Put the Brakes on Road Rage!

How to Avoid Road Rage

Aggressive driving, better know as "road rage," is the leading cause of accident deaths. Unfortunately, it is common. But, it is also avoidable.

  • Don't offend.
  • Be tolerant and forgiving.
  • Don't respond.
Road Rage

What to Do if You Are the Target of Road Rage

  • Keep calm and follow traffic laws.
  • Do not pull over or stop for aggressive drivers.
  • Do not escalate the situation with your own actions.
  • Drive a well-lit populated area and call 911.

What to Do if You Witness Acts of Road Rage

  • Keep calm and follow traffic laws. Don't chase the bad guys!
  • Call 911 and give the dispatcher as much information as you can regarding what happened.

Are you Prone to Aggressive Driving?

If you are the one who is prone to get heated with your fellow drivers, take a deep breath. Remember, it's not personal. No one is trying to ruin your day. We're all just trying to get from point A to point B in one piece.

  • Give yourself plenty of time.
  • Listen to music or audiobooks.
  • Don't retaliate.
  • Don't take it personally.
  • Remember to breathe.