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VIDEO: What is the safest distance to follow another car?


Updated 3 Jun 2021


Driving a safe distance behind another vehicle could be the difference between stopping safely or causing an accident.

Now, we all know that no one likes tailgaters. Having someone sitting right behind you, to the point you can’t even see their headlights, makes most drivers uncomfortable.

Whilst most drivers are aware that tailgating is unsafe, many might not know just how far back you need to be in order to leave a safe stopping distance.

So, to best explain it, we’ve called in our buddies over at Bendix to help.

Bendix are experts at getting things to stop, and they’re pretty up to speed in regards to what’s needed to get a car to stop safely.

Check out the video to find out what the safe distance is to follow another vehicle.


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