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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 144

Keeping a safe distance when overtaking

144 Keeping a safe distance when overtaking

A driver overtaking a vehicle:

(a) must pass the vehicle at a sufficient distance to avoid a collision with the vehicle or obstructing the path of the vehicle, and
(b) must not return to the marked lane or line of traffic where the vehicle is travelling until the driver is a sufficient distance past the vehicle to avoid a collision with the vehicle or obstructing the path of the vehicle.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Marked lane" and
"overtake" are defined in the Dictionary.



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