In the past (almost) ten years that I have been writing for 10-4 Magazine, I’ve seen plenty of surveys and reports about aggressive driving and road rage. I recently came across this older report which was, in my opinion, the single best study on road rage ever put together. Still to this day, there has never been anything done that was as extensive or as believable. Read the rest of this entry »
I’m a big fan of the Second Amendment, and I do carry a gun myself, when I can do so legally. I have a right-to-carry permit from my home state (Indiana), and my permit is honored in twenty-eight other states. I did a lot of research on this subject for my own personal knowledge, so I can make sure I stay within the law. And, I figured there must be a lot of drivers out there who were wondering the same thing.
In fact, I was sitting in a room with about ten other truck drivers a few weeks ago and the subject of carrying a gun came up. Two of the drivers there admitted they carried a gun in their truck. I didn’t admit it, even though I had one in my truck, and I wondered if anyone else wasn’t admitting what he had. Which had me wondering how many drivers really keep a gun with them. From what I heard that day, I’d guess that three or four out of ten drivers probably pack a gun in their truck (in states where they can do so legally). Read the rest of this entry »