Insights on Driver’s Behavior Regarding Hydraulic Horn use in Transport Vehicles of Bangladesh
Author(s): Nasrin Akter, Bilkis Banu, Sujana Haque Chowdhury, Kazi Rakibul Islam, Md. Tanzeerul Islam, Sarder Mahmud Hossain
This study aimed to identify the crucial determinants provoking the hydraulic honking behaviors among motor vehicle drivers. It was a cross-sectional study with 206 drivers randomly selected from Dhaka city. Data were collected using a semi-structured pre-tested questionnaire. Miserably, the study revealed that is almost half (44.7%) of the respondents were identified as hydraulic horn users. Most of them were used in overcrowding (23%) and overtaking (18%) situations. The study analyzed the significant predictors associated with the behavior of hydraulic horn use. Youngers (AOR= 5.81, p < 0.01); illiterate (AOR= 10.6, p<0.01) drivers used hydraulic horn in the motor vehicles.