SACRAMENTO, CA --- Road rage is more likely to occur when crowded roads, rush­ing and impatience cause one driver to react angrily to another driver. Here are a few simple tips, provided by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, to help your fleet drivers prevent dangerous road rage situations:

-- Allow plenty of time to reach your destination.

-- Don't cut off other drivers.

-- Don't drive slowly in the left (fast) lane.

-- Don't tailgate.

-- Don't make gestures to other drivers.

-- Use your horn for emergencies only.

-- Avoid eye contact with a driver who appears angry. 

-- Give an angry driver plenty of space.