No overtaking!

No overtaking!

OK only the first one is a legal requirement. If you overtake where you see this sign you can be prosecuted for not obeying the sign.

However, all the other signs suggest that overtaking might be dangerous – in the event of an accident the presence of a road sign could be used by the prosecution where a charge of dangerous or careless driving was being brought.

Do you know all the signs? If not download a free book from the Directgov web site by clicking here.road_signs_no_ot


We don’t live in an ideal world, effective journey planning will help to ease frustration and reduce your need to overtake, choose a safe overtaking location, remember the two P’s, and make sure that you are ‘quick and stable’.

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