2022 Revised Code of Washington
Title 46 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 46.61 - Rules of the Road.
46.61.115 - When overtaking on the right is permitted.

RCW 46.61.115

When overtaking on the right is permitted.

(1) The driver of a vehicle may overtake and pass upon the right of another vehicle only under the following conditions:

(a) When the vehicle overtaken is making or about to make a left turn;

(b) Upon 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 driver of a vehicle may overtake and pass another vehicle upon the right only under conditions permitting such movement in safety. Such movement shall not be made by driving off the roadway.

[ 1975 c 62 § 23; 1965 ex.s. c 155 § 18.]

NOTES:

Rules of court: Monetary penalty schedule—IRLJ 6.2.

Severability—1975 c 62: See note following RCW 36.75.010.

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