Road rage is aggressive or angry driving behavior exhibited by frustrated drivers. Road rage usually manifests as insulting and rude gestures, insults, and unsafe driving behaviors. Heavy traffic and the unsafe driving of others are the primary causes of road rage. Road rage is very dangerous because it can lead to arguments and altercations, automobile collisions, and even assault.
If you or someone you know was injured in an accident as a result of another’s road rage, you may qualify for financial compensation. To consult with an intelligent and understanding attorney, contact the Lake Geneva car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874.
Common Examples of Road Rage
Road rage is a familiar term to many people, and there are many behaviors and actions that constitute road rage, including:
- Aggressive driving (tailgating, abrupt stopping, etc.)
- Chasing other drivers
- Crude and insulting hand gestures and verbal insults
- Shouting obscenities
- Cutting off other drivers
- Preventing another driver from merging
- Following a driver to his or her destination to initiate an altercation
- Intentionally causing a collision or accident
All of these driving behaviors are extremely reckless and create unsafe driving conditions for everyone on the road. If an irresponsible driver exhibiting road rage causes an accident, he or she may be held liable for any resulting damages.
If you were involved in an accident caused by a reckless driver’s road rage, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Call the Lake Geneva reckless driving accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 for a free consultation.