Del. Senate takes up left-lane slowpoke bill

    The state Senate is poised to vote on a bill prohibiting slower moving vehicles from remaining in the left lane on Delaware highways.

    The bill, which was up for a Senate vote Tuesday, is intended to prevent slower drivers from remaining in the passing lane and blocking cars behind them. Chief sponsor William Carson, a Smyrna Democrat, has said that can lead to road rage.

    The bill was approved unanimously by the House last month and includes several amendments. One clarifies that motorists traveling at the posted speed limit in the left lane would not be in violation of the proposed law.

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