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Aggressive Driving Targeted By CHP

If you get frustrated and angry with aggressive drivers, the California Highway Patrol says it hears your concerns. State safety officials are, once again, providing some grant money, leaving it up to local CHP offices to decide what problem areas to crack down on. Sacramento Division Officer Rafael Cervantes says accidents related to the problem are up 5%…

click to listen to Officer Cervantes

Cervantes says highway stretches in the foothills, including in Nevada County, could include Interstate 80, Highway 49, and Highway 20. But he says the CHP would prefer education over issuing tickets…

click to listen to Officer Cervantes

Officials say some aggressive driving is due to road rage. But it more often involves selfish drivers who seem to believe they deserve to get to their destination faster than others. Cervantes says the Highway Patrol always welcomes community input, since it’s also a safety issue.

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