In Washington, is Lane Splitting Permitted?

Answered by

Lucas Krause
Lucas KrauseLicensed Car Insurance Advisor

Posted on Feb 15, 2023

1. Lane splitting is legal in Washington state.

2. The Washington State Patrol doesn't have a specific policy on lane splitting, but generally doesn't ticket motorcyclists who are splitting lanes.

3. Some drivers may not be familiar with lane splitting, so it's important to be aware of your surroundings and be cautious when lane splitting.

4. Lane splitting can be a great way to save time and avoid traffic congestion.

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