Tailgating

Tailgating is the practice of driving on a road too close to a frontward vehicle, at a distance which does not guarantee that stopping to avoid collision is possible. Tailgating causes most rear-end crashes in South Australia.
Posts about Tailgating
  • Top 5 St. Louis Car Accident FAQs

    … the most common injuries that occur in auto accidents: Muscle and tendon sprains, strains, and tears Dislocated joints in shoulders, hips, pelvis, and knees Severe cuts and lacerations, including limb amputation Severe burns and abrasions Bruised or broken bones, particularly leg, pelvic, rib, and shoulder fractures Head injuries…

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  • How much can I receive after a rear end accident?

    … negligence in tailgating, inattention, intoxication, weather conditions, road defects, faulty brake lights, or unexpected construction zone.2 Regardless of the direct cause of a rear end collision, common injuries include whiplash, lower back injury, spinal column compression, disk herniation, face and head injuries such as a broken nose…

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  • Injured in an Illinois Car Accident by an Aggressive Driver

    … behaviors, including tailgating, speeding through yellow lights, laying on the horn, or screaming at other drivers in traffic. If you’ve spent much time on Chicago roads, you’ve likely encountered aggressive driving. The Illinois State police report “aggressive and reckless driving as the single largest call for service in Chicago.” Aggressive drivers…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 33 readers -
  • 25 Crash Causes: Road Rage

    … Rage Trends The majority of road rage offenders tend to be young and male. Some common characteristics seen in road rage incidents include: Sudden acceleration Close tailgating Cutting others off in lanes Blocking someone from passing High speed chasing Excessive yelling, flashing lights, or honking the horn Rude gestures Verbal…

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  • 25 Crash Causes: Tailgating

    … We’ve all experienced the frustration of driving behind an impossibly slow vehicle. In some instances, we might feel the temptation to follow more closely than normal, a practice otherwise known as ‘tailgating.’ However, impatient and reckless drivers often tailgate even when other cars on the road are moving according to the speed limit…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 33 readers -
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  • Common truck driver errors that lead to collisions

    … accidents.4 This includes truck drivers who engage in forms of aggressive driving such as tailgating or rapid lane changing to combat the stress of dealing with other drivers. Most commercial truck drivers are not paid an hourly rate or salary, but instead are paid per mile which this form or system of compensation often encourages faster vehicle speeds…

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  • Tailgating Dangers

    … to safely diffuse the situation and get to your destination in one piece. If you or someone you know has been the victim of reckless driving, call car accident lawyer Jared Staver at for free consult today. The post Tailgating Dangers appeared first on Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer. …

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  • Tailgating Can Lead to Serious Accidents

    … too closely follows the vehicle in front of them as described by the term “tailgating.” There is two main reasons why tailgating is dangerous. First, when a driver follows too closely to another vehicle it puts pressure on the driver in front which can be a distraction. Second, the close proximity of the two vehicles closes any potential safety gap…

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  • How Do Traffic Law Violations Affect Motor Vehicle Accident Cases?

    … violations, however, lead to accidents on a regular basis. These include as follows: Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs Speeding Following too closely (tailgating) Failure to signal Failure to yield Improper passing Not having working lights Disobeying traffic signals Failure to stop at stop signs Failure to stay in a lane Driving…

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