How to Prevent Road Rage

August 02, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Prevent Road Rage

Driving really seems fun to a lot of people in the world but what happens when this fun changes into tailgating and lots of shouts, if you have also experienced such thing then I must say welcome into the world of ‘Road Rage’. There are lots of people who claims that they are mentally very calm and if you want to check their calmness then just sit with them in their car and ask them to go into some area having lots of rush of traffic, you’ll soon see the calmness turning into anger when the car in front of them will delay to accelerate at the green signal. I have seen lots of advertisement that suggests to avoid the road rage but I really can’t understand what a devil come inside me when someone on the road comes in front of my car and stays even for less than 5 seconds.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has shown records of millions of people who have invited their death just because of road rage, now this act is also considered to be a criminal act of violence but still people seems helpless in front of this aggressive behavior. Here I am going to show you some ways by the help of which you may prevent the road rage.

  • You might have seen some little baby crying badly and when asked from mothers then a same reply comes ‘he/she has not completed his sleep requirement’, just put yourself in place of that baby, you didn’t cry that much but instead of crying you shout at others. It’s a proven fact that we become cranky when the sleep remains incomplete and road rage can also be a result of this so try to complete your sleep requirements in order to stay cool and calm on the roads.
  • Sometime we tend to be calm but the aggressions of some other driver makes us aggressive as well, so in order to avoid this situation you should not maintain an eye contact with that driver. Avoid him as much as you can and take his comments just like jokes and you’ll surely enjoy that situation.
  • Try to stay on a same lane and don’t change your lanes frequently because this habit will welcome the wrath of other drivers and their anger will also awoke your rage as well, the collaboration of all these negative feelings will finally turn into a whole war of harsh comments and this can also lead to some serious accident. .
  • Always keep this thing in mind that the safety of yourself and your ca is far more important than teaching the wrong doer a lesson, if you’ll negatively react on some other’s fault then that may turn really bad on your behalf and you can face some serious accident.
  • If you must have to sit in the car and wait for the long time then don’t let your brain carry too much heat on it, just turn on the music and try to relax, doing some spa kind of treatment while waiting will also keep yourself cool and you’ll not burst onto the other person.
  • Try to be tolerant with the drivers, who have shown the learner sign on their cars, just remember the time when you were also a learner and made many silly mistakes. Caring for other drivers will not provoke your anger and you will be able to travel safely on the roads.

So these were some of the tips that may help you to prevent the road rage and have a safe and calm journey. Remember just follow the rules and show tolerance for the other people who are either driving or walking on the roads, you’ll surely get complete satisfaction from your road journey.


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