2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 75 - VEHICLES
Chapter 33 - Rules of the Road in General
3303 - Overtaking vehicle on the left.

     § 3303.  Overtaking vehicle on the left.
        (a)  General rule.--The following rules shall govern the
     overtaking and passing of vehicles proceeding in the same
     direction, subject to the limitations, exceptions and special
     rules stated in this chapter:
            (1)  The driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle
        proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left of
        the other vehicle at a safe distance and shall stay to the
        left of the other vehicle 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 not
        increase the speed of the vehicle until completely passed by
        the overtaking vehicle and shall give way to the right in
        favor of the overtaking vehicle on suitable signal.
        (b)  Suitable signal defined.--Suitable signal for purposes
     of subsection (a)(2) shall be as follows:
            (1)  At all times when head lamps are required to be
        lighted according to section 4302 (relating to the period for
        requiring lighted lamps), an audible signal or the
        intermittent flashing of low and high beams except that the
        use of high beams shall not be permitted when a vehicle is
        approaching from the opposite direction within 500 feet.
            (2)  At all other times, an audible signal.

        Cross References.  Section 3303 is referred to in sections
     1535, 3326, 3327 of this title.

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