Any time you travel, it’s important to increase your following distance between other cars. Ideally, you should have between two and four car lengths between you and the car in front of you, which will give you adequate time to stop if you need to. Abrupt stops are common in construction zones, so following any closer than two or three car lengths could easily result in you causing a rear-ending accident. Increase your following distance even more in slick or foggy conditions.
Be careful this holiday season even if youre not in a construction zone. Keep in mind the two and four car length rule at all times.