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Aiden’s Story: Road Rage Awareness and 4 Safety Strategies

Aiden's Story: Road Rage Awareness and 4 Safety Strategies

Self defense podcast cover aware and prepared with host mandi pratt

Summary

This episode discusses a tragic incident of road rage in Southern California in which a six-year-old boy named Aiden was fatally shot while his mother was driving on the freeway. YES, the killer was caught and is serving a long sentence in prison!



Mandi expresses sympathy for the victims and aims to raise awareness about the dangers of road rage. 



She shared strategies for how we might respond if confronted with road rage.

 

Lessons Learned

Lesson 1 = Try to refrain from getting back at the unsafe driver that cut you off


Lesson 2 = Drive to a safe place (police or fire station) if somebody is acting radically following you and start honking your horn


Lesson 3 = Call 9-1-1 when you don’t feel safe


Lesson 4 = Do not get out of your car


Resources

Aiden’s Story in the LA Times and NBC



Previous with a 9-1-1 dispatcher who provided guidance on calling emergency services. Part 1 and Part 2



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