;Motorcycle is a mode of transportation which is convenient, economy, and motorized, these characteristics lead to motorcycle becomes one of the most general vehicles in Taiwan, and result in many traffic accidents. As stated by Ministry of the Interior, the motorcycles in A1 accident the number of events is the largest and accounts for nearly 50%. Therefore, the motorcycles can be regarded as the types of vehicles having a high accident risk. Moreover, on the basis of the analysis of the ages causing motorcycle accidents, it happens on young people age 18-24 most frequently. The result represents that young people could be injured seriously or even lose their lives because of just getting their licenses, not having much experience and sense of safety.
This study sample consisted of 1,302 colleges and university students. 50 of 156 universities in Taiwan were selected according to their locations with North, Middle, South, and East four areas, and used Cross-Classified Random Effects Model (CCREM) to investigate the factors that influence aberrant driving behavior among schools, residences, and students.
According to the result of this study, aberrant driving behavior, risk perception, attitude, and safety climate are significant correlated with each other. By model analysis, it can be found that student’s aberrant driving behavior have significant differences among schools. But in group level, safety climate of school and place of residence not significant influence on aberrant driving behavior. In individual level, risk perception and attitudes toward traffic safety have a significant negative effect on aberrant driving behavior. Risk perception also have a positive effect on attitudes toward traffic safety.