2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-907 - Overtaking and passing vehicles

46.2-907. Overtaking and passing vehicles.

A person riding a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device,electric power-assisted bicycle, motorized skateboard or scooter, or mopedmay overtake and pass another vehicle on either the left or right side,staying in the same lane as the overtaken vehicle, or changing to a differentlane, or riding off the roadway as necessary to pass with safety.

A person riding a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device,electric power-assisted bicycle, motorized skateboard or scooter, or mopedmay overtake and pass another vehicle only under conditions that permit themovement to be made with safety.

A person riding a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device,electric power-assisted bicycle, motorized skateboard or scooter, or mopedshall not travel between two lanes of traffic moving in the same direction,except where one lane is a separate turn lane or a mandatory turn lane.

Except as otherwise provided in this section, a person riding a bicycle,electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle,motorized skateboard or scooter, or moped shall comply with all rulesapplicable to the driver of a motor vehicle when overtaking and passing.

(1981, c. 585, 46.1-229.2:1; 1989, c. 727; 2001, c. 834; 2002, c. 254;2006, cc. 529, 538.)

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