You call it tailgating, but the fact is he may have quicker reaction time than you do. Just say'n.
Originally Posted by chasfh
One of the ways I occasionally deal with tailgaters is I let up on the gas, slowly decreasing my speed. They end up getting closer to me, but then they back off. Then I resume my regular speed. The amazing thing is, three out of four times, the tailgater "gets" it, and stays backed off.
What this suggests to me is that three out of four times, the tailgater has simply become unaware of how close they really were, rather than being unreasonably aggressive. Not all the time, of course, but I'd say 75% of the time.
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Last edited by Dave 330i; 01-07-2013 at 09:04 AM.