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Following Too Closely

Ask a lawyer who specializes in collision litigation and they will tell you that the most frequent collision type they deal with is a rear end crash. Common causes of rear end collisions include driver inattention or distraction, tailgating, panic sto ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/05/13 - 12:13 - 5 comments

Not So Close, I Don't Know You!

Perhaps you can comment about the bad habit of so many drivers following too close to the car in front of them. In order to combat this I have decided that, if I am unable to actually see the licence plate on the car following me in my rear view ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/16 - 22:08 - 3 comments


A reader explains that several times they've been on the highway and had someone, usually in a big truck or old car come right up behind, so close that they can't really see the front of the vehicle. The reader drives a small Toyota and is frightened ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/03/21 - 13:00 - 6 comments

Driving in the Fog

... almost obsessive about lane discipline, they almost all follow too closely.  I've been in 90mph (that's fast) trains of ...

DriveSmartBC - 2022/02/20 - 16:00 - 8 comments

NEWS - Speed Limit Increases Rolled Back

... patrol officers, who almost never ticket drivers who follow too closely, or fail to signal, or in any other normal respect behave in ... Mouthing platitudes about how drivers shouldn't follow too closely in poor conditions - something that's absolutely true, ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 9 comments

Pet Peeves Ahead

... complaint involved space margins. Dislike of drivers who follow too closely was equalled by drivers who move in too soon after ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/04/09 - 17:00 - 5 comments

Q&A - Brake Checking a Tailgater

... were tailgating me!" I can see the ICBC's position (follow too closely - against the rules ) it's the following vehicle's fault for ... consideration for others ticket for the lead driver and a follow too closely ticket for the tailgater. I have no doubt that ICBC did ...

Outrageous - 2019/09/20 - 21:05 - 2 comments

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