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road rage

n.
Violent behavior exhibited by drivers in traffic, often as a manifestation of stress.
A situation in which an angered driver or passenger attempts to kill, injure or intimidate a pedestrian or another driver or passenger or damage another’s vehicle, as consequence of a perceived transgression by another driver or, less commonly, by a pedestrian
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That's why many people exude road rage behaviour," Alden said.
Between 2013 and 2014, there was a 59 per cent leap in road rage incidents and between 2012 and 2014, the police forces recorded 1,331 incidents.
If the stress (of road rage in this case) stays with you for long, there are chances of damaging effects to the body.
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Surely those policing our roads should be looking out for driving which incites road rage and then educating perpetrators.
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A shock new report entitled Courtesy on the Road has revealed that nearly one in six motorists admitted to initiating a road rage incident.
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