The legalities of the left lane

I may be the only person in Pickens County who’s not as pleased as a possum in a pokeweed patch about the new state law that encroaches upon the rights of “slower” drivers.

I think it was passed only because so many people get highly irritated when someone in the left lane is preventing them from speeding.

The law, in case you haven’t heard, says you can’t drive in the left lane unless you’re passing somebody — or if there’s nobody behind you. This applies to interstate highways only.

Here’s the thing, though: I usually drive at the speed limit. I don’t think anybody has a right to get mad at me as

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