The Dallas Police say I am responsible for my bullying.

Road Rage Reduction

I read an article on a Dallas police site about “Road Rage”, and it got me wanting to blog about road rage.  Of course I want some sort of “Measure” of  my road rage.  Some sort of rage-o-meter showing how close I am to  being on either side of road rage.

Lets begin with my driving. Lately, I find that I drive exactly 5 over the limit,  which according to the Dallas police, is a cause of road rage.  This is like saying, “I act timid, so I am a bully magnet”, thus I am at fault, not the bully.

Thus, slower drivers cause road-rage.

Perhaps. But even as I annoy the people behind me, I have not caused road-rage due to the following tips:

Author turns all 3 mirrors away for peace of mind. This is especially true if you are a low car and get big cars on your bumper.

Tip 1

Turn all your mirrors away so you can’t see whose behind you. This is odd, but stay with me and judge if you must. Only when I approach a turn do I reposition one mirror briefly, then after the turn, I tilt it away again.  This way, I can’t see anyone behind me. For example, when you tailgate me, I don’t know and don’t care and best of all, I don’t get mad or react. This of course causes you to pass and cut me off. I haven’t seen you in my rear view mirror fuming and cussing, so I don’t know whats brewing, so the cut off doesn’t bother me.

I told my workmate about turning mirrors away for peace of mind, and suprisingly enough she said, she also turns their mirrors away.

Comment below if you do too.

Dallas Police Ref:  http://www.dallaspolice.net/communitys/roadrage

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