NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Two Tennessee lawmakers want to amend the state’s “slow poke” law.
The law helps restrict slow drivers from driving in the far-left lane on three-lane highways.
Rep. John Mark Windle, D-Livingston, and Sen. Paul Bailey, R-Sparta, want to amend the law by expanding it to include two or more lanes.
A number of states have already passed similar legislation that can ticket anyone who is impeding the flow of traffic. The fine for breaking the law in Tennessee is $50.
If passed, it would take effect on July 1.