Sullivan: My experience with a lane splitter and why it is still illegal

A question for all motorcyclists today. Do you want to make it home alive?

Then stop lane splitting.

I almost killed someone on Sunday. I was a blink of an eye away from hitting a motorcycle at 75 miles an hour on northbound Interstate 5 in Tacoma, dumping that rider on the pavement and leaving her for the convoy of other drivers, also going 75, right behind me.

Did I fail to look? Was I distracted? No. This rider was lane splitting between me and the car next to me that I was passing and also going 75 miles an hour. That’s just how fast everyone was going. If

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