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Stop Aggressive Driving  

Aggressive driving has become a serious problem on our roadways. What is aggressive driving? Most of us know it when we see it, but NHTSA, after discussions with law enforcement and the judiciary, defines aggressive driving as occurring when "an individual commits a combination of moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property." We provide guides, planners and information to law enforcement professionals and prosecutors to assist in the reduction of aggressive driving.

  • Motivations for Speeding, Volume I: Summary Report  
    This is Volume I of a three-volume report. It contains the results of a study that examined the speeding behavior of drivers in their own vehicles over the course of three to four weeks of naturalistic driving in urban (Seattle, Washington) and rural (College Station, Texas) settings.
  • Aggressive Driving Enforcement Best Practices
    The purpose of this guide is to provide step-by-step assistance to law enforcement personnel to develop an aggressive driving enforcement program. A number of suggestions are provided that will help law enforcement agencies design and implement an effective aggressive driving program.
  • Stop Aggressive Driving Toolkit
    Plan ahead. Allow yourself extra time. What to do when confronted with an aggressive driver.

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