Drivers can lose their confidence for a number of reasons. Accidents, near-misses, embarrassing parking mishaps, or just being out of practice, are some of the more common causes behind driving phobias.
Is driving anxiety common?
It’s common for driving to trigger panic and anxiety in people. Just the thought of having to drive can make some people extremely anxious. For others, specific conditions may be particularly anxiety inducing, such as when a route involves crossing bridges or passing through tunnels.