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By Tom Hester | December 13th, 2012 - 3:33pm
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Wilson Bill to Increase Fines for Failing to Keep to the Right Released by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrat Gilbert “Whip” Wilson sponsored to increase the fines imposed for failing by a motorist to keep right unless overtaking another vehicle was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.

“State law is very clear - a vehicle shall normally be driven in the lane nearest the right-hand edge when that lane is available for travel, except when overtaking another vehicle or in preparation for a left turn,” said Wilson (D-Camden/Gloucester). “A driver who is not obeying this law can be aggravating, but it’s also unsafe to obstruct traffic flow. This bill is, quite simply, a public safety issue and common sense..."

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