Canadian highways to introduce new lane for anxious drivers
If you're currently uncomfortable with the lane options available to you on Canadian highways, then you'll appreciate the new pilot program being introduced by Chancy Holt, the Deputy Minister of Canadian Highways.
"We're calling it a nerve lane," Holt says. "And we're not trying to put any rules in it at all. This is a safe place."
The lane will be created between the fast and slow lane and provide a space for new and nervous drivers.
"There is no speed limit in the nerve lane. You're welcome to drive as slow as you want. You're welcome to park," says Holt, who himself identifies as a nervous driver.
"Why do I need to travel in a vehicle at 110 kilometres per hour? That just seems outrageous," he says.
Listen to the full story to find out how the new lane will welcome nervous Canadians.
Thanks to listener Ana Maher on Twitter for getting us to look into this idea.
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