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Chinese Road Raging


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new Posted: 11:47AM May 18, 2015

I was reading Buinessweek, and there was an article about road raging. A woman was kicked in the head multiple times when she cut in front of another man, who dragged her out of the car. She got support from everyone, but then someone posted a video of her cutting in front of the men, and then she got so much hate mail that the Chinese woman was forced to write an apology.

Mod post: Sorry, I had to make two changes to your post to help make it fall together. CA is the abbreviation of California, and you appeared to desire to say car... As a Californian, my thoughts immediately made me think this happened in California. I hope I did not infringe on your actual thoughts. Thank you... Mod RGW4
It is fine. I make grammar mistakes a lot.

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new Posted: 08:46AM May 31, 2015

Kicked in the head?! They really shouldn't let them abuse women like that...or anyone else for that matter. Anyway EnderofGames, that isn't a current event anymore. It's from May...

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new Posted: 07:50PM Sep 14, 2015

When driving in many places around the world, you may find the cultural norms are to never shoulder check, and to make room when you merge. In China and India, these are accepted norms. In Canada, the US, and most other places I have been, it is customary to should check (take your eyes off the road) to merge, which some people would think absurd. Not that road rage is ever the right reaction, but it might be very misdirected from this person depending on the area.

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new Posted: 10:13PM Feb 19, 2016

This is an old topic, with even the submitter not being on in over 3 months; so I will lock this topic as no longer current.

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