Georgia law enforcement will ticket you for driving in the left lane
Did you know the left lane is meant for passing only, and that if you're caught riding in this lane with someone behind you, you can get a ticket? Driving slow in the left lane leads to traffic congestion and can lead to road rage. In July 2014 Georgia passed the 'Slowpoke Law' to help try and stop this problem. Most people still don't know this law exists and the ones that do don't follow it. The law states if you are driving in the left lane and cars are quickly coming up behind you, you must move over - even if you are going the speed limit. There are some pretty hefty fines if you are ticketed for impeding the flow of traffic. You could receive a fine up to $1,000, 3 points on your license, and a substantial increase in your insurance premiums. So whether you're on I-75, I-59, I-24, GA-1, GA-2, GA-3, GA-20 or any GA state route the best thing to do, once you pass a car using the left lane is to get back over in the right-hand or middle lane.