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    personal frustrations out other drivers on the road. This is what we all know very well as to be aggressive driving. Every decision we make while driving is a combination of both public and private acts. The car acts as a vessel sheltering the driver from the outside world as it takes you from point A to point B. This creates a sense of personal power and can become quite intoxicating. Aggressive driving can mean a wide variety of acts or a combination of a few acts. Acts such as excessive speeding

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    Defensive Driving

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    Defensive driving is a trait that is hard to teach to many drivers. Frustration at the behaviors of other drivers or simply wanting to move faster is often an innate aspect of a driver's personality. However, there are simple ways that you can tone down your aggressiveness and learn how to become a safer, more defensive driver. Assessing Your Driving Aggressiveness Sometimes, it's hard to know whether or not you're truly an aggressive driver or if you just have a few aggressive driving tendencies

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    The Empire Came Home

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    Their spouses are transformed into master sergeants, and their bosses into dictators. Feeling angry and resentful, passive-aggressive persons will even go so far as to sabotage themselves to hurt their adversaries. The economic recession behavior these all contribute to a sense of powerlessness. The changing of traditional social and sexual roles, not to mention the dangers and

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    Riding with my older sister, Alex, when she first started driving was terrifying. The car swerved and jerked as she sped down the highway. Sitting in the backseat, my eyes were constantly wide with fear, and I often found myself gripping the handle on the door until my knuckles turned white. Whenever a car approached, my heart began to beat rapidly out of fear that she would hit it. However when my other sister, Emily, started driving, I enjoyed riding with her. She drove the speed limit and rarely

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    behaviors in driving that do not specifically fall into these theories. First of all men and women drive differently because they show different amounts of aggression. Aggressive drivers are best known for putting someone else in danger or harm’s way while driving. This type of behavior is found more in men than women while driving. For example, “When it comes to aggressive driving, however, the majority (54 percent) of drivers cite men as the most likely culprits of aggressive driving. Compared

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    Black ice, oil and grease, potholes, large cracks, and uneven surfaces may cause slip, trip, and fall injuries. Reckless or negligent driving. Speeding and aggressive driving to get to an open parking space, distracted driving while texting or looking for a space, and failure to observe signs all contribute to cars injuring

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    Does Hostile Driving Causing Safety Concerns? Hostile driving is the number one leading cause of deaths due to aggressive driving on our roadways today. In society today we find many hostile drivers with their eyes looking off the road, onto their phones and their foot laying on the gas pedal. In society today, it is hard not to feel like the drivers on both sides of the roads have become more territorial, more aggressive, more controlling and just plain awful when they get behind the wheel. This

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    into a vehicle. To show how dangerous distracted driving is compared to gun related deaths. Statistics show, “The total number of Gun-Related Deaths in 2010 were 428, while the total number of Traffic Fatalities in 2010 were 608” (Jones Para 1). The total number of traffic fatalities exceeds the total number of gun deaths. There are several distractions on the road today such as, using electronic devices while driving, drinking, and being an aggressive driver. Traffic safety is one the most important

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    the most of people, driving in traffic is probably high on your list. No matter what you do it remains the same. Looking at most major highways these days, you probably would think you were on a racetrack instead of a roadway. For being that, there are three excellent reasons for becoming a less aggressive driver. First, driving aggressively is not healthy for you. Second, you ended up saving your life and getting the place you want to go safely. Third, when you are aggressive, you put yourself, passenger

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    something that we’re all familiar with today, but why does it occur, and why does it affect so many people? Is there a driving sociological or psychological force behind road rage? What is it about sitting in a metal box for hours at a time every day which causes us to lose our tempers so spectacularly? Youtube and personal experience have demonstrated that road rage and dangerous driving can lead to physical confrontations, either from inside of our vehicles or outside of it, and even death in some cases

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