Is road rage the same thing as aggressive driving?
How do you define each term?
There is a difference.
- Aggressive driving is a traffic offense; road rage is a criminal offense.
- Road rage is defined as “an assault with a motor vehicle or other dangerous weapon by the operator or passenger(s) of another motor vehicle or an assault precipitated by an incident that occurred on a roadway.”
- Road rage is characterized by willful and wanton disregard for the safety of others.