The Washington State Patrol is sending a message to drivers — stay out of the left lane unless you’re passing.
Drivers who don’t could get a $136 ticket.
The state patrol is conducting a statewide campaign to curb people camping in the left lane. Increased focus on people refusing to move right will be June 20-22.
When people stay in the passing lane for long periods of time, it can lead to road rage, aggressive driving, traffic and congestion, said WSP. Last year, troopers stopped 16,453 drivers who wouldn’t leave the left lane.
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