According to figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), out of the 6 million car accidents that happen on U.S. roads every year, over 40% of them (2.5 million) are rear-end collisions. In fact, on average, there is a rear-end collision every 8 seconds, which means that by the time you have read this far down there has already been another one. Safe following distances are the key to prevention.
The slogan refers to driving in the furthest right hand lane possible and is a good tip for drivers to follow to avoid wrong way drivers. Statistics show most fatal crashes happen in the center or left lanes because wrong-way drivers think they are on the right side. Driving in the right lane could keep you from a wrong-way driver's path.