The NHTSA, after talking with
law enforcement officials and court officials, defines
aggressive driving as occurring when "an individual
commits a combination of moving traffic offenses so
as to endanger other persons or property."
Aggressive drivers are usually late, tired, stuck in
traffic and/or trying to win a personal race to somewhere.
Every year the number of cars on the road grows larger,
and the number of tailgaters and lane blockers increases.
If you get behind the wheel thinking an aggressive attitude
keeps you in control, think again. Those aggressive
moves you're making can quickly and easily lead to a
collision. You may rightly blame the situation on another
driver for tailgating or cutting you off, but honking
and other retaliatory actions can turn YOU into an aggressive