What you can do to combat slow left lane drivingon September 18, 2012 @ 3:09 pm (Updated: 4:48 pm - 9/18/12 )
A Vancouver man is doing his part to move over slow left lane drivers, prompting some KIRO hosts to vent about the Washington state phenomenon.
KING-5 reports a man in Vancouver is taking action with his "Revo Evom" decals. Drivers in front of him see "Move Over" in their rear-view mirror.
"This is something I'm passionate about; left lane drivers," Dori Monson said on KIRO Radio Tuesday.
He says the number one plank in his platform, if he ever runs for governor, is having a fleet of helicopters with giant magnets. They will swoop down and pick up slow drivers in the left lane. Then they'll drop them in the nearest large body of water.
Andrew, producer of the Ross and Burbank Show, says he has his own way of dealing with slow left lane drivers.
He says he does some weaving and hopes others will see a little red Scion driving in the right lane and passing in left, and that something will click in their minds 'Oh, the left lane is for passing, like that young gentleman is doing.'
He also recommends flashing your lights a little and then gesturing to the right with your thumb.
While Andrew believes most people on the West Coast are oblivious to the law and etiquette of the left lane, Dave Ross is convinced it's "mostly judgmental, obnoxious, anal know-it-alls that think it's their job to enforce the speed limit when it in fact is not."
Dave says his biggest issue is on I-90 when he's passing a long line of cars in the right lane. Problems arise if there is someone behind him in the left lane. If that person seems content, he'll pass the line of cars and then move over. If someone is on his tail, he just wants to get out of the way.
"I'm trying to be as non-annoying to others as possible while still getting home 30 seconds faster."
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