Rule 141(1) amended by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 50(1).
(1) A driver (except the rider of a bicycle or an electric scooter) must not overtake a vehicle to the left of the vehicle unless—
(a) the driver is driving on a multi-lane road and the vehicle can be safely overtaken in a marked lane to the left of the vehicle; or
(b) the vehicle is turning right, or making a U‑turn from the centre of the road, and is giving a right change of direction signal; or
(c) the vehicle is stationary and it is safe to overtake to the left of the vehicle.
Penalty: 5 penalty units.
Note to rule 141(1) amended by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 50(2).
"Bicycle", centre of the road ,
"electric scooter", marked lane , multi-lane road", " overtake , right change
of direction signal and U-turn are defined in the dictionary.
Rule 141(2) amended by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 50(3).
(2) The rider of a bicycle or an electric scooter must not ride past, or overtake, to the left of a vehicle that is turning left and is giving a left change of direction signal.
Penalty: 3 penalty units.
Left change of direction signal is defined in the dictionary.
(3) In this rule—
"turning right" does not include making a hook turn;
"vehicle" does not include a tram, a bus travelling along tram tracks, or any vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign .
1 Tram and travelling along tram tracks are defined in the dictionary.
2 Part 4, Division 3 deals with making hook turns.
3 Division 7 of this Part deals with overtaking and passing trams (and buses travelling along tram tracks).
4 Rule 143 deals with overtaking or passing a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign .
(4) This rule does not apply to the rider of a motor cycle engaging in lane filtering in the circumstances set out in rule 151B.
Lane filtering is defined in the dictionary.