Road rage violence shatters records on US Highways. Experts say a perfect storm of post-pandemic anger and violent criminals out of jail due to liberal bail practices has set off a wave of deadly road rage shootings.
The numbers have run off the highway as stressed-out, violent drivers turn their rage into the wild wild west on American highways.
On average, 44 people are killed or wounded on U.S. roadways every month. That’s twice the average for 2019.
In closing, here’s my reporter’s recap and reflections.
In these stressful times, I practice Stoicism.
It’s a philosophy from the book Meditations by Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
The core principle for me: When you don’t control what happens, the only thing you can control is how you react.
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This is Robert Riggs Reporting.
Shortly after I published this episode the very thing I warned about tragically came true in a Dallas suburb.
A recently wed couple driving to work the night shift together at a paint company became the target of a raging driver.
The husband thought the driver was flipping him off and replied in kind. But it was not the one-finger gesture, it was a gun.
37-year-old Nunez Linares was fatally shot in the back of the head.
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