What You Need to Know About Tailgating

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May 6, 2019
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Tailgating and How Quickly It Can Lead to a Serious Motor Vehicle Crash

You’re driving along on the road home from work and, suddenly, somebody approaches you at top speeds and speeds up behind you, as close as possible. You’re suddenly scared because, if you step on your brakes, they might run right into the back of your vehicle. Tailgating happens more than we would like to admit. In fact, according to statistics, tailgating is a contributing factor in more than one-third of all motor vehicle crashes that take place on our roadways. This means that more measures must be taken to ensure that drivers keep a safe distance and work to avoid […]