With Colorado’s population continuing to grow at a rapid rate, and with traffic volume outpacing infrastructure improvements, roadways throughout the state are becoming more and more crowded. Congested highways and surface streets used to be a mere “rush hour” annoyance, but Colorado’s roadways now seem to be congested no matter what time of day it is.
Whether driving to the ski slopes or the office, with increased congestion comes escalating tension and frustration, particularly with behavior of other drivers. We’re convinced that they’re “doing it wrong” – but are they? A review of Colorado’s traffic guidelines provides some insights into how to handle certain driving situations, and the answers may surprise you.
The Left Lane is Only for Passing (Unless Traffic is Too Congested to Merge Right)
We see them all the time – the slowpokes who seem to be just hanging out in the highway’s left lane, and who refuse to move over for the traffic stacking up behind them.… » Read the full post