Aggressive driving

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Aggressive driving is defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as the behaviour of an individual who "commits a combination of moving traffic offences so as to endanger other persons or property." [1]

Behaviours associated with aggressive driving[edit]

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has implemented the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, [2] which identifies actions that would fall under the category of aggressive driving, including:

Impacts of aggressive driving[edit]

According to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, aggressive driving played a role in 56% of fatal crashes between 2003 and 2007, most of which were attributed to excessive speed.[2]

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