Texas Transportation Code § 545.053. Passing to the Left;  Return;  Being Passed

(a) An operator passing another vehicle:

(1) shall pass to the left of the other vehicle at a safe distance;  and

(2) may not move back to the right side of the roadway until safely clear of the passed vehicle.

(b) An operator being passed by another vehicle:

(1) shall, on audible signal, move or remain to the right in favor of the passing vehicle;  and

(2) may not accelerate until completely passed by the passing vehicle.

(c) Subsection (b) does not apply when passing to the right is permitted.


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