Amid a seeming increase in aggressive driving, here’s how to stay calm on WA roads

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With traffic in Seattle down an estimated 59% between 2020 and 2021, Washington drivers may have forgotten just how challenging it can be to try to get somewhere in a hurry.

But the memories — and aggravation — are coming back, along with the steadily increasing traffic, freeway-blocking collisions and skyrocketing gas prices. 

Trooper Rick Johnson, a spokesperson for the Washington State Patrol, said the return to pre-pandemic traffic and all the accompanying frustrations may be among the factors behind a seeming increase in aggressive driving.

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