you ever experienced a bad day and you just didn't feel like
yourself? Then, some "jerk" makes you angry on your
drive home. These are conditions that are perfect for road
rage, and almost everybody has experienced them. The only
difference between you and a road rager is how you deal with
protect yourself you have to get a hold of your emotions.
The worst thing that you want to happen is to meet someone
who is as angry as you, or possibly even more possessed by
rage. This will likely cause a confrontation on the road that
may lead to an exchange of gestures, dangerous driving tactics
and physical violence. If you are angry at someone on the
road - let it go. Come to the Road Ragers web site and fill
out a Road Ragers citation.
you are a innocent victim of road rage by some angry driver
you must protect yourself. Follow some of the guidelines on
the right to help yourself overcome these types of situations.
Most importantly, do not make eye contact with an angry driver.
An angry look is all he/she needs to increase the level of
rage. The best advice is to safely get away from an angry
driver as quickly as possible. Take the next right turn and
choose an alternate route to your destination. If necessary,
pull over and cool off before continuing on your way.
an enraged driver attempts to follow you there is a good chance
that the level of violence may increase. Do not go home. Go
straight to the nearest police detachment and file a complaint/report
when you arrive there.
endanger yourself by trying to evade a road rager. Drive the
speed limit and observe all traffic control devices.
Remember to be respectful while
driving. Treat other people the way you would want to be
Never take the other driver personally, he/she is only
reacting on a road rage instinct.
make eye contact with an angry driver.
you react to anything that is done to you please ask
yourself, "Is getting back at that jerk worth my life?"
polite and courteous, even when others are not.
ask yourself: "Could the other driver have possibly
made a mistake?"
you are harassed by another driver and being followed,
do not go home. Go to the nearest police detachment.
down and relax!
underestimate other drivers' capacity for mayhem.
your driving stress by allowing enough time to get where
you are going. Know the roads that are under construction
and listen to weather reports that may cause traffic
delays. Practice patience and keep your cool.
that you cannot control the drivers around you, but
you can control the way they affect your well-being.
Be calm and drive safely.