Driving passing lane question? Because these threads are always fun!

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  1. Adjuster

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    Two lane highway 65mph limit. I am in the passing lane travelling at 85mph easily passing the slower cars in the right lane. A car comes up behind me in the passing lane travelling at say 95mph. Am I under any obligation even if just courtesy to slow down and squeeze over back into the slower right lane to let him pass? My thought on this is I am in the passing lane easily passing the slower traffic and I shouldn't move back over into the right lane until I have passed all of the foreseeable slower traffic ahead. When I have passed all the slower cars of course I would return to the right lane but I would not make a special effort to get out of this guys way.

    Thoughts?



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  2. PennsWoods

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    You'll have 10 days to respond to your 85 in a 65 zone citation in my state.
     

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    I’d pull over and let the faster driver zip on by and sweep the upcoming road for radar traps.
     
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    I always get over and let them go get the ticket.
     
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    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    Stay in the passing lane but don’t get mad when there is a big brush guard in your rear view mirror.
     
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    Let the "Pathfinder" go and light up any radar traps ahead of you.
     
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    'Ol Grandad Director of civil unrest

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    This. Driver smarter not harder.
    I'm a fast driver and it irritates me when someone's in the passing lane just barely passing the slower cars. I know you said "easily passing" the other cars but that's subjective. That being said, if I'm passing and someone swoops in behind me, I'll get into the slower lane to let them pass IF there isn't a long line of others behind him. Otherwise, he's gonna be there for a minute or two.
     
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    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

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    You should not go faster than the speed limit. It is the law.
     
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    Put it this way...........

    you are doing 85mph and you come up on someone doing 75mph...........

    do you think they should pull over and allow you to pass?
     
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    Let the faster guy be Bear Bait
     
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    This was the way I looked t it when I was on the road a lot.
     
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    Is that you coming up on my rear end?




    That cracked me up even just typing it. :animlol:



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  13. Adjuster

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    Yes ma'am! :angel:



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  14. Adjuster

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    Is the median open?



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    Pull to the right lane and roll down your window. When he comes along side you then shoot through his window hitting his steering wheel making him vear off the road rolling his car several times.

    Resume your previous speed quickly.
     
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    sciolist On the Border

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    Let him pass. Speed laws are irrelevant. Someone doing 75 could say the same thing about you.
     
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    I don't want to go all out slinging lead but I might consider throwing a burrito and a slurpee at his windshield!



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    You drive too fast!
     
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    Doesn't matter what the speed limit is or how fast you're going. If you're in the left lane and someone is hauling ass behind you, move over and let them pass.
     
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    I agree its pretty crazy when you are in a hurry and blow by someone only to have them come up behind you at the off ramp or stop light. :flag:



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