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The Problem of Road Rage in Georgia

A fender bender in DeKalb County, Georgia turned deadly after one driver shot another, killing him. The driver of a beige pickup truck slightly rear-ended a silver Lexus, and when the driver of the Lexus got out of his vehicle and approached the truck, the driver fired a single shot through his closed driver side window. The shooter than remained at the scene until police arrived. Investigators are still trying to piece together what caused the pickup driver to shoot the other driver, but reporters indicated that road rage seemed to be the problem. Road Rage Statistics According to SafeMotorist, 66 percent of traffic fatalities involve aggressive driving. 37 percent of aggressive driving incidents involve a firearm, and half of drivers who are on the receiving end of an aggressive road action admit to responding with aggressive behaviors themselves. Even scarier – 2 percent of drivers admit that they have…
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