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suicide lane
 n.— «It looks as though our Department of Transportation made a poor decision when it added a turning (or suicide) lane on Alternate 19 between State Road 584 and Alderman Road in Palm Harbor. At any given time you can see it being used as a passing lane for drivers in a hurry.» —“Letters” by Jackie Walker in Palm Harbor St. Petersburg Times (Florida) Sept. 14, 1988. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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