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Twitter Reacts To ISP Trooper's Stop Of Slow Driver In Fast Lane

The Versailles Post trooper stopped a motorist for slowing traffic in the passing lane.

Photo by ISP Sgt. Stephen Wheeles.

(Versailles, Ind.) - An Indiana State Police trooper at the Versailles Post has gone viral on the interwebs.

Sgt. Stephen Wheeles is the public information officer for the southeastern Indiana ISP district.

On Saturday, he tweeted a photo of a traffic stop he made on Interstate 65 because the driver was going too slow.

In 2015, Indiana lawmakers passed a so-called "slowpoke" law allowing police to cite motorists who hold up faster traffic on interstates by refusing to move out of the passing lane.

Wheeles' tweet has received more than 14,000 retweets as of Monday. A number of Twitter users tweeted Wheeles reacting to ticketing drivers clogging up the passing lane. One of them was IndyCar driver Graham Rahal:

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