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Rules for overtaking cyclists

Cyclists are vulnerable road users. They have less protection, travel slower than other traffic (in relation to posted maximum speeds) and are more susceptible to be affected by wind and poor road surfaces. With around 3500 cyclists killed or seriously

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Advanced passing and overtaking – how to stay safe

In the Highway Code rules 162 to 169 deal with the basics of overtaking. In this article we’ll quickly recap the basics, then cover some more advanced techniques and some additional considerations of risks involved when overtaking as given in

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A quick guide to overtaking

We’re all going to come across vehicles travelling slower than us, and that will mean you may need to overtake them. Overtake only when it is safe and legal to do so. Special care should be taken when overtaking vulnerable

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