Wind in No Rush


In March, Washington, D.C.'s WRC-TV reported a woman from the Maryland suburbs showed a reporter a traffic citation she'd just gotten, ticketing her for driving in the left lane on I-95 in Laurel while going only 63 mph — compared to the posted ("maximum") speed of 65. The citation read, "Failure of driver … to keep right." The station's meteorologist noted that winds that day were gusting to 40 mph and the woman might simply have been trying to control her car.

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