Tag Archives: Road Rage

Why Does Driving Bring Out the Worst in People?

The Freakonomics blog posts a letter from a DFW area police officer asking: “Why does driving bring out the worst in people?” There are interesting rationales discussed in the comments section. One that I’ve heard most is that people tend to feel anonymous inside of a vehicle, causing them to dehumanize others around them. A […]

Dallas home to some of the angriest drivers. 88% of teens text or use cell phones while driving

A recent survey picked up by the Dallas Observer notes that Dallas ranks second in the nation for angriest drivers. They also link to a second AllState survey of Texas teen drivers — 52 percent of whom say they’ve driven after drinking alcohol (or with a driver who’d been drinking). And “88% say they text […]