Road Rage

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Road Rage

Each day hundreds of cars are sold in the U.S., and new drivers are introduced into the exiting world of automotive. It is more than seventy five percent of the U.S. population that drives a car, polluting our highways of rubber and metal. These cars that can weight up to an average of three tons can be very dangerous, especially if not conducted with the respect it deserves. Because of this matter, a big concern that many drivers have to be careful with is something called "Road Rage". It is something that many drivers experience when out on the streets. What effects can road rage cause? To name a few, road rage can get a person a fine for reckless driving, can cause an accident after reacting negative to another driver's driving and in some cases death among the innocent.

Out on our busy roads, one could find himself in a lot of trouble when it comes to reckless driving. This is an effect caused by road rage that could cost a person up to one thousand dollars in fines or even to lose the privilege of driving for a period of time. State troopers, which are the authority on the roads, have no mercy on these kinds of drivers. Usually, ones mentality does not allow you to lose your temper while driving, but in some occasions this is not true. If a driver is peacefully driving and another driver cuts him off, he might lose his cool, perhaps because of issues he might have, and if caught by an officer of the law there is not much that he can say or do to get out of the ticket. Whatever your negative reaction was to the action of the other driver it is considered reckless and will cost you a great fine.

Road rage can also cause accidents, and on our road today accidents are not something that we see once in a while. Drivers now a day are not one-hundred percent safe on the road. There is always a chance of being in an accident, and being safe should be every drivers number one concern. Ever since the first time we get into a car, we are taught...
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