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Germans found to be Europe’s most aggressive drivers

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Tailgating, shouting insults – nowhere in Europe do drivers react as intensely as they do in Germany, a recent study shows.

Two out of three (67%) admitted to using offensive gestures, and verbal abuse, to insult other drivers.

More than one-third (34%) said they purposefully follow close behind, or otherwise annoy drivers, in order to intimidate them.

PS: Oddity 125. Fun German Games you didn’t know you were participating in: Tailgate Tag. Germans love to drive up to within just a few inches behind the slower moving cars on the left lane of the autobahn and bully them over to the right.

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4 responses

  1. That halo thing really is kind of spooky, Murph. I think it’s supposed to bring these tailgaters so reason or something. You know, like Big Brother (or in this case Mutti) is always watching you? I’d certainly slow down.

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