How do you deal with aggressive drivers?


We can all spot an aggressive driver a mile off. Revving the engine, driving up too close to the back wheel and generally being a nuisance.

I’ll never forget the approach of my friend Godwyns. When he spots an aggressive driver, he will tend to pull up in front of the car at the next light and when the light goes green, he will wait there. This tends to make drivers very mad and I wouldn’t recommend it!

My approach varies. Some times I will claim the lane because if I fear that the aggressive driver is going to attempt a stupid overtaking then it’s worth me forcing them to stay back. Other times I’ll just move to the side and let them pass.

What do you do with an aggressive driver “on your six”?

Quick thanks to reader Iain for being the inspiration for this post