road rage, Timothy Dimoff, Life Rage

Road Rage: 5 Tried and Tested Ways to Avoid It [Updated]

In Florida, two men exchanged words in at an intersection, pull into a nearby parking lot, get out of their cars, and start beating on each other. One man has a knife. He stabs the other man in the face several times, and the knife victim is rushed to the hospital. In Wisconsin, a woman is teaching her teenage son to drive. They have a minor car crash. The driver of the other vehicle shoots her to death. In Georgia, a man runs over another person he thought was throwing golf balls at his car. Unfortunately, incidents like this are reported to law enforcement every day. How can these incidents be avoided? Where did these cases go seriously wrong? Statistics are Alarming According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 80% of polled drivers express severe aggression, anger, or road rage at least once a year. Per NHTSA, 66% of traffic fatalities are caused by aggressive driving. 37% of aggressive driving incidents involve firearms, according to AutoVantage. 5 Tips to Avoid Road Rage In my book Life Rage, I have several suggestions when dealing with the other guy, listed on Page 117-118. Here is a synopsis: Never pull over...

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