According to new research, it’s not surprising that other drivers are following too closely, that is, tailgating distracts the driver.
t shows that one in three (30pc) drivers found it painful and another investigation found it to be the cause of the 12pc crash.
Children and other passengers followed closely on tailgating as a distraction factor, according to a recent study by IAM RoadSmart, an independent road safety charity. And traffic is the third most important source of distraction.
According to IAM RoadSmart, the numbers reveal that too many people are “feared, angry, and frustrated by the aggressive and reckless behavior of the tailgate.”
Traveling at 112kmh means covering 62 meters every 2 seconds. It may take about 96 meters to stop.
An IAM Roadsmart expert said: The driver should always be in control. “