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Question:

To avoid tailgating, how much space should you leave between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you?

A 3 seconds
Explaination

To avoid tailgating, leave 3 seconds of space between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you. This means that when the other vehicle passes a point, you should not reach that same point for 3 seconds. [Know What is Ahead; Visual Search; California Driver Handbook]