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It's the most wonderful time of the year, unless you have a lot of gifts to buy, a lot of shopping to do, and not a lot of time to get it all done. I've seen the tension on the roads of Monmouth and Ocean Counties already this season. Drivers are a little more likely to cut you off or speed past you these days because of all the stress and time pressures they face. AAA has some common sense tips on how to avoid road rage you should check out.

I'v already seen people racing each other for a parking spot and even more 'gestures' than normal. There is no doubt this time of year includes a ton of stress and pressure (and traffic), but it also can be a great time. Hopefully we can all take a deep breath and enjoy the season!

Have you seen road rage already this season?