22.0310 Following too closely-Prima facie evidence of violation.

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(a) The driver of a motor vehicle may not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicle and the traffic upon and condition of the roadway.

(b) The fact that a vehicle operated by a person has struck the rear portion of a vehicle preceding it on the roadway shall constitute prima facie evidence that such person has violated this section.

History: 1972, PL 12-65 § 1.