violence exhibited by drivers in traffic
Uncontrollable aggressive behaviour by the driver of a road vehicle, especially when caused by stress or frustration.
Road rage is aggressive or angry behavior by a driver of an automobile or other motor vehicle. Such behavior might include rude gestures, verbal insults, deliberately driving in an unsafe or threatening manner, or making threats. Road rage can lead to altercations, assaults, and collisions that result in injuries and even deaths. It can be thought of as an extreme case of aggressive driving. The term originated in the United States in 1987–1988, when a rash of freeway shootings occurred on the 405, 110, and 10 freeways in Los Angeles, California. These shooting sprees even spawned a response from the AAA Motor Club to its members on how to respond to drivers with road rage or aggressive maneuvers and gestures.
The numerical value of road rage in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of road rage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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