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When shouldn’t you overtake or pass another vehicle?

Overtaking or passing means getting by a vehicle ahead of you that is either travelling slower or has stopped. The reasons for not overtaking are different for different types of road. Single-lane unmarked road This is a narrow road without

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What is gap selection and how can you improve your skills?

Gap selection occurs when the driver looks at approaching traffic and decides that there’s enough space to complete a manoeuvre or action. For example, chooses to turn, overtake, make a u-turn or change lanes into a gap in the traffic, or

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Advanced overtaking: keeping safe when passing

In this article we’ll recap on the basics of overtaking, then talk about advanced techniques taught to police drivers and instructors. The Road Code has an excellent basic set of guidelines for overtaking. Overtaking is the most risky manoeuvre on

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