A truck driver with a dash cam captured footage of a brazen road-rage assault between two vehicles.

Frustrated that he couldn't pass slower drivers along a two-lane road, the driver of a black Mitsubishi Lancer swerves into a Mazda 323 in an adjacent lane. As you'll see in the video above, moments later, things get a whole lot worse when the Mazda driver decides to strike back.

Nobody was injured in the incidents, according to local news reports, but a three-car crash with opposite-direction traffic was averted, seemingly by inches. The accident above took place on Feb. 21 in Perth, Australia.

AOL Autos offers these tips to avoid being victimized by road rage:

- If someone is shaking their fist and making threatening gestures, the best move you can make is pull over and let them get away from you, or turn off of your route to get away from the other car. The best way to avoid a fight is to leave it before it starts. If you are late to your destination, so be it.

- If someone has left their vehicle and is confronting you on foot outside of your car, get your doors locked. Calm yourself and turn away. If you have your phone, dial 911 and let the responder know that the police are coming.

-Do not retaliate against a road-rage instigator. You have no idea whether the person has a weapon. Be smart. Try to leave the area of the instigator as quickly and safely as possible. Call 911 as fast as possible.



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      • 2 Years Ago
      A person I knew... just this past Christmas... was involved in a road rage incident. It started as a fender bender on Christmas morning. The other guy got out of his car with a tire iron in hand. Words were exchanged and my friend turned to go back to his car. The other guy hit him 3 times in the head with the tire iron. My friend was ex-military and instinct took over. He took away the tire iron and stabbed the other guy with it, killng him. He did not remember anything after the first blow to the head. There were several witnesses, and the death was ruled as self-defence. My friend was seen and released by the hospital. Two days later he died in his sleep from an aneurism. Two deaths over a fender-bender. So sad.
      JOSE-USMC-0311
      • 2 Years Ago
      Road rage??? it doesn't take much. The other day i was at a stop sign, in front was a Mexican, the light change to green, the driver didn't move, so i beep the horn and he flip me off a number of times. We both started flipping each other off, he pushed my buttons to the point that i wanted to kill him. Mexicans who think they own America, an illegal probably.
      Paul
      • 2 Years Ago
      If you want to run with the Big Dogs
      mollymguire
      • 2 Years Ago
      I'd never be able to do it. I'd kill myself. I would never recommend anyone do it but maybe a police officer who's been trained in those techniques. BUT I SURE AS HELL ENJOYED WATCHING IT!!!! I wonder what the ahole in the black care thought about that!!! I was totally in awe & amused.
      muleskinner07
      • 2 Years Ago
      a moment of anger can last a lifetime .
      ectullis
      • 2 Years Ago
      Another black on white crime
      bossmanbob71
      • 2 Years Ago
      The moral of this story is .....never drive an under powered Japanese car.
      Grampa Craig
      • 2 Years Ago
      AFTER SEEING THIS VIDEO, I BET BOTH DRIVERS HAVE ONE HELL OF A TIME GETTING THEIR INSURANCE TO PAY......LOL
      weidenm1
      • 2 Years Ago
      That's right, a car is considered a deadly weapon and you have right to shoot in self defense! Blow the a...hole's head off!
      Dr. Chronos
      • 2 Years Ago
      I'd like to see the insurance claims on this one! For my part, I am tired of people who drive slow and then, when they should move over so you can pass, speed up just because they want to be jerks. After all, the rule (and in most places the law), is Slow Traffic Stay Left. Road rage like the video isn't excusable, however, as it causes too much collateral damage. My personal workaround is to mount a portable particle beam weapon atop the hood. Puts a heck of a hole through pretty much anything. Timing is important, though, to avoid running into the back of that POS in front as it breaks up and sheds bits every which way!
        Bobby Thompson
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Dr. Chronos
        When you get that beam developed I would like to purchase one!! It would be so much easier than trying to shoot left-handed out of the window while steering with the right hand (which is something I have actually trained at and pretty much perfected!).
      • 2 Years Ago
      This world is full of idiots who have a two ton vehicle to express their rage with. Good thing no people were walking nearby.
      edpal
      • 2 Years Ago
      I see that virtually nobody figured out they are in ENGLAND. The white care and the truck were TRAVELING in the FAST lane. SUre the driver of black car took it too far, but the white car and truck were not supposed to be in the rightmost of the 2 lanes unless they were passing or getting off at a juncture.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @edpal
        Good lord, it's in Australia. And I do well know how Australia started, being one. We sound nothing like the brits, only to an untrained yank ear.
        bd64kcmo
        • 2 Years Ago
        @edpal
        1. I think we all figured out where it happend as the article reported it happened in Australia, and besides, the accents highlight they are Australians, not Brits. 2. England is not the only place where traffic flows to the left. Japan, Thailand, Malasyia, Singapore, Indonesia, India, New Zealand, South Africa, to name a few. But you are correct that slower traffic is suppsed to keep to outside lanes. It does not matter who was traveling too slow. The driver of the black car was the first guilty party and the white car the second. They both caused a grave danger on public highways, and both deserve to be in JAIL. For quite a while.
        alacranxxx
        • 2 Years Ago
        @edpal
        There are that many Australians in England?
          edpal
          • 2 Years Ago
          @alacranxxx
          In case you didn't know, the BRitish colonized Australia (well, it was a penal colony). And some of the BRitish dialects sound quite like the Australian dialect. All the Queen's English.
        mz659
        • 2 Years Ago
        @edpal
        It's in Australia, there the roads are used the same direction as in the UK.
        chrissammdod
        • 2 Years Ago
        @edpal
        Australia! And seriously, you can figure out these two "brain surgeon's" were screwing up before they even got into camera range!?
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