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In heavy motorway traffic, the vehicle behind you is following too closely. How can you lower the risk of a collision?

Increase your distance from the vehicle in front
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Brake sharply

Switch on your hazard warning lights

Move onto the hard shoulder and stop

On busy roads, traffic may still travel at high speeds despite being close together. Don’t follow the vehicle in front too closely. If a driver behind seems to be ‘pushing’ you, gradually increase your distance from the vehicle in front by slowing down ge