Combating Aggressive Drivers
By David Kolman
Encountering “crazed” drivers has, sadly, become a regular occurrence, which is making driving even more perilous. These drivers — on four-wheels as well as trucks — exhibit aggressive and reckless driving behavior that endangers themselves and others. In the anonymity of their vehicles, they take out their frustration, impatience and irritability on other drivers by harassing them without any concern for others on the road.
• Check the air dryer for proper operation, changing the desiccant cartridge and purge valve as necessary.
• Don’t apply an open flame to air lines or valves. This practice is unsafe and can result in a vehicle fire. It also can damage the valve and melt the air lines.