It’s a little like driving in fog, you can see almost nothing in front of you, you’re nervous and stressed, and then you see a set of tail lights up ahead.You feel somewhat confident that ‘ you’re not in this alone’ and feel compelled to get a little closer so as not to lose them.In some cases, brokers tailgate when the client's order is so large that its execution will affect the price of the security. In frontrunning, the broker executes the trade for his own account before executing the client's trade.In tailgating, the broker executes the trade for his own account after executing the client's trade. Jane calls John and tells him she just saw a press release that Company XYZ is bringing in a new hot-shot CEO.John executes the trade for Jane and then tailgates by buying another 5,000 shares for himself because he has been watching Company XYZ and agrees with Jane that the CEO change should be a good thing for the stockholders. You show up for your people and wear your team colors with pride. Let us know what you need, and we’re the guys who make it happen.
A large proportion however, are those that don’t even realise they’re doing it, and their motivation being security.
It doesn’t take long, even as a learner driver you’ll experience it all too often.
You look into your rear view mirror not to see another vehicle, but the face of the driver behind so close that it appears they’re on your back seat.
Unfortunately tailgating is a highly selfish form of driving ‘technique’, as the consequences that typically result in an accident, seldom involve the offending driver alone.
, as it’s impossible to consistently maintain the levels of concentration needed to drive in such a way.
The morning rush-hour appeared to be the most likely time for a road rage attack, and attackers were likely to be in their 20s or 30s, according to research by the RAC Foundation.