High beams

The girl starts to get scared when she notices the truck following her.

"High Beams" is the twenty-second story included in the book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.


A girl is driving home from a basketball game. On her way a man gets into his truck and starts to follow her. It takes her some time to notice that he is following her. He keeps shining his lights in her car and she starts to get really scared. She drives faster but the truck drives faster and keeps following her. She pulls into her driveway and the truck driver pulls in as well. The girl runs inside and she and her parents call the police. When they arrive, the truck driver says that there was a man hiding in the girl's car with a knife and he was trying to stab her. The truck driver was trying to warn the girl. The man in the car is arrested.

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