The topic of road rage comes up on my show at least once a month. Road rage incidents have always happened but over the past couple of months many videos of people in action have surfaced. There was just a situation that happened in Tampa. A couple got out of their car and began attacking a Brandon woman’s vehicle. Not sure what led to the fight, but it’s being reported as a road rage incident.
Have you ever been in a road rage situation? I have been in one and had to pull over just let the angry man go ahead of me. What got the man upset was me getting over quickly before I missed my exit. I had my blinker on and everything.
He was very angry and kept yelling out of the window that I cut him off. After we got off on the exit, he proceeded to follow me and kept getting on my bumper. I then decided to pull over and I got my phone out. My phone was out to call the police and to record.
If you are a person with road rage, please remember that it’s never that serious. Don’t let someone in traffic get you to the point where you do something that will land you in jail.
According to a study that was published in Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical & Experiment, drivers who smelt the essential oil peppermint displayed fewer aggressive driving behaviors. You may not have peppermint oil, but you can get the tree air freshener. The tree air freshener smells like peppermint.
I wish the woman in the video below would have smelled peppermint before getting out of her car and attacking people. This incident happened in the city I use to live in. I recognize the street sign and Winkler road in Fort Myers is where the fight took place. There is not much context to the video, but the woman was extremely upset.
Instagram user, Only.In.Naples.239 posted the video with the caption “SWFL road rage is something else.” If you have seen any road rage incidents feel free to email me footage to Babs@wild941.com. Stay safe and remember, it’s never that serious.
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