RULES OF THE ROAD
Overtaking and Passing, Highway Markings, Right of Way
265:18 Overtaking a Vehicle on the Left.
The following rules shall govern the overtaking and passing of vehicles proceeding in the same direction, subject to those limitations, exceptions and special rules hereinafter stated:
I. The driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left thereof at a safe distance and shall not again drive to the right side of the roadway until safely clear of the overtaken vehicle.
II. The driver of an overtaken vehicle shall give way to the right in favor of the overtaking vehicle on audible signal and shall not increase the speed of the vehicle until completely passed by the overtaking vehicle.
Source. PS 76:18. PL 90:2. RL 106:2. 1945, 188:1, part 20:2. RSA 250:2. 1963, 330:1. RSA 262-A:17. 1981, 146:1, eff. Jan. 1, 1982.