Aggressive driving behaviors leading to road rage are a threat to the security and safety of the population who commute on a regular basis. Injury, damage to property and even loss of life can result from road rages and that is why prevention of such is a necessity for the public’s safety.
Below, we list down some practical tips you may use to avoid a road rage incident.
Control Anger, Anxiety and Aggressive Behavior
The prevention of a road rage incident significantly comes from your own effort. You may control your anger and other aggressive tendencies by doing the following:
- Create a peaceful environment in your car which may include listening to calming soundtracks that may help alleviate any tense feeling building up.
- Avoid travelling late so you will have plenty of time to go to your destination and be relaxed while driving.
- Take breaks every 3 hours when having a long drive, and take deep breaths when feeling anxious or impatient.
- Be sure that you are well rested before the drive so that you will not feel tired, stressed or annoyed because the accumulated sleep loss may be the cause of your aggression.
- Avoid using a cellphone, watching movies,