The merge lane. It invokes fear, anger, outright hostility and even road rage in this part of the world. The construction merge lanes on the Malahat are one example. Anytime there’s work or an incident on the fourlane heading into Sooke is another. Even on a regular merge, it’s an emotional issue. Mackenzie and Highway 1 instantly come to mind, with some people insisting in driving in the turn lane as far back as Pat Bay. But, yes, there is a solution. Do it right, collectively. In the words of the narrator, “Stay right the hell in your own lane until the last moment.” Here’s how it works, when it’s done right.