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Idaho bill would allow motorists to speed up while passing

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BOISE, Idaho -

A Twin Falls lawmaker wants to allow motorists to go up to 15 mph above the speed limit when passing another vehicle in certain cases.
    
Republican Rep. Lance Clow told a House Transportation Committee that his bill deals with a situation that many have experienced: how to safely pass another motorist going a couple of miles below the speed limit. Current law doesn't allow exceeding the speed limit to make a pass.
    
The Spokesman-Review reports that the House committee agreed unanimously to introduce Clow's bill, clearing the way for a full hearing.
    
House Bill 132 would allow certain vehicles to exceed the speed limit while passing on two-lane roads that have speed limits of 55 mph or greater.
    
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Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com

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