Survey Finds Road Rage on the Rise

Survey Finds Road Rage on the Rise

The behavior could include following too closely, yelling at another driver, cutting them off or making angry gestures.

The Detroit Free Press reported that nearly eight of every 10 U.S. drivers admit expressing anger, aggression or road rage at least once in the previous year, according to a survey released July 14th by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The behavior could include following too closely, yelling at another driver, cutting them off or making angry gestures.

An estimated 8 million drivers engaged in more extreme behavior on streets and roads that might be considered road rage, including bumping or ramming a vehicle on purpose or getting out of their cars to confront another driver, the foundation said.

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