NC General Statute 20-152 (a) Following Too Closely

The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicles and the traffic upon and the and the conditions of the highway.

(b) The driver of any motor vehicle traveling upon a highway outside of a business or residential district and following another motor vehicle shall, whenever conditions permit, leave sufficient space so that an overtaking vehicle may enter and occupy such space without danger, except that this shall not prevent a motor vehicle from overtaking and passing another motor vehicle.

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This type of traffic violation can carry four points on your license. With that being said, the statue is vaguely written and is well worth representation to try to reduce license or insurance points where your out of pocket expenses won’t spike.

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