1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Vehicle & Traffic
  4. Title 7: Rules of the Road
  5. Article 25: Driving On Right Side of Roadway, Overtaking and Passing, Etc

Section 1122-A Overtaking a bicycle

Vehicle & Traffic (VAT)

The operator of a vehicle overtaking, from behind, a bicycle proceeding on the same side of a roadway shall pass to the left of such bicycle at a safe distance until safely clear thereof.