Researchers say young drivers turn aggressive when angered on the road.
If you’ve ever found yourself stuck in heavy city traffic or on a congested highway, then you may be all too familiar with how aggressive some drivers can be.
But a new study shows that being aggressive behind the wheel comes at a cost.
Lead author David Herrero, a lecturer at the University of the Basque Country, says that risky and aggressive driving behaviors result in more accidents. In fact, even aggressive thoughts while driving can have their drawbacks
“We saw that accident-related events were related with aggressive behavior, but above all with risky behavior, although both factors could significantly predict traffic accidents,” Herrero said.
To read more of the original article, go to Consumer Affairs.