passing lane


: a part of a road or highway that drivers use to pass other vehicles

Examples of passing lane in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The passing lane down the line was open, and the ball sat up for a clean strike. Louisa Thomas, The New Yorker, 11 Sep. 2023 Then, because defense has been the reason all of this happened, James raced into the passing lane to get a steal. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2023 Or using the passing lane to drift slowly until the line of traffic building up stacking up behind you reaches halfway to Tucson. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 3 Mar. 2023

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“Passing lane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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