Tailgating Car Accidents

Tailgating means driving too closely behind another vehicle. As reported by the Insurance Information Institute (III) it is a leading cause of rear-end collisions, which accounted for 2,203 fatal crashes in the U.S. in a recent year.

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How Do Tailgating Accidents Happen?

Tailgating is conclusively linked with rear-end collisions. In a recent study discussed in a Phys Org article, researchers found that:

Researchers found that tailgating predictors include peak traffic volume, higher speeds of traffic, and age and gender of drivers. Young male drivers have a higher rate of rear-end crashes, due to inexperience and aggressive driving behaviors.

Tailgating Car Accident Injuries

Following too closely, or tailgating, is dangerous driving behavior that can lead to serious injury accidents. Injuries commonly sustained in tailgating accidents include:

Contact Our Firm after a Tailgating Accident

Drivers who follow too closely can cause accidents and serious injuries to others. If you have been hurt in a tailgating car accident, do not hesitate to contact Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. P.C. We serve Manhattan and New York City, representing injured car accident victims on a contingency fee basis. This means there is no cost to you until we win your case.