How Each Zodiac Sign Deals With Road Rage

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How Each Zodiac Sign Deals With Road Rage
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Road rage is a scary thing to witness or experience. The anger, aggression, and danger of road rage isn’t something you want to be a part of, whether you’re witnessing someone else’s or it’s your own. 

While astrology is great at determining our personalities, it's also helpful in gauging how we react in certain situations.

And for some zodiac signs, being on the road means they can become angered by the smallest incidents; others, however, have a much calmer reaction.

Some people want to teach other drivers a lesson, reacting from an emotional spot and doing things like screaming, tailgating, or various forms of hand gestures. People with road rage can be terrifying, and there’s no reasoning with them because they’ve gone beyond being reasonable and logical.

When someone is so angry that they’re not concerned with safety, get as far away from them as possible without making things more dangerous. And if you, yourself, are on the edge of road rage, consider the fact that the other driver could be even angrier than you.

In the end, the most important thing is everyone staying safe and not getting hurt. If you’re experiencing road rage, pull over where and when it’s safe to do so, and take some deep breaths to calm down.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Aries tend to be impatient even when their day is going smoothly, so think about how aggravated they get when stuck in traffic. They'll take things into their own hands, legal or not.

The good thing is that Aries is self-aware enough to know that they can get very upset when people are driving like idiots or too slow. They will try to make their car as comfortable as possible, listening to podcasts, having a beverage or snack, and using the A/C or heater.

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Contrary to Aries, Taurus has a ton of patience — enough to take a moment and think about what's at stake if they lose their temper while driving. They could get hurt or cause someone else to get hurt, car damage, and rising insurance rates.

If things escalated, Taurus might face jail time, lose their job, their family, or even their life. Is expressing your rage worth the consequences? 

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Gemini handles their road rage by focusing on the positive rather than the negative thoughts that are going through their heads. Instead of thinking of ways to get back at another driver, Gemini might focus on something fun they're doing or how happy they'll be when they get to their destination.

Whatever they think is better than growing angrier with the situation. It's self-calming and can prevent something worse from happening.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Cancers are empathetic people, and that comes in when they're experiencing road rage or witnessing it. They think about how angry or hurt the other person must be to drive the way they are.

Cancer tries to find some compassion for them. Feeling sorry for someone is less dangerous than wanting to kill them with your vehicle. The more compassion Cancer starts to feel, the calmer they get.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Leos tend to channel their road rage somewhere else — somewhere there won't be dangerous repercussions. Leo will take deep breaths while they're experiencing road rage, and then write about it in their journal or turn it into a story/performance piece.

They may choose to get that negative energy out by going to the gym or playing sports. They don't let their feelings intensify, nor do they ignore them. 

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Virgo has a very simple way of dealing with road rage: they remind themselves that people are stupid and that they're never stupid. Virgo isn't going to react when someone flips them off or tries to instigate a confrontation; instead, they will try to rise above it.

They know there are times when they do something foolish, but that's rare. If Virgo needs extra comfort, they'll start researching statistics on the effects of road rage on the human brain.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

If Libra is experiencing road rage or is witnessing it, they pretend that someone is in the car with them. They wouldn't want to put anyone else in danger, nor would they want somebody to see them lose their temper and start screaming.

Libras don't want to scare anyone with their driving (if they can help it), and they don't want to lose their mind with a witness, so if they have to fake that they're in control, that's what they'll do.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

When Scorpio has road rage, they talk themselves out of reacting. They can get scary and need to remind themselves that revenge never solved any problem. It might feel good initially, but the results of it wouldn't be worth it.

Scorpio knows that risking their own safety wouldn't teach the driver any kind of lesson. The best thing for them to do is get off the highway as soon as it's safe, and just relax while they collect themselves. However, once off the highway, Scorpio may still act against the other driver.

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

If Sagittarius is in the car with someone who has road rage, this zodiac sign will offer to drive. If Sagittarius is having road rage as a reaction to someone else's dangerous driving, they'll call Highway Patrol and give them the other car's license number.

Singing also helps them to cool down — the cheesiest, silliest songs work best to put them into a better mood. Sagittarians don't like feeling as if they can't control their emotions, so they do what they can to talk themselves down.

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorns tend to be excellent drivers, and two of the reasons are that they're both cautious and wise, so they do things like leave early so they have plenty of time to get where they're going, and enough so that if something unexpected happens, it doesn't throw them off course.

If they don't feel rushed, they're less likely to get upset when they're delayed. Although Capricorn can't control other people's behavior, they can control their reactions.

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Aquarians are smart enough not to do anything with road rage to inflame themselves even further or take an action that would exacerbate the situation; however, they're not above giving other drivers a look as they pass the car or give them the "what was that?" shrug.

Aquarius individuals want the other driver to know they noticed their behavior and stupid driving, but is being the bigger person. It's obnoxious but not usually dangerous.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Physically relaxing their body is an easy way for Pisces to feel better, even if it's just loosening their grip on the steering wheel or unclenching their jaw. Tensing and relaxing their shoulders is something that can be done safely and have the desired results.

When the body is a little less tense, the rest of Pisces will be too. After experiencing road rage, Pisces will make more of an effort to use public transportation.

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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and astrology lover. She has written over 500 articles on the zodiac signs and how the stars influence us. She's had articles in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, and is a contributing writer to Ravishly and I AM & CO. Check out her website or and her Instagram.