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Road rage = "terroristic threat"

Minnesota Statute 609.713 defines a “Terroristic Threat” as threatening violence with the purpose to terrorize another person. After Mitchel Pieper of Burnsville, MN, tried to run over a bicyclist with his pickup truck and then came at the cyclist with an ax, Peiper was charged with making “terroristic threats” (a felony) against the cyclist. What’s read more »

Vehicle personalization = road rage

From /. comes this finding from Colorado State University. Szlemko found a link between road rage and the number of personalized items — such as bumper stickers — on or in people’s vehicles. “The number of territory markers predicted road rage better than vehicle value, condition, or any of the things that we normally associate read more »

Today’s outrage: Teen driver intentionally runs down boy on a bike

Unlike my recent regrettable episode of repeating hearsay as fact, I’ll just let the news story speak for itself in this case from Sacramento, California. Witnesses told police that around 2 p.m. Sunday, the 13-year-old threw the bottle at the teen’s vehicle in Sacramento’s Arden Arcade area. That’s when the driver flipped a U-turn and read more »

Millions of motorists have joined the SHARE-THE-ROAD club!

“Traffic boners are on the way out –” proclaims this breathless ad promoting road rage published in TIME magazine in 1939.

Delaware ditches “Share the Road” signs

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced last November that they would stop using the ambiguous “Share the Road” sign. For the rationale, I’m going to copy the entire article by James Wilson, executive director of Bike Delaware, and Mark Luszcz, chief traffic engineer of the Delaware Department of Transportation, as published in the Institute of read more »

Ride Every Road

Since I posted my goal of biking every road in the city of Santa Cruz California yesterday, I learned of a few other interesting endeavors.