SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Do most drivers engage in some kind of road rage?
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says nearly 8 out of 10 U.S. drivers it surveyed admit expressing anger, aggression or road rage at least once in the previous year. That includes either following too closely, yelling at another driver, cutting them off or making angry gestures.READ MORE: Lockdown-Violating Underground Gatherings Investigated Over Recent Spate of San Jose Shootings
And an estimated 8 million drivers engaged in more extreme behavior that might be considered “road rage,” including bumping or ramming a vehicle on purpose or getting out of their cars to confront another driver.READ MORE: The Game Changer: New Test Helps Doctors Find Hidden Prostate Cancer
Sociologists say they’re not surprised that the most aggressive and aggrieved drivers are young men ages 19 to 39. And male drivers are three times more likely than women to have gotten out of a car to confront another driver or rammed another vehicle on purpose.MORE NEWS: Oakley School Board Interim Trustees Vote to Fill Vacant Seats; Reject Special Election
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