A new bill in Maryland proposes ticketing drivers for driving slow in the left lane.
Frederick County Del. William Folden introduced a bill that would affect numbered highways with at least three lanes going in the same directions, and a speed limit of at least 55 miles per hour.
Ticketing would not apply during rush hour, when traffic is bottled up, or if a driver is about to turn or exit from the left lane.
This measure has cleared the house and now awaits a vote in the senate.
Folden posted about the bill on Facebook.
"This bill will bring Maryland in line with 39 other states that have similar traffic strategies to encourage a more fluid traffic movement without bottlenecking what is already the second worst traffic congestion in the country," he said.
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