Causes Of Road Rage
“Most people do not think have road but about 16 million Americans have this mental disorder (Tanner).” The justice system thinks it should be a crime. The average number of that have road rage have habitual road rage. According to Jack Nerad, “he defines habitual road rage as a persistent state of hostility behind the wheel, demonstrated by acts of aggression on a continuum of violence, and justified by righteous indignation (Nerad).” The most common causes of road rage are due to heavy traffic at anytime of the day, slow driving for people who are used to nothing in their way, and distracted driving.
Everyday people get on the road and there is always some type of traffic preventing others to not to their destination on time. “While an exhaustive review of these personality traits is well beyond the scope of this post, it 's perfectly intuitive that a highly competitive person would get angry when cut off in traffic since, to them, driving may be more of a competition with the others on the road. Likewise, a narcissistic person may think of himself or herself as the most important person on the road and be irritated by the other driver for that reason” (Martin). People get aggressive on the road caused by heavy traffic which makes the driver highly competitive with others. This can also cause to ride the bumper of a car, which can cause can accident.
When people drive slow it causes other drivers to slam on their breaks, honk their horns, and cause the other drivers to…