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You are driving a 100-foot twin trailer combination at 50 mph. The road is dry and the visibility is good. You should keep at least ____ seconds of space ahead of you.

A 11

The formula for following distance is one second per ten feet of vehicle length, plus an extra second if you are traveling over 40 mph. Therefore, for a 100-foot vehicle traveling at 50 mph, you should leave a following distance of 100/10 + 1 = 11 seconds.