2018 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 7 - Driving on Right Side of Highway and Passing
Section 705 - Passing upon right -- When permissible.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-705 (2018)
Effective 5/12/2015
41-6a-705. Passing upon right -- When permissible.
  • (1) The operator of a vehicle may overtake and pass on the right of another vehicle only:
    • (a) when the vehicle overtaken is making or preparing to make a left turn; or
    • (b) on a roadway with unobstructed pavement of sufficient width for two or more lines of vehicles moving lawfully in the direction being traveled by the overtaking vehicle.
  • (2) The operator of a vehicle may overtake and pass another vehicle on the right only under conditions permitting the movement with safety.
  • (3) Except for a person operating a bicycle, the operator of a vehicle may not overtake and pass another vehicle if the movement is made by driving off the roadway.
  • (4) A violation of this section is an infraction.


Amended by Chapter 412, 2015 General Session
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