When the officer pulled me over to issue the ticket, he claimed that there was ample space to merge right. I beg to differ, particularly with the heavy rain this morning-- I give myself space according to driving conditions. Merging in front of him then would have about 5 metres of bumper-to-bumper space which I am not comfortable with in such weather.
It should be mentioned that, when I drive, I try my best to maintain laminar flow of traffic (all traffic keep right, except to pass). When I was in the passing lane, I can't slow down to interrupt that courtesy, so I have only one way to go: speed up to merge right when safe to do so.
I have the intention to bring the ticket to court. Do I have a case?