Proposed Florida bill would make driving in the left lane illegal

Driving in the left lane on a Florida highway could be illegal, if a new bill proposed in the Florida Senate passes.

HB 421 was introduced by Florida Rep. Jenna Persons-Mulicka, R-Fort Myers last week.

The law would prohibit drivers from continuously operating motor vehicles in furthermost left-hand lane of roadways having two or more lanes in the same direction, with a posted speed limit of at least 65 miles per hour.

Exceptions for driving in the left lane would be for passing another vehicle or preparing to exit the highway.

If passed, the proposed law would take effect in

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