The Pros and Cons of Tailgating

This week, Highways England stated an awareness campaign highlighting the issue of tailgating. More information can be found by following this link.

Just remember the two second rule – always keep at least two seconds between you and the car in front. Increase this to four seconds in adverse weather conditions.

So, the pros of tailgating are: none.

Whereas the cons of tailgating include: reduced forward visibility leading to less time to react to hazards; inducing anxiety in the driver of the car in front.