Sec. 24-89. Overtaking and passing vehicles proceeding in same direction.

 

Except where overtaking and passing on the right is permitted, the following rules shall govern the overtaking and passing of vehicles proceeding in the same direction:

 

(1) The driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction shall first give a visible signal of his intention and shall pass to the left of the other vehicle at a safe distance and shall not again drive to the right side of the roadway until safely clear of the overtaken vehicle;

 

(2) The driver of an overtaken vehicle shall give way to the right in favor of the overtaking vehicle and shall not increase the speed of his vehicle until completely passed by the overtaking vehicle; and

 

(3) The driver of a vehicle overtaking bicycles, animals, animal-drawn vehicles, or farm vehicles proceeding in the same direction shall give an audible signal of his intention to pass from one hundred (100) to three hundred (300) feet from the vehicle or animal and then pass without giving another audible signal.

 

Source:  Code 1962, 10-7-3

State law reference-Similar provisions, R.R.S. 1943, 60-6,129 to 60-6,139.