Aggressive Driving

Subcommittee members heard testimony from auto safety advocates concerning agressive driving in the U.S. and enforcement… read more

Subcommittee members heard testimony from auto safety advocates concerning agressive driving in the U.S. and enforcement measures. Mr. Martinez testified that “road rage", or drivers becoming frustrated by other motorists and violently confronting them, is responsible for two-thirds of traffic deaths in the United States. Dr. Nerenberg said he considered "road rage” a mental disorder. Mr. Willis said that a study of aggressive drivers shows that most are between the ages of 18 and 26 and are poorly educated with criminal records. close

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  • Robert Beach Commander Fairfax County, VA->Police Department
  • Brenda Fraser Director Citizens Against Speeding and Aggressive->Development
  • James Hedlund Administrator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration->Traffic Safety
  • Leon James Professor University of Hawaii->Psychology
  • Dennis Judycki Associate Administrator Federal Highway Administration
  • Adam Kaufman Legislative Affairs Director Citizens Against Speeding and Aggressive
  • Dr. Ricardo Martinez Administrator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Arnold Nerenberg Director Whittier Mental Health Services
  • Philip Recht Deputy Administrator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Lisa Sheikh Founding Director Citizens Against Speeding and Aggressive
  • David Snyder Assistant General Counsel American Insurance Association
  • Judith Lee Stone President Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
  • Allan Williams Senior Vice President Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
  • David Willis President American Automobile Association
  • Thomas "Tom" Petri U.S. Representative [R] Wisconsin
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Aggressive Driving

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Program ID:
88022-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 1997
Last Aired:
Jul 20, 1997

Airing Details

  • Jul 17, 1997 | 8:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 1997 | 5:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 19, 1997 | 1:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 1997 | 10:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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