NMA Lane Courtesy Fact Sheet ( PDF )
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Take Action

Lead by example
Practice lane courtesy whenever you drive. Tell your friends and family to do the same and explain to them why it’s important.

Write a “letter to the editor” to your local newspaper.
The whole point of Lane Courtesy Month is to raise public awareness about this issue, and your letter will help. Click here to view a sample letter.

Contact your state legislators and urge them to support stronger lane courtesy laws.
Click here to see if your state has a lane courtesy law.

If your state already has a lane courtesy law:
Write the commander of your state police or highway patrol and explain to him why enforcing this law is so important.

While both of the following linked articles contain state-specific information — one for California and the other for Utah, which in 2019 passed a lane-filtering law — they also contain helpful guidance as to what lane splitting is and the responsibilities such a maneuver holds for motorcyclists and motorists. Montana allows motorcycles to lane-filter (not split) since October 1, 2021.

Motorcycles and Lane Splitting: What Every Driver Should Know

Utah’s New Lane Filtering Law