TITLE

Effects of aggressive driving and driver characteristics on road rage

AUTHOR(S)
Dukes, Richard L.; Clayton, Stephanie L.; Jenkins, Lessie T.; Miller, Thomas L.; Rodgers, Susan E.
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Social Science Journal;2001, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p323
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the extent to which road rage is triggered by aggressive driving behavior and by the characteristics of an aggressive driver. Safety issues associated with the use of cellular telephones while driving; Increased incidence of aggressive driving; Reckless driving; Collective sanctions that have emerged to punish aggression.
ACCESSION #
4437116

 

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