Due to their size and weight, accidents involving tractor-trailers and other heavy commercial trucks can be very destructive. Unfortunately, these truck accidents typically cause lots of property damage and can result in devastating injuries.
Obviously for the purposes of this blog post, tailgating refers to following too closely behind a vehicle, not to having a picnic on the tailgate of your truck. According to Washington vehicle code, drivers are prohibited from following behind another vehicle closer than is "reasonable and prudent" in conjunction with the speed of other automobiles and the conditions of the road. Unfortunately, tailgating is an ongoing danger across America, and Washington is no exception.