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HB 212 - Prohibits Driving in the Left Lane for More than 1.5 Miles - Alabama Key Vote

Ginny Shaver voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-1) -

Title: Prohibits Driving in the Left Lane for More than 1.5 Miles

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (61-24) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Driving in the Left Lane for More than 1.5 Miles

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits drivers from using the leftmost lane for more than 1.5 miles.

Highlights:
  • Requires drivers using an interstate highway, a vehicle not remain in the left lane for more than 1.5 miles without completely passing another vehicle (Sec. 2).

  • Requires drivers use the right half of roadways, except under the following conditions (Sec. 2):

    • When overtaking and passing another vehicle;

    • When an obstruction exists making it necessary to drive in the left lane;

    • Upon a roadway divided into 3 marked lanes for traffic under rules applicable there; and

    • Upon a roadway restricted to one-way traffic;

    • When traffic conditions or congestion make it necessary to operate a vehicle in the leftmost lane;

    • When inclement weather, obstructions, or hazards make it necessary to operate a vehicle in the leftmost lane;

    • When compliance with a law, rule, ordinance, or traffic control device makes it necessary to operate a vehicle in the leftmost lane;

    • When exiting a roadway to the left;

    • When paying a toll or user fee at a toll collection facility;

    • If the vehicle is an authorized emergency vehicle operating in the course of duty; or

    • If the vehicle is operating or being used in the course of highway maintenance or construction, or is traveling through a construction zone.

  • Specifies that this act will become effective 3 months after being signed into law (Sec. 5).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Driving in the Left Lane for More than 1.5 Miles

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