Omaha, NE asked in Traffic Tickets for Nebraska

Q: Using the turning lane to pass when both right lanes are blocked by a const. truck protected by a police car.

A construction vehicle was in both right lanes of the street. The two left lanes and turning lane had no vehicles in them. Is it illegal to go around the obstruction using the turn lane?

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Brendan Michael Kelly
Brendan Michael Kelly
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Omaha, NE
  • Licensed in Nebraska

A: I hate to say it but it likely is illegal. I may not be if you come to a complete stop and than proceed forward, at least that would be the argument to the prosecution.

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