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Old 09-05-2019, 12:06 PM
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I often drive in the left lane on 4-lane roads like 44, 466, and 466A.

When I turn left onto a 4-lane road, I always stay in the left lane until the traffic clears enough so that I can pull over to the right lane. Since I never exceed the posted speed limit, that can take awhile because the other cars are going faster and often do not leave me enough room to pull over.

When driving on Morse or Buena Vista and planning to turn left, I move over to the left lane (driving 30-35 mph) well ahead of the roundabout where I plan to turn.
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Old 09-05-2019, 12:30 PM
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Just a part of the "entitled" status that so many Villagers seem to have qualified for. Would be interesting to know if they are the same ones who don't intend to respect golf courses, pick up dog poop, share the MMP, park in store entrances, etc. -Does the status of "entitled" only apply to specific activities, or is the status very general, and apply to anything they choose to violate?

Thank goodness the storm has passed, now we can get back to the "important" stuff !! Just have to add "Costco is coming/not coming" to get us totally back.
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I often drive in the left lane on 4-lane roads like 44, 466, and 466A.

When I turn left onto a 4-lane road, I always stay in the left lane until the traffic clears enough so that I can pull over to the right lane. Since I never exceed the posted speed limit, that can take awhile because the other cars are going faster and often do not leave me enough room to pull over.

When driving on Morse or Buena Vista and planning to turn left, I move over to the left lane (driving 30-35 mph) well ahead of the roundabout where I plan to turn.
That all sounds good...except the part about "When I turn left onto a 4-lane road, I always stay in the left lane until the traffic clears...".

If you're turning left onto a 4-lane road, there should be no traffic to clear, or you shouldn't be making your left hand turn.
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I often drive in the left lane on 4-lane roads like 44, 466, and 466A.

When I turn left onto a 4-lane road, I always stay in the left lane until the traffic clears enough so that I can pull over to the right lane. Since I never exceed the posted speed limit, that can take awhile because the other cars are going faster and often do not leave me enough room to pull over.

When driving on Morse or Buena Vista and planning to turn left, I move over to the left lane (driving 30-35 mph) well ahead of the roundabout where I plan to turn.
Driving behind a driver who is at, or in many cases, just below the posted limit whilst lane hogging is probably why so many other drivers get frustrated when driving.
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Old 09-05-2019, 12:48 PM
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Americans tend to follow the rule, ITS ALL ABOUT ME, add to that the age of most villagers and you have a mess.
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Well we know who all of the latent road rage folks are.
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Old 09-05-2019, 01:03 PM
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I often drive in the left lane on 4-lane roads like 44, 466, and 466A.

When I turn left onto a 4-lane road, I always stay in the left lane until the traffic clears enough so that I can pull over to the right lane. Since I never exceed the posted speed limit, that can take awhile because the other cars are going faster and often do not leave me enough room to pull over.

When driving on Morse or Buena Vista and planning to turn left, I move over to the left lane (driving 30-35 mph) well ahead of the roundabout where I plan to turn.
How far?
What about the car that turns onto Buena Vista at CR466 and moves to the left lane anticipating a left turn at CR466A? is that well ahead.
BTW state law says if you are driving at or below the speed limit you should move to the right. Why do you think all those cars are going faster...……………….?
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Old 09-05-2019, 02:22 PM
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I call that villages drag racing.
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WHY Do people drive in the left lane below speed limit? WHY? The left lane is for passing or if you are about to turn left. We are NOT in England folks PLEASE drive like you are supposed to.
Read the law, no law against driving in left lane. Law is for impeding traffic in left lane. So in you're incident the driver should of moved over and let faster moving traffic pass regardless if the are speeding. Could you imagine everybody coming down 441 with three lanes of traffic in the right lane? Not going to happen, just like driving in left lane Not impeding traffic not going to get ticketed.
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Old 09-05-2019, 02:40 PM
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On the highways I think the appropriate term is INCONSIDERATE....
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