Road Rage Speech

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Road rage Why do normally patient people become impatient behind the wheel? So what is road rage. Road Rage is a motorist 's uncontrolled anger that is usually provoked by another motorist 's irritating act and is expressed in aggressive or violent behavior. Most people who say they are good driver and that they never ever had a moment where they had road rage. That is true to a very little certain but a lot of people do experience road rage.
You see it every day on our roads: people speeding past, changing lanes without signal, weaving dangerously across three and four lanes, passing too closely on either side of your car, speeding up to block you out, not allowing you to change lanes or merge on or off the highway, other drivers racing
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Mental health professionals define certain behaviors as problematic when they have consequences. Road rage, and especially those acts which lead to confrontations, can have significant consequences, including getting cited by the police, getting arrested for reckless driving (three or more moving violations in a row), having your license suspended or revoked, losing or tripling your auto insurance policy, damaging your car or the other driver’s car, getting sued, or injuring or killing someone in the other car or someone in your car, including your spouse or children. Road rage victims and perpetrators have been pepper sprayed, stabbed, beaten, run down, and shot by each…show more content…
During a recent poll conducted by AAA, half of drivers who shared road rage stories admitted to engaging in aggressive behavior in response. This type of active engagement leads to more accidents, and sadly more deaths. Both AAA and NHTSA warn drivers to avoid giving in to the temptation to seek revenge or intimidate aggressive drivers. This kind of behavior often escalates a minor incident into dangerous combative driving, which can put even more drivers at risk. That number has been steadily increasing at a rate of 7% each year. In fact, data gathered by indicates that 66% of recent traffic fatalities can be linked to aggressive driving. More disturbingly, 37% of those fatalities were found to be caused by a firearm, rather than a typical accident.
To avoid road rage while on the road, take some precautions and prepare for unexpected scenarios on the road. Stay calm and avoid anger on the road Don’t tell or make obscene gestures Always signal when changing lanes and use your horn sparingly Don’t drive too closely to other drivers Don’t compete on the road Don’t take other drivers’ actions personally Plan ahead for your trips so you have plenty of time to reach your

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