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us: Aggressive driving

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    • us: Driving, Aggressive
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    • found: Work cat.: Patterson, G. Aggressive driving, 2006.
    • found: Strategies for aggressive driver enforcement, via National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website, Apr. 19, 2007: pref. (The operation of a motor vehicle in a manner which endangers or is likely to endanger persons or property) introduction (aggressive drivers create an unsafe driving environment through their inconsiderate, self-centered driving habits. Drivers often commit multiple violations, including: driving over the posted speed limit, following too closely, erratic or unsafe lane changes, improperly signaling lane changes, and failure to obey traffic control devices.)
    • found: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website, Apr. 19, 2007: traffic safety (NHTSA, after discussions with law enforcement and the judiciary, defines aggressive driving as occurring when "an individual commits a combination of moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property.") injury prevention (Road rage differs from aggressive driving. It is a criminal offense and is "an assault with a motor vehicle or other dangerous weapon by the operator or passenger(s) of one motor vehicle on the operator or passenger(s) of another motor vehicle or is caused by an incident that occurred on a roadway.")
    • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 19, 2007 (Aggressive driving is a form of automobile operation in which an operator will deliberately behave with contempt towards other drivers and drive in such a manner as to increase the risk of an automobile accident.)
    • found: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety website, Apr. 19, 2007: resources (Aggressive Driving: Three Studies)
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    • HE5620.A25
  • Change Notes

    • 2007-05-01: new
    • 2007-06-27: revised
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