This Video Shows Why You Should Never Follow Another Car Too Closely

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This footage shows why you should never follow another vehicle too closely.

The video shows an SUV driving right behind another vehicle on I-41 in Wisconsin last Thursday.

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Seconds later, the driver in front presses their brakes – and  tailgating SUV loses control.

After swerving from side to side, the SUV veers off the highway and plows into the grassy median before coming to a stop.

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Cops identified the tailgater as a 42-year-old woman who was given a citation. No one was hurt.

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