pieces of legislation introduced in the Tennessee General Assembly
prohibit big rigs from driving in the left lane on state roadways.
SB729, sponsored by Sen. Tim Burchett, R-Knoxville, and HB954, sponsored
by Rep. Jamie Hagood, R-Knoxville, truck tractors and semi-trailers
would be restricted to the right-most lane of interstate or multilane
divided highways, except when passing. Violators could be subject
to a $50 fine.