Driving anxiety is a quite specific form of anxiety also defined as an “unreasonable fear of driving”. Commonly, people are afraid of losing control on the road due to which they are scared of driving. Some people refuse to drive while others develop a phobia. In recent research, it has been proved that 25 to 33 % of sufferers in the U.S. developed driving anxiety because they got into a road accident or they saw someone being hospitalized because of a road accident.
However, there is no long-term illness associated with driving anxiety that you have to worry about. Here we have some basic facts about driving anxiety and some simple steps that can help you overcome your fear.