Rules of the Road: Are You a Road Rager?March 1, 2011 | in Rules of the Road: Driving Tips
Aggressive driving is not only unpleasant to other drivers, it can also be extremely dangerous as some who have been involved in instances of ‘road rage’ can attest. Undoubtedly, if you are someone who engages in aggressive driving or road rage from time to time, then you should understand just how unsafe your behavior is. However, if you think that your road rage behavior is something which can’t change, then you are mistaken, but you will need the will to apply some useful strategies which can lead to fewer instances of road rage and ultimately, better and safer driving.
Relieve your stress and anger in other ways! Many people who engage in aggressive driving or road rage are generally feeling stress or anger in some other part of their lives; if you are one who is under a lot of pressure or are generally in anger over something, it’s important to remember that there are more productive ways to get out your feelings than ‘bullying’ people on the road or responding to other drivers’ poor driving decisions. It’s also a good idea to be well-rested before getting out on the road as those who are tired are generally more cranky and willing to engage in angry driving.
Breathe deeply and slowly! There are a number of strategies which can be used to avoid road rage, and if you are someone concerned about your aggressive driving behavior, then be sure to find the courage and strength to begin applying these strategies so that you can become a calmer and safer driver! Find out more today or else be sure to take a defensive driving course so that you can learn more about how to stay safe on the road.← Distracted Driving Statistics | Is Driving Under the Influence Worth the Risk?… →