Chicago Drivers Always Keep a Weapon Close at Hand

When I was about fifteen or sixteen, I learned to carry a weapon at all times while driving in Chicago. My dad came to visit us in those days. I hadn’t seen him in two years, so I was pretty excited when he pulled up in his 1963 Riviera. He had with him his new, [...]

Restaurant Rage: Teen Goes Nuts on Cashier- True Story

This is a true story. I totally lost my temper one day at a Woolworth restaurant counter, threw my drink at the cashier and threatened the security guard too. I was about fifteen years-old, so this was in 1975.

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Road Rage: Hit and Run: Taxi Vs Punk

It started out as a typical day- twelve hours at the wheel of a Yellow Cab in Chicago. I leased it for twenty-four hours, but I usually worked about twelve. I was getting tired and heading in the general direction of home. That was my system- once I reached my quota (about $150 or more), [...]

Road Rage Help: 10 Road Rage Tips

If you suffer from road rage here’s 10 Tips to help you out:

Road rage is something that affects many drivers and it’s amazing to see that some of the calmest people in everyday life are transformed when they get behind the wheel. Whether you are planning a second hand purchase via Netcars.com, or [...]

Road Rage Fight Over American Idol Judges

Dateline: Chicago, March 5th, 2011. I was northbound on Pulaski Road approaching Milwaukee Avenue. As I stopped for the red light, a green car that was parked tried to pull out into the traffic lane, in front of the red car that was in front of me. The car in front of me did not [...]

Real Road Rage Video – One Punch Knockout

Here’s a real road rage incident caught on camera. The drunk looking guy just kept on pushing the issue, he wouldn’t walk away, just kept on with taking occasional swings, spitting, then beating on his car.

After showing tremendous patience, the victim decided to fight back.

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Chicago Road Rage: Beater Vs Crazy Idiot

Growing up in Chicago, I saw my share of road rage. I had two crazy uncles who taught me that when someone gives you the finger, you’re supposed to cut them off, get out of your car and beat the crap out of them and their car with a tire-iron. Of course I never did [...]

Road Rage: Off Duty Cop Goes Crazy

This is probably one of the weirdest things that ever happened to me. This is coming from a guy who was an ambulance chaser in Chicago for several years. I’ve seen a lot of crooked cops in my chasing days, but this guy really made an impression on me- He had absolutely no self-control, and [...]

Most Common Road Rage Excuses Given by the Ragers

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 [...]

How to Cuss-Out a Crazy Idiot Driver

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Did you ever see a crazy driver and wish you could just snatch them out of their car and shake them? I have. Did you ever see another driver do something stupid and then flip you “the bird” as if it were your fault? I have. Do you know one of these drivers and wonder [...]