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Florida lawmakers may impose fines for slow drivers cruising in fast lanes

ORLANDO, Fla. — Changes could be coming for drivers on some roads around Central Florida.

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Lawmakers are trying to restrict cars from cruising in the left lane.

It’s an effort to improve safety.

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Drivers on highways with at least two lanes in the same direction, and speed limits of 65 and over, would all have to use the right-hand lanes.

The left-hand lanes would be used for drivers passing slower traffic.

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If caught cruising in the left lane, violators could face a $158 fine.

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