Episode Thirty Nine

Why All The Road Rage?!

August 29th 2014

1.2 mins

Many of the cases in my courtroom involve road rage, and when I was younger I didn’t see the same kind of volatile behavior that I’ve witnessed as an adult. Back then, the most egregious behavior was a gesture or a nasty word. Now people are getting out of their cars, brandishing weapons and attacking other motorists. Why do you think this is happening? What’s the reason for the increase in attacks and anger on the road? Do you think it’s a result of a lax justice system or are people just more stressed out? I’d like to know your thoughts.

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Judy says...

Judy says...the intensity and frequency of road rage has increased over the years, and it’s worth taking a look at to understand why.

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