More people hit the road during the holidays than during any other time of the year. And if it seems that this time of the year brings out all the bad drivers, you're right! Trace & Laci look at why there's so much road rage during this cheerful time.
Study: Holiday Season Brings Out The Worst In Drivers
"If you have witnessed a case of aggressive driving lately, you are in the majority of drivers surveyed across the country."
How Road Rage Works
"Road rage" became a popular buzz term in the '90s as stories about motorists attacking one another in parking lots and intersections seemed to increase."
The Psychology of Road Rage and What to Do About It
"There are many disadvantages to having a car-centric society like ours, including air pollution, health problems related to not getting enough exercise, high personal and governmental monetary costs, deaths and injuries, etc. On top of all this, there's a common problem that we're too often downplaying: all the stress and anger caused by spending so much time driving."
"The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests - stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays present a dizzying array of demands - parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few."
Road Rage: Why We Lose It
The root of road rage: Humans are territorial, and the car is an extension of a person's territory, AAA says
How to Fight Road Rage
"It is apparent that road ragers represent a very mixed bag of people. They may have only one of the attributes described above or several characteristics, or they may have other features we have yet to discover. Regardless of the initiating factors, however, road ragers seem to respond to various types of therapies."
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