Thank you for making me so angry that every time I open my mouth it appears I have Tourette’s syndrome. Driving can be stressful, but feeling angry when behind the wheel could lead to aggressive driving, distracted driving or even an accident. You’re running late for an appointment and hit a traffic jam. Alternator issues. AFAIK, in most states, when someone cuts you off to the point where you can't avoid hitting them, then the accident is their fault even if you rear-end them. The problem that I see with the zipper method is that this doesn't happen *when at speed*. The people who tolerate you on a daily basis are the real heroes. If you were stopped or idling when the car died, you may not be able to budge the wheel. This happened to someone I know a couple of years ago, where a lady cut suddenly in front of him in crowded freeway traffic and then slammed the brakes. Top ten comebacks for people who piss you off. People wait until the last minute, then cut someone off, causing massive brake mashing. 4 Steps to Do while Your Car Shuts Off While Driving. Then follow 4 steps below: I didn’t mean to push your buttons. Your brakes will still work, but they’ll be really hard to push down. You’ll still be able to steer your car if it was moving when the engine cut out, but it will be much, much more difficult for you to do so. What you should do in this case are to calm down yourself and not to panic. When a close friend cuts you out of their life, it can be an extremely painful experience. If this keeps happening to you, though, you may want to have someone take a look at your fuel gauge as it could be giving you a false reading. When you accidentally cut someone off, and they honk at you, and you know you were wrong and you just know they are staring at you with rage and fury, and you can't exactly apologize. What Is Road Rage? I just ignore it and continue driving. At that time, your top priorities should be the safety for you and other people driving on the road. Aggressive driving. You are being tailgated, what do you do? You can talk, annoying and irritate me all that the same time! Today, many drivers are operating their vehicles more aggressively. How do you respond? And what steps can you take if your car dies while you’re driving it? It happens to the best of us. I've gone through this heartache myself, and I will share what I've learned about coping, forgiving, and finally moving on with my life. Or maybe someone cuts you off. You are multi-talented. I stop short a lot, slow down on purpose, block the driver from changing lanes. When confronted with an aggressive driver, take charge of your actions so a bad situation doesn’t get worse. Being out of fuel. I make a rude gesture, then go about my day. 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