Aggressive driving is a high-risk behavior. High-risk drivers climb into the anonymity of an automobile and take out their frustrations on anybody at any time. For them, frustration levels are high, and level of concern for fellow motorists is low. Most people believe that the worst thing that can happen if they speed or fail to obey traffic signals is that they will get a ticket, so it's an acceptable risk. Drivers like this are wrong. Maybe even dead wrong, because aggressive driving can kill. Aggressive driving contributed to 222 deaths on Idaho roads over the last 3 years (2012-2014), and another 1,913 people were seriously injured in aggressive-driver involved crashes.
You are an aggressive driver if you:
If confronted by an aggressive driver, you should:
Report Aggressive Drivers:
Road rage is a serious offense, and occurrences are becoming more common. Road rage is defined as a deliberate, violent act against another driver and is a criminal offense.
For more information about Aggressive Driving education and safety awareness efforts in Idaho please contact:
Josephine Middleton| Email: Josephine.Middleton@itd.idaho.gov