Road Rage And Reckless Driving Essay

911 Words Oct 14th, 2016 4 Pages
For a lot of people, road rage is a big problem. With the high levels of stress and how busy and in a hurry everyone is, road rage seems to be the norm these days. Road rage and reckless driving is very dangerous, and something needs to be done about it because most people think that it’s okay and just assume that everyone drives recklessly. I think that the main thing that causes road rage in this day in age is carelessness and high levels of stress. Many people have different opinions of driving. For me, driving is very calming, and it’s a good way to get my mind off of things. If I’m stressed out or just annoyed with people, then I can just get in my car, turn the radio on, and go for a drive to think things over or just try to forget about what happened. For others though, driving is very stressful, and it causes people to get angry. For some, the smallest thing can trigger someone. Whether they get cut off or if someone pulls out in front of them, they’re initial response is to have road rage and be hostile to the driver that was being reckless. This is shown in the article “Rambos of the Road” when Gottfried wrote about someone following him and the two women in the car with him after Gottfried passed the other driver at night (Gottfried 285). I think that this is a good representation of how a lot of drivers are today. I think that one of the main reasons that people are so arrogant on the road is because of how busy and stressed out people are these days. People…

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