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SF 2997

2nd Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/22/2018 10:20am

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; providing a penalty for slow-moving vehicles driving
in the left lane;amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.18, subdivision


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.18, subdivision 10, is amended to read:

Subd. 10.

Slow-moving vehicle.

Upon all roadways any (a) A person operating a vehicle
proceeding at less than the normal speed of traffic at the time and place and under the
existing conditions then existing shall be driven must drive in the right-hand lane then
available for traffic,
or as close as practicable to the right-hand curb or edge of the roadway,
except when
. A person who violates this paragraph must pay a fine of not less than $100.

(b) Paragraph (a) does not apply if:

(1) the vehicle is overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction,
or when

(2) the vehicle is preparing for a left to turn left at an intersection or into a private road
or driveway, or when;

(3) a specific lane is designated and posted for a specific type of traffic.; or

(4) the vehicle is preparing to exit a controlled access highway by using an exit on the
left side of the road.


The commissioner of public safety shall conduct a public awareness campaign to increase
public knowledge about Minnesota Statutes, section 169.18, subdivision 10.

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