I know! I can't believe these people, tailgating like this. Not only is it stupid and reckless, but it's even counter-productive -- e.g. causing you to brake and accelerate more often, wasting gas and wearing out your brakes. And, of course, if the person tailgating because he is impatient, it is extremely counter-productive when he tailgates someone who responds to the dangerous driving habit by going 5 or 10 MPH less than what he would do under good conditions.Today, I had to make a trip to a nearby town. I found myself behind a conga-line of slow-moving vehicles that were applying their brakes again and again.