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4 strategies for dealing with aggressive drivers

Reacting to Aggressive Drivers

A common wisdom says that you can’t control other people, you can only control your reactions to them. The same is true for your interactions on the road—particularly when it comes to aggressive drivers. We’ve all encountered them: those impatient drivers who need to go as fast as possible and react angrily if they perceive […]

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Parking Lot Safety: What New Drivers Need to Know

crowded parking lot

Driving in a parking lot doesn’t seem like it should be that hard. After all, cars go slowly, the lanes are clearly marked, and there aren’t a lot of driving rules or traffic controls to worry about. But in fact, parking lot crashes account for 14% of all insurance claims, and some research suggests that […]

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Extreme Road Rage on the Autobahn

A German lorry (that’s a European term for “truck,” apparently) driver has had an extreme, prolonged case of road rage on the autobahn. (The “autobahn” is the highway system in Germany, also known as the “Bundesautobahn.” (Ed. Note: If you would like to know more about the Autobahn, here is a video that will not teach you anything except that […]

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Driving Anxiety: Ways to Overcome

As any other activity, driving involves some risks and therefore can be scary. The popular automobile blog Jalopnik has published a list of the top ten fears that people experience when they get behind the wheel. But in fact the human imagination can generate an unlimited number of images and situations that can lead to driving anxiety. Sure, […]

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Worst Driving Habits: Are You Guilty?

What are you pet peeves behind the wheel? Personally, I can’t handle it when people don’t use their turn signals. (Signaling is so easy! Seriously, why doesn’t everyone do it all the time?) If you can’t stand it when other people cut in front of you or keep weaving between lanes, you’re not alone. Cutting […]

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