Blog: Illinois fast lane law
Dave Leggett | 6 August 2003
"The left lane is for passing," Blagojevich said. "If you want to drive a consistent rate and you're not actually passing, you should be in the other two lanes."
Blagojevich conceded he was worried the law might encourage speeding on expressways, but he said studies show the law makes interstates safer.
"This will help curtail road rage," the senator who sponsored the bill said. "I've seen plenty of cases in which people in the left-hand lane either caused an accident or almost caused an accident."
Reminds me of a great Gary Larson cartoon. A scene in hell, various sinners arranged by category. One offence: Driving Slow in the Fast Lane.
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