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Indiana State Police have uptick in tickets for left lane law

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - There were 132 left lane violations in 2018 according to reports, and more than 1,000 warnings last year.

Posted: Mar. 12, 2019 8:24 AM
Updated: Mar. 12, 2019 8:24 AM

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do you ever find yourself stuck behind a slow driver in the far left lane?indiana state police has handed out more than two hundred tickets to drivers for driving too slow.fox 55's jentill neal has more. there were one hundred 132 left lane violations in 20-18 according to reports. and more than one thousand warnings last year.<danny :38-:53"it's causing problems. the center lane is for commercial vehicles. that's their passing lane. if they're running slow in the center lane, commercial vehicles have to jump out in the third lane and get a ticket or pass on the right and get a ticket. it's just causing a lot of problems."tow truck driver danny noble says he gets the worst of it always being on the road.1:20-1:28 "it's causing a lot of problems out there. you get a lot of road rage and stuff like that. it's building up." the left lane law went into affect in 20-15. it requires drivers to move to the right lane to allow faster traffic to pass. the recent up tick in tickets is giving drivers a reminder.>:57-1:34"when were talking about driving behaviors and things of that nature that have the potential to cause road rage incidents and of that nature, certainly we want to make sure we're addressing those, so the reason for this law is for people hanging out in that left lane not really passing traffic, preparing to make a left hand turn on given highways, and backing up traffic to 12 or 15 cars deep. that kind of obstruction on our roadway hampers the efficient movement of traffic." he also adds the left lane is not your free ticket to go as fast as you want in that lane. in fort wayne, jentill neal fox 55 news
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