If you drive any amount you are familiar with aggressive drivers. You yourself may have felt aggression from time to time while driving. Aggressive and careless driving are serious issues that can even amount to traffic offenses, but when that aggression or carelessness escalates, road rage can come out. Road rage can be considered a criminal offense and usually happens when a person driving becomes so enraged over a particular instance that he or she overreacts and retaliates on the road with violent behavior. Road rage cases are typically prosecuted as assault and battery or vehicular homicide if someone is killed.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.