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SECTION 1123
When overtaking on the right is permitted
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 7, ARTICLE 25
§ 1123. When overtaking on the right is permitted. (a) The driver of a
vehicle may overtake and pass upon the right of another vehicle only
under the following conditions:

1. When the vehicle overtaken is making or about to make a left turn;

2. Upon a street or highway with unobstructed pavement not occupied by
parked vehicles of sufficient width for two or more lines of moving
vehicles in each direction;

3. Upon a one-way street, or upon any roadway on which traffic is
restricted to one direction of movement, where the roadway is free from
obstructions and of sufficient width for two or more lines of moving
vehicles.

(b) 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 pavement or
main-traveled portion of the roadway, except as permitted by section
eleven hundred thirty-one of this article.