Road Rage

Road Rage

by Greenhaven Press Editor

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Overview


These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.g., eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue.; With more cars on the road and an increase in distracted driving, road rage is growing in prevalence. This volume examines possible causes, such as left-lane laws, hypermiling, impaired driving, and even mental illness. Solutions such as passing legislati; Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737761979
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/11/2013
Series: At Issue Series: Social Issues
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Road Rage Incidents Are Increasing Adam Carey Jason Bowling 10

2 The Prevalence of Road Rage Is Exaggerated Rex Roy 17

3 Crowded Roads Are the Real Reason for Road Rage Eric Peters 21

4 Hypermiling Causes Road Rage Michael Rowland Brendan Trembath 26

5 Hypermilers Need to Be More Considerate Leon James 30

6 Road Rage and Left-Lane Hogs John Cichowski 37

7 Drivers Who Ignore Left-Lane Laws Fuel Road Rage Melissa Preddy 41

8 Marijuana Does Not Decrease the Likelihood of Road Rage Chloe Johnson Nicola Shepheard 45

9 Do You Feel "Righteous Rage" on the Road? Elizabeth Landau 49

10 Area's No. 1 Rank in Traffic Delays Leaves a Lot to Curse About Ashley Halsey III 54

11 Looking to Avoid Aggressive Drivers? Check Those Bumpers Shankar Vedantam 58

12 Road Rage Is Primarily an Anger Problem Steve Alhrecht 62

13 Is Road Rage Just Bad Manners? Michael J. Hurd 66

14 How to Fight Road Rage Hal Arkowitz Scott O. Lilienfeld 70

15 Driverless Cars Could Eliminate Road Rage Gini Graham Scott 75

16 Driverless Cars Will Not Solve the Problem of Road Rage Digital Trends 79

17 "Road Rage" Case HighUghts Cyclist vs. Driver Tension Mandalit Del Barco 83

18 Cyclists Cause Road Rage Scott Rowan 88

Organizations to Contact 92

Bibliography 96

Index 100

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