A Highways England survey revealed tailgating
is the biggest single bugbear that drivers have about other road users.
Thomas Edelmann, managing director of Road Safety UAE, said: "The majority of UAE motorists recognise the dangers of tailgating
, however only 59 per cent never tailgate.
Should a serious collision occur because of tailgating
, penalties can result in a driving ban or even a prison sentence.
I discovered the dangers of tailgating
at a very early age - in an overly enthusiastic game of musical chairs.
Richard Leonard, head of road safety at Highways England, said: "Tailgating
makes the driver in front feel targeted and victimised, distracting their attention from the road ahead and making them more likely to make a mistake.
Pictures highlight the dangers of motorway tailgating
For tailgaters and IU fans Darrell and Shelly Deem, their setup has developed over years of tailgating
with family and friends into a truly luxurious spread designed to allow as much fun as possible while limiting the work necessary on the hosts' part to throw the party.
"Sail-gating" makes Washington a tailgating
scene like no other, as hundreds of boats carrying thousands of fans across the lake every game day.
Much of this fall grilling occurs as a result of the beginning of football season, when the national pastime of tailgating
Though the Traffic Department officials have advised motorists on many occasions to desist from tailgating
, the dangerous practice continues unabated on Qatar's roads.
The Golics have formed Golic, LLC, a company that is now seeking a partner to manufacture, market, and distribute its cooler as well as add-on products related to tailgating
and other recreational activities.
He said that tailgating
caused 26 deaths in 2014 and 11 deaths between January and May in 2015.