35 Blog Posts From the Lane Courtesy Tag


NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for January 12, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for January 12, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Feds and CA bump heads over CAFÉ— –Feds grow License Plate dragnet— –State Legislatures begin their work— –Oregon thinks Open Tolling– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Story of the Week California, feds bump heads over CAFE standard changes When it comes […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: November 6, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: November 6, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Fed Court upholds rights of Left Lane Slowpokes– –Motorists sues Feds over CAF — –OK Court backs car tax hike– Friday, November 3, 2017 Texas: Federal Court Upholds Rights Of Left-Lane Bandits Dawdling in the fast lane on a freeway is a protected right in Texas according to one federal […]

Putting Courtesy Back into Driving

Putting Courtesy Back into Driving

When promoting the virtues of lane courtesy, the NMA will often get feedback from readers suggesting – some more forcefully than others – that the proper terminology should be ‘lane discipline’ or ‘keep right except to pass.’ Both of those phrases have specific and important meanings, but neither does justice to the spirit of cooperation […]

Lane Courtesy or Law–A California Cultural Examination

Lane Courtesy or Law–A California Cultural Examination

from Norman Risch, NMA California Member While the NMA has been increasingly promoting left lane courtesy for years, I can compare several states in which I have lived or worked. California is far worse than Maryland, DC, or Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and most other Eastern states in left and right lane courtesy (not that any […]

No lollygagging in the Left Lane, Please! Legislative Update on Lane Courtesy Laws

No lollygagging in the Left Lane, Please! Legislative Update on Lane Courtesy Laws

June is Lane Courtesy Month and many state legislatures are taking on the problem of drivers who impede traffic by camping out in the left lane.  The NMA long ago established June as the spotlight month for lane courtesy to raise awareness that keeping right to allow faster traffic to pass is one of the […]