overtaking


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going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it

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"We actually saw a lot of good examples where drivers sat well back from our cyclist and waited for a suitable gap in the oncoming traffic before moving over on to the other side of the road, leaving plenty of room while overtaking."
"The Highway Code states, overtake only when it is safe and legal to do so and that drivers should allow vulnerable road users as much room as they would when overtaking a car.
In the footage, taken by driver Jamie Stevens, a red car can be seen overtaking his car and another, before just missing an oncoming tow truck which is being followed by another car.
The bill mandates a minimum overtaking distance of 1.5 meters between a motor vehicle and a bicycle or its operator.
In a bid to make cycling safer in the country, the House of Representatives on Monday unanimously approved on third and final reading a bill that mandates a minimum overtaking distance between any part of the motorcycle and any part of the bicycle or its operators.
Those penalized included 10,366 vehicles for seating passengers in dangerous position, 5,780 for wrong overtaking, 10,873 for careless driving, 1,911 for sharp overtaking and 36,021 for several other violations.
As many as 64,951 public service vehicles were also fined including 10,366 for seating passengers in dangerous position, 5,780 for wrong overtaking, 10,873 for careless driving, 1,911 for sharp overtaking and 36,021 miscellaneous breaches.
Coupled with the small size of motorbikes, relative to other machines on the road, overtaking comes up as a leading cause of head-on crashes by motorbikes.
The driver was overtaking another lorry when the bus hit the trailer.
This was highlighted on Sunday during a press conference at the Traffic Department headquarters to discuss the issues of obstructing traffic, unauthorised parking and wrong overtaking, which will be the main focus areas for this week as part of the ongoing awareness campaign, 'Accident-free Summer'.
Hisham Aljundi Doha As many as 17,931 violations involving wrong overtaking were registered during the first half of this year (H1), according to traffic department officials.
John Chisholm: "This is no different to motorists overtaking each other, except the speeds are lower and therefore safer."
I get particularly incensed when motorists hog the overtaking lane on dual carriageways as if it's just another lane to go slow in.
In the clip, retweeted by West Midlands Polices' Central Motorway Police Group, a dark Vauxhall Astra overtakes a car with the aim of overtaking another Astra and a van.