Anxiety and other stress-related conditions are a common problem in today’s fast paced, high tech society. The fear of driving is one such problem that can lead to a full blown phobia. Fear of driving phobia can lead to avoidance behavior, anxiety, agoraphobia, and even panic attacks…
Too Scared to Drive? 7 Bizarre Motoring Phobias Fear of flying, fear of heights even fear of water, all pretty common and rational fears I think you’d agree? But what about when someone tells you they are scared of driving – how would you react then? “How can anyone be afraid to get in their […]
Does your fear of driving have you constantly driving scared? Is your fear affecting your ability to drive your car safely? Do you avoid highways, overpasses, or bridges? Do you sometimes avoid driving altogether?
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The fear of bridges was thrust into the national spotlight this week with the collapse of the I-5 bridge in Washington state. This following the tragic collapse of the in I-35W bridge in Minneapolis several years ago that killed 13 people and injuring 145 . That fact is our nation’s infrastructure is in bad shape and […]
Anxiety while driving at night is a common phobia that at times affects even the most confident of drivers. Since our eyes don’t function as well at night we often experience visibility problems and increased response and reaction times. There are some simple adjustments you can make to improve your night driving and reduce driving […]
Most people who suffer from the fear of driving don’t even know the official name for it: Hodophobia. Hodophobia is derived from the Greek word “hodos”, meaning path and “phobos” meaning fear. In all fairness, hodophobia is not limited to driving anxiety but also the fear of travelling by plane or boat too. Fear of […]
Before I learned how to effectively manage my anxiety my biggest fear was having a panic attack in public. But worst of all was the nightmare of having a panic attack while driving my car. Panic attacks are bad enough but having one while stuck behind the wheel of my car added several additional symptoms that […]
Driving stress affects all of us who get behind the wheel and most of the time it is self-inflicted stress. Sure you may blame it on congested roads, non-coordinated stoplights, construction detours, rush hour traffic, crappy drivers, poor weather, and even your own cranky children in the backseat. But the bottom line is you’re the only […]
The fear of driving on bridges is a driving phobia that can trigger high levels of fear and anxiety and even cause panic attacks. It’s tied into the general fear of bridges called Gephyrophobia and is medically classified as an anxiety disorder. The fear of driving on bridges causes irrational thoughts and can be incredibly […]
Driving a car can cause anxiety at times for even the most calm person. Frequent anxiety while driving can lead to a driving phobia. A phobia is a fear of an activity, event, thing, or situation that can lead to avoidance. If you develop a driving phobia it can be absolutely terrifying at times to […]
In Russia, insurance fraud is so common that most drivers mount a camera on their dashboards to record everything that occurs while they drive to protect themselves from being victimized. Here in this short video, a man is teaching his young daughter how to drive on the expressway. He’s offering his driving advice and explaining […]
Welcome to The Fear Of Driving. Our goal here is to help you overcome your driving anxiety, fears, and phobias and help you get back behind the wheel again.
The fear of driving is a common problem that can be resolved with simple step-by-step solutions. We'll show you how to do it. Welcome.