Causes of anxiety while driving can actually be very rational. After all driving a car means traveling at a high speed, being vigilant and aware at all times, responsibilities that shouldn’t be taken lightly by any driver.
In addition some suffers of such anxiety have had a frightening experience whether while driving or as a passenger in a car. They may have witnessed a car accident or simply may be prone to feel stressed or anxious easily. Often anxiety experienced while driving can be the result of a number of contributing factors.
Don’t Avoid Driving!
Our normal reaction to a stressful situation is to avoid it, this only sub-consciously confirms the fears and makes the phobia and anxiety even stronger. Keep a regular pattern of driving, even if the distances are short.
Avoid The City Centre!
For those who suffer anxiety while driving, it is better to gain confidence in safe, slower areas without the existence of heavy traffic. Once the levels of anxiety have lowered in such areas, try somewhere a little busier.</p>
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