This week, officers in New Mexico handed laws that may require semi vans to stay in the proper lane beneath most circumstances.
On April 4, 2023, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lynn Lujan Grisham signed into regulation Senate Invoice 102.
The invoice would require vans to remain in the proper lane of any two or extra lane freeway except actively passing one other car. Truckers discovered to be in violation of the left lane journey ban would face a advantageous as much as $250.
The left lane restriction regulation is ready to enter impact on July 1, 2023.
The invoice was launched by Senator George Munoz in January 2023. Munoz says that the left lane truck ban will scale back site visitors congestion and enhance freeway security.
Final 12 months, Munoz authored an identical invoice that was permitted in each the state Home and Senate however died in a “pocket veto” when Governor Grisham opted to not signal it into regulation.