2014 Code of Alabama
Title 32 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC.
Chapter 5A - RULES OF THE ROAD.
Section 32-5A-82 - Overtaking vehicle on left.

AL Code § 32-5A-82 (2014) What's This?
Section 32-5A-82Overtaking vehicle on left.

The following rules shall govern the overtaking and passing of vehicles proceeding in the same direction, subject to those limitations, exceptions, and special rules hereinafter stated:

(1) The driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left thereof at a safe distance and shall not again drive to the right side of the roadway until safely clear of the overtaken vehicle.

(2) Except when overtaking and passing on the right is permitted, the driver of an overtaken vehicle shall give way to the right in favor of the overtaking vehicle on audible signal and shall not increase the speed of his or her vehicle until completely passed by the overtaking vehicle.

(Acts 1980, No. 80-434, p. 604, §3-103.)

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