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Driving Tips:

Top 10 Tips for Avoiding Aggressive Drivers*

If you encounter an aggressive driver, remember these tips:

  • Don't block the passing lane. 
  • Avoid blocking the right-hand turn lane. 
  • Don't take more than one parking space. 
  • Don't tailgate. 
  • Don't stop in the road to talk with a pedestrian or other drivers. 
  • If you travel slowly, pull over to allow traffic to pass you. 
  • Avoid eye contact with an aggressive driver. 
  • Keep away from erratic drivers. 
  • Don't challenge other drivers by speeding up to hold your own in your travel lane.
  • Ignore gestures; do not return them.

* Excerpt from the State Farm Vehicle and Road Safety website