Rambo’s of the Road Essay

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Rambo’s of the Road


In Gottfried’s essay “Rambo’s of the road” he describes his experiences with road rage and
how he reacted to it. Gottfried came to the conclusion that “in our cars we all become a
little crazy” and I agree with him. But we can take steps to encourage less stressful and
aggressive drivers by having more supervision with younger drivers, adding a requirement
of anger management before one gets a license, and ignoring other crazy drivers. By doing
this we will teach tolerance and make the road a safer place to be.



As a young driver I find that I am always in a hurry to get somewhere even if I don’t have
to be at my destination at any specific time. So when there is traffic or a driver is
going to slow I get angry. But when my parents are with me I am on good behavior. Perhaps
it is this way with other young drivers, we are more courteous and patient when are
parents are with us when driving. But when I am with my friends my car become a
rollercoaster ride, I drive fast and carelessly. My parents do not get road rage therefore
they set a good example for me, to drive the way they do. If I were to have more
supervision now then maybe I wouldn’t be so careless when I am with my friends and less
anxious when by myself.


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