RECKLESS AND AGGRESSIVE DRIVING

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Be a Safe Driver

Do not speed. Speeding-related crashes resulted in 13,713 fatalities in 2002. Speed reduces the amount of time you have to react to a situation.

Leave racing to the professionals. Racing your friends isn’t only against the law, it’s also dangerous. If people in another car want to test how fast you can drive, make the better judgment to ignore them. Don’t put your life, or the lives of others, at risk.

Wear your safety belt. Research has shown that lap/shoulder belts, when used properly, reduce the risk of fatal injury to front-seat passenger car occupants by 45% and the risk of moderate-to-critical injury by 50%. For light truck occupants, safety belts reduce the risk of fatal injury by 60% and moderate-to-critical injury by 65%.

To stop yourself from driving recklessly or aggressively, try
these steps.

What should you do when confronted by an aggressive driver?

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