Daily Archives: January 14, 2007

Recognizing and preventing Road Rage

Road rage is a growing problem. If you drive at all, there’s a good chance that you may see or feel, or worse, become a victim of road rage. Road rage is an incident caused by one driver (usually an aggressive or angry driver) doing something that sets off another driver.

Upon provocation angry drivers sometimes commit acts of violence upon other drivers, and sometimes murder. It’s pathetic that someone is in such a hurry on the roads or freeways, but they have the time to assault or murder someone.

Road rage usually stems from selfishness (concerned only with oneself without regard for the well-being of others, egotistical) and in some cases pride (an excessively high opinion of ones self, conceit).

In a perfect world, you would always be on time, never have any traffic and wouldn’t have to deal with someone else’s stupidity and rudeness. But alas, the world we live in is far from perfect. Below are some things that can lead to road rage and some ways to help prevent it.

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