Irving Police hope two new vehicles will make an impact in combatting aggressive driving that can lead to road rage violence.
North Texas freeway miles are numerous with lanes that are often crowded with drivers in a hurry, some of whom are armed.
The combination can lead to aggressive driving and, while less common, police are seeing the number of disputes between drivers with guns increase.
Officer Robert Reeves doesn’t know how much two new vehicles will cut into aggressive driving behavior but Irving Police are going to find out.
“People are pointing guns at other individuals because they’re losing their patience, losing their temper,” Reeves said.
Irving Police on Monday debuted two Chevrolet Tahoes with a more muted paint job that will blend into traffic, especially at night. The vehicles are designed for patrolling and looking for aggressive driving in areas where Irving police say an increase in road rage incidents is occurring.
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