Agency shares 5 ways to deal with aggressive drivers

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has offered great tips on dealing with aggressive drivers.

Aggressive driving

What is aggressive driving?

Wikipedia describes this as " a way of driving any type of vehicle or affecting any type of maneuver on a vehicle in which the driver deliberately behaves in such a manner as to increase the risk of a road accident."

Thus, an aggressive driver is harmful to both him/herself and to other road users.

In order to survive an encounter with an aggressive/angry motorists, use the following tips shared by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).

  • Simply get out of their way.
  • Avoid making eye contact.
  • Lock your doors, and keep your windows up.
  • Avoid responding with rude gestures.
  • Never underestimate the level of his/her aggression or anger.

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