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Wheels.7

Road Rage

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{Wheels.7.20}: Ted Hurst {thurst} Mon, 31 May 2004 20:34:44 CDT (HTML)

Bottom line: if someone passes you on the right, you're in the wrong lane.

I would agree with this.

Exit ramps are usually designed with a "decel" lane in addition to the "thru" lanes. The length of the "decel" lane will be based on the design speed of the highway and that of the ramp. Exemptions may be required in cities where right-of-way is constricted.

I don't know the current policy, but there have been times when tractor-trailers were being encourged to use the leftmost lane to get more even wear of the pavement and extend the time between resurfacings.

With the lighter traffic in the rural West, I often use all lanes to boost the "design speed" of the curves so my SUV doesn't roll over... Saves gas by shortening the distance too!

;-)

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