Can You Get Through This Quiz Without Getting Road Rage?

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By: Nikki Weed

7 Min Quiz

You find yourself directly behind an overloaded livestock trailer that is dropping manure. How do you react?

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After turning onto a particularly short on-ramp to an interstate, you realize that the traffic is heavy, and the acceleration lane is short. You attempt to merge, but are getting no cooperation. What's your next move?

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Imagine you're traveling with an uncle who does nothing but criticize your driving. How does that change your driving style?

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As you're cruising down the interstate, you realize your exit is in a quarter-mile, and there's no way you can get to the exit lanes. How do you respond?

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If you were to describe your feelings about people who travel slowly in the left lane in one word, what would it be?

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Pulling a trailer, whether it's a fifth-wheel camper or a U-Haul, can be very difficult, especially to a newbie! How do you react when you see someone poorly navigating a trailer down a roadway?

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Picture this: You work second shift and are trying to get home around midnight. As you're driving down a two-lane, well-traveled road, the car in front of you starts weaving pretty severely. What do you do?

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You always make an effort to get to the school pickup line early so you don't have to wait on the side of the road. Someone decides they're going to cut you off to get a closer spot. What do you do?

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You're in the passenger-side blind spot of a big rig and notice that they're attempting to get back into the right lane. How do you respond?

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Imagine somebody blazes by you, exceeding the speed limit by at least 20 miles per hour. What are you saying under your breath?

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You decide that it would be a great day for a nice cruise. Your stereo goes out halfway into your trip, how do you respond?

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It's a dark night and someone is approaching you with incredibly bright headlights. How do you keep from going blind?

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You're stopped at a light, and the car next to you is playing music so loud it rattles the cup in your cup holder. What do you do?

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There is a truck in front of you on a one-way street that is spewing oil and belching black smoke. How do you respond?

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You're on your last warning at work for being late, and the car in front of you at the green stoplight %0D isn't going. How do you get their attention?

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There's a notorious intersection in your town that is incredibly difficult to make a left turn from. When you attempt to turn left, what's your approach?

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While in the post office parking lot, you observe someone hit your car. What do you do?

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Imagine yourself in that same parking lot. When you get back to your car, you find someone has parked so close to your door you can't get in. What do you do?

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The vehicle behind you is following too closely. How do you deal with them?

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What would your reaction be to a car driving five miles under the speed limit with their turn signal on for three miles?

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As you're backing into a parking spot, another car noses first into the same spot. How do you claim your spot?

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Four-way stops can be incredibly tricky! How do you gesture who should proceed?

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As you're on the I-10 heading into Los Angeles, you feel a slight tap on your bumper. There's no shoulder and more than likely no damage. Do you attempt to get out?

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There is a car in front of you with a bumper sticker that you very strongly disagree with. They change lanes and you find yourself right next to them. What do you do?

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Imagine there is a vehicle driving aggressively and in a threatening manner towards you. You don't remember angering the driver in any way, but you're not positive about it. What would you do to deal with them?

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You've been stuck in construction traffic for at least an hour and suddenly realize that the other lane needs to merge. How many cars do you let over?

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You observe a fellow motorist more interested in the conversation they're having on the phone than actually driving. How do you go about making them aware of their poor driving?

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When somebody blows their horn at you, how do you respond?

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You witness a person throw some trash out the window. How do you defend Mother Earth?

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There is an inevitable intersection on your commute to work that always has a few aggressive panhandlers. One morning, one of them gets a little pushy while asking for spare change. What do you do?

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About This Quiz

As a driver, you know the road ahead isn't always paved in gold, nor is it smooth sailing. A road trip can be drastically turned upside down by a long delay due to road construction, but how do you respond to that. Although the road construction isn't anybody's fault, you're still upset! After sitting in the same lane of traffic for almost 45 minutes and only traveling half a mile, you're about ready to explode with pent up rage. Who are you going to take it out on, the construction workers? 

Road rage is the spawn of countless people traveling on the same road at the same time. All of these drivers have different events in their lives that may cause them stress, and make them a little less tolerant of other people's behavior. Is your laying on the horn going to help matters? It may make you feel better, but it certainly won't help the other people. 

Driving should be a courteous endeavor, but every once in a while, even the most patient person loses their patience. We're all just trying to get to where we want to go in the long run! Place yourself in the driver's seat with this quiz and see if you can keep your wits about you without flying off the handle while dealing with some tough scenarios. You might think you're cool as a cucumber when it comes to stress, but do you know what will send you over the edge? 

Take our quiz and see where you fall on the road rage spectrum, you may or may not want to share the results with your friends!

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