Causes of Road Rage by VRhuQY8

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Causes of Road Rage


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Aggressive driving


Argument culture
Background
Bad mood
Competitiveness

Culture of Aggression
Culture of Criticism
Culture of Cynicism
Culture of Disrespect           p.g.28
Culture of Fear
Culture of Rage
Culture of Violence
Danger
Defensiveness
Dehumanisation
Depreciating attitude                     About the intelligence ,motives, capacity
                                          of others
Ego                                       Mental driving economy that keeps track
                                          of how many times their face has been
                                          disrespected through other driver
                                          interaction
False Beliefs                             E.g. Venting is good, anger is
                                          uncontrollable, that it just comes out and
                                          we are not responsible for it
Family Values Lack rubs off on children   Cohesive neighbourhoods, intact family,
                                          Religious instruction
Frustration

Harsh approach to driver relations        A Cultural transmitted norm
Learned bad habits
Long commutes                               Mean high blood pressure according to
                                            research, 31
Loss of inhibition for violence             If you have got away with it before
                                            P.G.31
Motivational structure                      Greed, Jealousy, hate, anger , revenge,
                                            need for status, need for acceptance, lust
                                            for control, excitement, thrill seeking,
                                            P.G.30 predictors of future violence is
                                            past violent behaviour
Negative thinking                           Mental polluants,high blood
                                            pressure,Pessimism,Stress, Ineffective
                                            mental productivity
Personality

Pride

Self righteousness                          Causing us to be vigilantes anonymously
Spirit of execution and Oppositional        Yielding,thanking,not being
driving style                               thanked,braking’s, toll on our
                                            moods,thoughts,feelings
Status Seeking Mentality                    The actions of other drivers taking on
                                            symbolic and dramatic meanings e.g.
                                            feeling insulted, “who does he think he
                                            is?” or feeling superior, “got you” Deb.
                                            Tannen,p.g.29
Stress
Time pressure
Risk taking
Un-Attentiveness

Unrealistic unfair expectation from other   Expecting to drive how we want
drivers considering the diversity and       regardless of impaired, uncertain,
congested highway community                 unfamiliar terrain, inexperience
Unreasonable demands                        All drivers should drive at same level or
                                            style
Young men                                   Express opposition in their struggles for
                                            status

								
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