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47-11-303.


47-11-303.
   
   The following rules shall govern the overtaking and passing of
   vehicles proceeding in the same direction, subject to those
   limitations, exceptions and special rules hereinafter stated:
   
   1. The driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in
   the same direction shall pass to the left thereof at a safe distance
   and shall not again drive to the right side of the roadway 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 give way to the right in favor of
   the overtaking vehicle on audible signal and shall not increase the
   speed of his vehicle until completely passed by the overtaking
   vehicle.
   
   3. Every driver who intends to pass another vehicle proceeding in the
   same direction, which requires moving his vehicle from one lane of
   traffic to another, shall first see that such movement can be made
   with safety and shall proceed to pass only after giving a proper
   signal by hand or mechanical device.
   

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