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Signs of Road Rage

While you may know to avoid dangerous potholes or other problems, noticing road rage can sometimes be more difficult. Knowing the signs of anger and frustration that lead people to break traffic laws and follow after other cars on the road is important for anyone. Here are the most common signs of road rage in New York.

Most Common Signs of Road Rage

Shouts and honks

According to NBC News, if you encounter someone attempting to catch your attention by repeatedly honking or beeping his or her horn at you, it can be a warning sign of road rage. These rude gestures indicate feelings of intense frustration from another driver.

Although this may seem harmless but annoying, the situation can eventually escalate into tailgating or exiting the vehicle to fight physically. The driver may even attempt to run you off the road.

Close following distance

Not leaving a proper following distance between yourself and others on the road is dangerous. When a person drives over curbs, or runs a red light in order to catch up to someone else, then it can become deadly.

If you notice a driver close behind you for a long time, note how they appear. Some people may make intensely frustrated faces or even flash their lights at you as they drive in order to show their irritation.

Rapid lane changes

Swerving in and out of lanes, especially on the highway, can cause a serious accident. If someone is driving recklessly due to anger, you may notice him or her dodging other cars or unsafely turning into or out of another place.

Keeping your cool while in traffic may help to minimize this worry, as well as knowing the signs of a road rage problem before it happens.

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If you or someone you know suffered catastrophic injuries from a dangerous driver, please call our Albany car accident lawyers today. We’ll fight for your right to just compensation.

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