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      RS 32:73.1     


§73.1.  Rolling roadblocks prohibited on certain multiple-lane highways; definitions; penalties

A.  For purposes of this Section, the term "multiple-lane highway" shall have the meaning provided in R.S. 32:1(42), but shall only include a multiple-lane highway outside the city limits with a posted speed limit of fifty-five miles per hour or more.

B.  A vehicle which remains in the passing lane of a multiple-lane highway as defined in Subsection A of this Section traveling at the same speed as the vehicle in the right lane and impedes the flow of traffic shall be deemed a "rolling roadblock" which shall be prohibited.  The provisions of this Subsection shall not apply to vehicles stopped at a traffic signal or traveling at a slower rate due to traffic congestion as long as the vehicle is not causing traffic congestion.

C.  Violations of this Section shall be punishable as provided in R.S. 32:57.

Acts 2004, No. 467, §1.

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