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Points to remember when overtaking

Points to remember when overtaking Motorcyclists Lorries If you are following a lorry, pull back to give yourself a better view of the road ahead. Other overtakers Never overtake on the tail of another car. You cannot tell how much time or room you have to get past the vehicle ahead. Side turnings Overtaking across the mouth of a side- turning or junction is dangerous. A car about to pull out into the main stream of traffic may not see you. Watch out for motorcyclists coming up fast behind you. They may try to swerve in and out of the traffic. Mirrors Keep a close eye on your mirrors before overtaking to make sure that nobody behind you is trying to jump the queue and overtake you. Pedestrian crossings Overtaking on a pedestrian crossing is both illegal and dangerous.