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Do you exceed the speed limit when passing a vehicle on a two lane road?

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βˆ™ 2007-08-02 11:37:41

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If they are doing the speed limit, there should be no reason to pass them. If you are exceeding the speed limit to pass someone, you could get a ticket particularly if they are exceeding the speed limit.

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