Some senators in the Iowa legislature are just as frustrated as you are by slow drivers who stay in the left lane of four lane highways.
A Senate Committee has approved new fines for drivers who loiter too long in the left lane on Iowa interstate or four-lane highways.
Senator Zach Whiting of Spirit Lake is steering the bill through the senate:
OC…….the left lane.” :10
Whiting travels both Highway 20 and Interstate 35 on his commute to the state capitol and frequently encounters drivers who fail to yield the left lane to faster-moving vehicles:
OC………over, get over.” :09
If the bill becomes law, Whiting expects it will include a requirement that the D-O-T use its digital signs or add some highway signs to alert drivers to move out of the left lane if they’re not passing.
Last year, a bill that would have established a $100 dollar fine for drivers who linger too long in the left lane stalled in the Iowa House.