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Study shows tailgating can slow everyone down

A study by MIT researchers has found that maintaining equal distances between the car in front ...

When unexplained Traffic jams happen, says an MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) study, you can probably blame tailgaters. The researchers say that if drivers kept an even distance between cars rather than driving too close to the vehicle in front, traffic flow would remain even. This "bilateral control," could double the speed of the average vehicle on busy highways.

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Category: Automotive

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  • MIT
  • tailgating
  • Traffic
  • Traffic Congestion
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