Teenager Road Rage Project

Teen Driving Issues Project
Topic: Road Rage

Most teens are in the process of puberty and can’t handle their emotions. Teens get frustrated when other drivers cut them off and drive slowly in front of them. Most feel as if they belong in the front of any driver. They lose their temper and use their vehicle as a weapon. Teens make poorly decision due to their frontal cortex not being fully developed, so they make actions without thinking first.

As per www.teendriversource.org , 55% of teen drivers has road rage. In comparison, 76% of teen drivers emotions are negative and 74% of teen drivers emotions are positive. In addition, www.safemotorist.com states, 66% of traffic fatalities are caused by aggressive driving. Also, half of drivers who are on the receiving end of an aggressive behavior, such as horn honking, a rude gesture, or tailgating admit to responding with aggressive behavior themselves.

R.O.A.R.R (Reaching Out Against Road Rage) is a non-profit organization made to fight the growing danger of road rage among the highways and byways of our nation. This organization is trying to provide supportive resources for victims, families, and educational tools to help communities prevent the “destructive impact” of aggressive driving and road rage in the United States. They are working to make the organization global with a recognizable brand and the administrative capacity to provide educational and support services that are helping to eliminate road rage and help victims heal.

Another organization trying to stop road rage is the AAA foundation. AAA foundation is a non-profit charitable organization in Washington D.C that is dedicated to saving lives through traffic safety and education. They are trying to raise money to create resources and educational tools to help prevent road rage throughout the United States.
My own ideas for solving this problem is there should be commercials about road rage. I would let teenagers that are learning to get their...