A divided House Transportation Committee has agreed to advance Rep. Lance Clow’s proposed legislation to make it illegal for anyone driving in the left lane of a controlled-access freeway to impede other traffic that’s traveling at the speed limit; you can read my full story here at spokesman.com. Under questioning from committee members, Clow, R-Twin Falls, said, “I think a lot of this is somewhat subjective. It’s kind of like the rules of the road kind of thing, and courtesy, and reminding people that they need to be aware.” He said, “I don’t think there’s going to be a lot of tickets issued as a result of this, but it will remind people what is appropriate behavior in their passing.” Asked by Rep. Melissa Wintrow, D-Boise, how it would affect...
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Divided House panel backs Clow's bill to crack down on fast-lane slowpokes