Originally Posted by QUIRKSM
So to redeem myself here is my story- I was about 1/2 a mile from my exit after work and traffic was backed way up, i was on my x challenge. The guy ahead of me on a harley has the same idea i have and pulls out into the breakdown lane to pass and get off the exit.
I avoid the breakdown lane for two reasons:
1. Usually, it's filled with all sorts of tire-killing debris.
2. The penalty for driving in the breakdown lane is more than the penalty for lane splitting.