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Road Rage- Adding Insult To Injury

ROAD RAGE ADDING INJURY TO INSULT WHAT EXACTLY IS ROAD RAGE? "When a driver commits moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property; an assault with a motor vehicle or other dangerous weapon by the operator or passenger of one motor vehicle on the operator or passengers of another motor vehicle." - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ROAD RAGE VS AGGRESSIVE DRIVING Aggressive driving is a traffic offense, while road rage is a criminal charge, wherein the blame is placed upon the driver. OVER A SEVEN YEAR PERION 218 MURDERS AND 12,610 INJURIES WERE ATTRIBUTED TO ROAD RAGE 66% OF TRAFFIC FATALITIES ARE CAUSED BY AGGRESSIVE DRIVING SPEED HALF OF DRIVERS WHO ARE ON THE RECEIVING END OF AN AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR, SUCH AS HORN HONKING, A RUDE GESTURE, OR TAILGATING ADMIT TO RESPONDING WITH AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR THEMSELVES. 37% OF AGGRESSIVE DRIVING INCIDENTS INVOLVE A FIREARM MALES UNDER THE AGE OF 19 ARE MOST LIKELY TO EXHIBIT ROAD RAGE MOVE! 2% OF DRIVERS ADMIT TO TRYING TO RUN AN AGGRESSOR OFF THE ROAD CAUSES OF ROAD RAGE: • TRAFFIC CONGESTION • RUNNING LATE/DRIVING IN A HURRY • THE NEED TO BE “FIRST" OR "RIGHT" • TAILGATING • HONKING THE HORN • FAILURE TO USE TURN SIGNALS SOURCES http://www.safemotorist.com/articles/road_rage.aspx DefensiveDriving com http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/aggressive/aggproplanner/page05.htm http://blog.americansafetycouncil.com/causes-of-road-rage-and-how-to-avoid-it/ Got A Ticket? OJust Click It! 65

Road Rage- Adding Insult To Injury

shared by brianrclay on Feb 05
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This infographic shows how crazy the roads are out there. Road Rage is real and leads to a lot of unnecessary accidents.

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