Drivers who are angry, irritated or frustrated on the road are more likely to engage in aggressive behavior. They are also more likely to commit traffic violations that endanger others on the road.
Road rage happens when you cut off another vehicle, tailgate, honk at the other driver or drive in a threatening manner that makes other drivers feel threatened. Aggressive driving can result in deadly situations on the road.
Road rage is an uncontrolled surge of negative emotions that leads to a person reacting angrily to other drivers, such as cutting them off or tailgating. It can also include violent or aggressive actions like slamming into a car, chasing another vehicle off the road or running a red light.
When you are angry, it is difficult to think clearly, make quick decisions or be patient with other drivers on the road. This can lead to overspeeding, breaking traffic rules and causing accidents.
Road rage can affect your driving license, including a possible revocation. In addition, it can increase your insurance rates due to the increased risk of being involved in a traffic accident.
While some people are able to regulate their anger and aggression while on the road, others can't do so and experience a rise in irrational thoughts and behaviors. Road rage is a common problem and can occur anywhere.