PACIS 2021 Proceedings

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Information technology is playing an increasingly essential role in reducing driving risk by helping individuals improve their safe driving behavior. The purpose of this research is to empirically examine the effects of IT, exposure to mobile app usage, on individual’s driving behavior changing. Based on motivational theory, this study investigates how driving-assistant app usage influences driver’s behavior and further influences their driving performance. A field experiment is designed to collect the individual app usage and driving data from 200 drivers. The research results will benefit both IT designers and drivers theoretically and practically.



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