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RE: Yo, everyone, who are those Colorado drivers?

In a messaged dated 1/16/98 frankbauer@thevine.net writes:

<< there IS NO lane discipline law in california. no "stay right except to
pass" law, no "no passing on the right" law >>

Oh there sure enough is...right after the 55 National Speed Limit was
(rightfully) turned over to the states Hwy. 1 through Santa Cruz CA went to
65. The local CHP did a crackdown on "left lane bandits" doing under 65. How
do I know? My life-long close friend (not a car guy...driving, of course, a
adnoh ;-)...) was ticketed for this infraction. I also recall as a child in
the 60's riding with my mom when we were pulled over on 101 (Bay Area CA) for
"too slow in the left lane" so the law has been one the books for many
years...sadly, seldom enforced. Now that it has been a while since the 65
limit took effect it seems that the CHP isn't enforcing it any longer. "Slower
Traffic Must Keep Right" isn't just a good idea, it is indeed the law. Note
that it also applies to bicycles but is modified to "safely practicable." HTH

Mike Veglia
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