The Art of Road Etiquette: Road Civility vs Road Rage is long-overdue look at the not-so-new phenomenon of Road Rage and a thorough study of the impact and application of modern etiquette as it applies to driving a vehicle in the United States. Written by award-winning etiquette instructor Nathan Wright, with input from both the Etiquette Foundation of Illinois and the “Excel” Etiquette Company, this Guide provides an in-depth analysis and recommendations for civil behavior on the road.
The Art of Road Etiquette: Road Civility vs Road Rage is an essential read for any young driver in the process of learning the Rules of the Road. While necessary for obtaining a license to operate a vehicle, the Rules of the Road offer no insights into the fundamental topics involving proper behavior, non-verbal communication and cues, or road decorum. This Guide offers historical reflection from the infancy of horse-and-buggy road manners to the profound evolution and development of contemporary road decorum. This Guide includes critical topics such as the use of modern cell phones and other technologies, as well as tips on avoiding confrontations and misunderstandings, conflict resolution and appropriate law enforcement relations. This Guide delivers a practical analysis with detailed insights for understanding how to act and how other drivers might interpret those actions.