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Road rage can be the cause of car accidents anywhere in the world. If you find yourself on the receiving end of a road rage incident, here's how to handle the situation.
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If you've scrolled through the blog section on MyCarForum, you'll know that road rage is commonplace in Singapore. A poorly handled road rage incident could escalate into an accident. So, it's best to learn how to respond or react to one.
What is road rage?
Road rage refers to destructive behaviour by furious drivers, motorcyclists and even cyclists. Destructive behaviour includes verbal insults, serious threat of physical violence, speeding, honking, tailgating, making angry gestures, shouting, blocking paths, ramming into another vehicle (the list of negativity goes on).
If you feel physically endangered - as a pedestrian, a fellow motorist, or a passer-by - you're a victim of road rage.
What causes road rage?
What makes people angry on the road? The triggers are limitless - heavy traffic, running late, drivers disregarding safety regulations and ignoring road laws (just to mention a few).