Aggressive Driving Essay

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  • Persuasive Essay On Aggressive Driving

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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

  • The Great Debate : Essentialism Vs. Dominance

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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

  • Does Hostile Driving Causing Safety Concerns?

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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

  • Essay about How To Become A Less Aggressive Driver

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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

  • Driving On The Road Rage

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    characteristics. When you are driving, you can encounter a lot of different types of drivers. The four most known ones are the aggressive driver, the speeder, the kind driver, and the multitasker. All four of these characteristics are very different so you will be able to tell which drivers fall in which categories. Every driver has a destination they are trying to reach and these four characteristics of drivers have a different way of reaching that destination. When you are driving on the roads, you will

  • Descriptive Essay On Driving

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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

  • Essay on Traffic Safety

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    Administration (NHTSA) defines aggressive driving as "the operation of a motor vehicle in a manner that endangers or is likely to endanger persons or property"—a traffic and not a criminal offense like road rage. Examples include speeding or driving too fast for conditions, improper lane changing, tailgating and improper passing. Approximately 6,800,000 crashes occur in the United States each year; a substantial number are estimated to be caused by aggressive driving. 1997 statistics compiled by NHTSA

  • Common Causes Of Pedestrian

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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

  • Distractions Behind the Wheel

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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

  • Essay On Road Rage

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    On October 22, 2008 at the age of 14, my best friend Jeffany Cepeda was struck by a driver while crossing the road to get to school. The worst part was that it was in front of her mother.  On the phone and fed up with traffic, the driver sped to not get stopped at the red light. However, the red light came and she was unable to stop in time. The driver hit her with such force that she flew about 12 feet. After the accident, most of her teenage years were spent in hospitals and therapy centers. Paralyzed