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This paper gives a personal account of incidents of road rage. The paper then discusses the growing epidemic of road rage in the United States and the effects that it has on individuals and driver safety in general. The paper discusses how road rage can be reduced on the roads by discussing the police's role and also the aims and successes of an organization called "Citizens against Speeding and Aggressive Driving".
From the Paper:"Road rage can take place anywhere you drive a motor vehicle. Parking lots, a drive-thru, such as at a bank or fast food restaurant, a red light, a highway during construction and just about any place you drive. Sometimes Road Rage is extended out of our cars and into the supermarkets, banks, local or department stores or just on the walk back to our cars. It's like a virus that is spreading like wild fire. ("Mad Driver's Disease: A survival guide for handling highway nuts, from a recovering lunatic")"
Sample of Sources Used:
- Adler, Jerry. "'Road Rage': We're Driven to Destruction." Newsweek, June 2, 1997, p70.
- Citizens Against Speeding and Aggressive Driving. "CASAD Driver Self-Evaluation" (1997).
- Dr. Driving. "Media Interviews with Dr. Driving on Road Rage and Aggressive Drivers". (October 8, 1997). http://www.aloha.net/~dyc/interview.html [October 10, 1997]
- Ferguson, Andrew. "Road Rage." Time 12 Jan 1998: 64, 66-68.
- Glazer, Sarah. "Aggressive Driving." CQ Researcher 25 Jul 1997: 651-652, 654-660. Levine, Art. "How Angry Drivers are Putting you in Danger." Redbook Mar 1997: 90-93, 114.
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Road Rage (2007, January 24) Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/road-rage-91505/
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