Aggressive Driving and Road Rage Injuries
Experienced attorneys serving greater Jacksonville
Aggressive driving and road rage is becoming far too common in greater Jacksonville. Such situations can occur when a driver is in a hurry or simply having a bad day. But for some drivers, this type of behavior is habitual. Aggressive driving and road rage are extremely dangerous and put all road users at risk of being seriously or fatally injured in a car accident.
In the event that you’ve been injured due to aggressive driving and road rage, there should be no question that negligence was the primary cause. At Pajcic & Pajcic, we have seen the pain and suffering road rage incidents cause to crash victims and their families. That’s why we’re dedicated to helping injured motorists seek the justice they deserve, and we have the case results to prove it. Contact us today to speak to one of our auto accident attorneys.
What is aggressive driving and road rage?
There is a subtle difference between aggressive driving and road rage, but both are intertwined. Aggressive driving on its own doesn’t always result in road rage, but it can certainly fuel it.
Aggressive driving often includes:
- Excessive speeding
- Cutting off other drivers
- Erratically changing lanes
- Running traffic lights and signals
- Weaving in and out of traffic
- Passing in areas where it is illegal to pass
Road rage often includes:
- Making rude gestures
- Chasing and harassing other drivers
- Purposely ramming other vehicles
- Trying to run other drivers off the road
- Getting out of a vehicle to confront another driver
Incidents involving aggressive driving and road rage can often escalate and turn deadly. That’s why it’s best to stay calm, avoid making eye contact and not engage an aggressive driver.