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English definition of “outside lane”

outside lane

noun (ROAD)   
[S] UK (informal outside) the part of the road nearest the vehicles going in the opposite direction, used especially by faster vehicles: She cruised by at 160 kilometres per hour on the outside/in the outside lane.Routes and roads in general [C] US the part of the road nearest the edge, especially used by slower vehiclesRoutes and roads in general
(Definition of outside lane noun (ROAD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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