Remember back to the last time that you were running late for an important .
If your life is anything like mine you get stopped at .
every red light, grandpa in front of you is going twenty miles under the speed limit, and .
you come across a detour. How you handle these situations is the key. Are you one to .
be patient and have the laid back attitude that when you get there you get there; or are .
you the type of person to give the person the finger, yell and tailgate the person, and .
endanger lives? Road rage has become an obvious epidemic, but how serious is it really? .
From the crazy, catchy, headlines it is intriguing. Why do people have such rage, and .
what causes it are among the various questions I have often wondered. Are they really .
just crazies? We shall find out, but travel at you own risk! .
The definition of road rage is very widely noted. Since it is still a relatively new .
term a formal definition has not yet been established. Arnold Nerenberg, a clinical .
psychologist defines it as "A mental disorder and a social disease". Including drivers .
reacting with anger at another driver, the anger is expressed overtly and communicated .
to the other. Nerenberg has established a new diagnosis called "road rage disorder". .
More than fifty three percent of the population has this disorder, and keeps growing and .
growing. (Fumento, "Road Rage Furry"). One reason for the continual increase of road .
rage is that children who grow up with someone who demonstrates road rage have a .
predisposition to later developing the same behaviors. Nurenberg describes .
four major traffic situations that often trigger road rage: Feeling endangered, being .
detained by others who are going slow, watching others break the rules of the road, and .
feeling the need to retaliate (Goehing, Jan "Aggressive Driving"). These situations .
definitely sound accurate to me. Although I am a very cautious driver, these things set .
This is called having road rage. ... Any type of stress that one has in their life can lead to road rage. ... Police also can add to road rage. ... By following these simple tips, it is easy to avoid aggressive road rage all together. In conclusion, Wayne Payne and Dale Hahn's article titled "Rage on the Road", does an excellent job of explaining road rage and how to avoid becoming an aggressive driver. ...
Road rage has killed many people on the highways. ... Road rage has accounted for two-thirds of all highway traffic deaths Road rage is more apparent now than 50 years ago. ... Road rage has killed many people: A. ... Road rage is more apparent now than 50 years ago: A. ... Overall, road rage is a continuing and progressing problem on our roads today. ...
Violence Causes Road Rage I walk to my car because work is finally over. ... In this case of road rage, I was lucky. ... Road rage is an increasing problem in the United States. ... Road rage causes many different threats and harms. ... Road rage is also caused by the increased traffic congestion. ...
This is the birth of road rage. Cases of road rage are reported not only nationwide, but also worldwide. ... (185) The cure for road rage does not stop there. ... Road rage is growing with each new generation. ... This just adds to more people having to contend with road rage. ...
The common thought of road rage is typically wrong. ... Sometimes road rage has nothing to do with the driving at all. ... Another reason why road rage may occur is race. 1. ... Territory is a very important factor in road rage. 1. ... The effects of road rage are sometimes deadly. ...
How does Road Rage affect society? ... Why is there such a presents of road rage in society. Let's start by looking at the meaning of road rage. ... Road rage is affecting society at many levels. ... Road rage is causing undue stress on citizens that can lead to further health problems. ...
What is road rage? ... Road rage is aggressive driving behaviors that contribute to fatal crashes. ... Road rage causes people to behave irrationally. ... Road rage is more extreme than aggressive driving and much more rare. 1.) ... What can be done to prevent more acts of road rage and aggressive driving? ...
Almost every day the media reports another horrible incident involving aggressive driving or in its most extreme form, road rage. ... Examining the phenomenon of aggressive driving, psychologists Lawton and Nutter (2002) survey a large collection of data to compare the levels and expression of anger in everyday and driving situations in hopes of testing the beliefs about aggression on the road. ... Further research may be able to determine the relationship between road rage and car accidents, and whether or not it's a contributing factor of accidents. ... State ...