New Jersey State troopers plan to start targeting tailgaters on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. The two-week crackdown begins tomorrow and runs through Oct. 31.State Police Superintendent Col. Rick Fuentes said troopers will use laser technology that calculates the time and distance between vehicles.
Sgt. Stephen Jones saids following another vehicle too closely causes about one-third of the crashes on the toll roads.
Jones said in ideal conditions, motorists should maintain a distance of one car length behind another vehicle for every 10 mph they are traveling.
Violators face fines and points assessed to their driving record.