Road Transportation

Between the lanes

Between the lanes

To the editor: Kudos to columnist Robin Abcarian for being brave enough to try this practice. (“A firsthand look at lane splitting,” Column, July 3) Perhaps she will now view it as do people from other countries. Here, it's commonly known as “lane-splitting,” for which the words connote violence. A far more accurate term, used in other countries, is “filtering,” which is truly what we do: move through the cars and trucks like water through an aquifer. Chris Ramko, Newport Beach .. To the editor: To make lane splitting legal is to encourage accidents, especially hurtful to the motorcyclists. A bad idea is supported by motorcyclists...