Road rage is a widespread phenomenon, with nearly 80 percent of drivers admitting to expressing significant anger or aggression behind the wheel at some point in the past year.
With those odds, even your sweet Aunt Ruth has probably laid on her horn or flipped the bird at someone recently. That’s because the anonymity we sense when sitting in the protection of our car can actually embolden us to act more recklessly or aggressively towards others than we normally would.
So, what can you do about it? The next time you feel the heat rising while you’re behind the wheel, try out these five tips:
Take the community perspective.
Traffic is a social interaction; a give and take. It’s not a contest! T