2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 75 - VEHICLES
Chapter 33 - Rules of the Road in General
3301 - Driving on right side of roadway.


                                CHAPTER 33
                       RULES OF THE ROAD IN GENERAL

     Subchapter
        A.  General Provisions
        B.  Right-of-way
        C.  Turning, Starting and Signals
        D.  Special Stops Required
        E.  Stopping, Standing and Parking
        F.  Speed Restrictions

        Enactment.  Chapter 33 was added June 17, 1976, P.L.162,
     No.81, effective July 1, 1977, unless otherwise noted.
        Cross References.  Chapter 33 is referred to in section 1614
     of this title.

                               SUBCHAPTER A
                            GENERAL PROVISIONS

     Sec.
     3301.  Driving on right side of roadway.
     3302.  Meeting vehicle proceeding in opposite direction.
     3303.  Overtaking vehicle on the left.
     3304.  Overtaking vehicle on the right.
     3305.  Limitations on overtaking on the left.
     3306.  Limitations on driving on left side of roadway.
     3307.  No-passing zones.
     3308.  One-way roadways and rotary traffic islands.
     3309.  Driving on roadways laned for traffic.
     3310.  Following too closely.
     3311.  Driving on divided highways.
     3312.  Limited access highway entrances and exits.
     3313.  Restrictions on use of limited access highways.
     3314.  Prohibiting use of hearing impairment devices.
     3315.  Passing and overtaking streetcars.
     § 3301.  Driving on right side of roadway.
        (a)  General rule.--Upon all roadways of sufficient width, a
     vehicle shall be driven upon the right half of the roadway
     except as follows:
            (1)  When overtaking and passing another vehicle
        proceeding in the same direction where permitted by the rules
        governing such movement.
            (2)  When an obstruction exists making it necessary to
        drive to the left of the center of the roadway, provided the
        driver yields the right-of-way to all vehicles traveling in
        the proper direction upon the unobstructed portion of the
        roadway within such distance as to constitute a hazard.
            (3)  When and where official traffic-control devices are
        in place designating a lane or lanes to the left side of the
        center of the roadway for the movement indicated by the
        devices.
            (4)  Upon a roadway restricted to one-way traffic.
            (5)  When making a left turn as provided in sections 3322
        (relating to vehicle turning left) and 3331 (relating to
        required position and method of turning).
        (b)  Vehicle proceeding at less than normal speed.--Upon all
     roadways any vehicle proceeding at less than the normal speed of
     traffic at the time and place and under the conditions then
     existing shall be driven in the right-hand lane then available
     for traffic, or as close as practicable to the right-hand curb
     or edge of the roadway, except when overtaking and passing
     another vehicle proceeding in the same direction or when
     preparing for a left turn at an intersection or into an alley,
     private road or driveway. This subsection does not apply to a
     driver who must necessarily drive in a lane other than the
     right-hand lane to continue on his intended route.

        Cross References.  Section 3301 is referred to in sections
     3306, 3307, 3505 of this title.

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