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Welcome to NY: The Road Rage Capital of the U.S.

NYC TrafficThe noteworthy rudeness of the French has become a popular joke of the late. Today, however, a survey revealed that New York City is the center of all road rage in the entire United States. Perhaps the driver’s rowdiness on the road compliments the on-foot civilians as well. Read: The New York Attitude.

While some places in the U.S. are still bad for hot-headed drivers, a study made by Autovantage revealed that New York City is probably the worst place for such drivers. Miami used to hold the title for having the most number of angriest drivers in the entire nation.

Autovantage surveyed the 25 largest cities in the U.S. and they presumed that the heavier the recurrent traffic becomes, the level of road rage increases dramatically. The study surveyed a total of 2,518 people.

According to the survey, the biggest source of road rage is the use of mobile phones. Obviously, even if you’re sending a text message or talking to someone despite a hands-free feature, you are still distracted and causing disturbance among your fellow drivers and commuters.

New Yorkers are the #1 offenders of mobile phone use and they are also the people most likely to give hand gestures and release expletives. After all, it’s a normal day in the Big Apple.

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