Idaho's New 15 mph Speed Limit Exception Law

From Drivers Manual... "Passing Speed Limit Exception: If you are driving a passenger vehicle, motorcycle or pickup, not towing another vehicle, you may exceed the posted speed limit by up to 15 miles per hour, while passing another vehicle that is traveling below the posted speed limit on a two lane roadway. The posted speed limit must be 55 miles per hour or greater. This does not apply in work zones. You must return to the right-hand lane and reduce speed to the posted speed limit as soon as practicable." Basically you may pass going up to 15 mph over the speed limit IF... 1. You are driving a vehicle without a trailer and 2. The vehicle you are passing is going under the speed limit an

Help! My kid's a horrible driver!

From time to time I get phone calls from parents concerned about their child's driving and asking for advice. First I would take a long hard look at your own driving. If you've ever said "Don't drive like me", this is a sure sign that your driving could probably improve. Your bad habits could seem mundane and not quite so serious as driving 60 in a 35 zone, but to a young person, your a bad driver too. You might say "yes I could use my turn signals a little more often, but at least I don't text and drive". You are older and can evaluate risk better than a young person. Even if a your person can differentiate types of risk they might not care because there could be a culture of risky dri

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