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:
   (a)   The driver of any vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction shall pass at a safe distance to the left thereof, and when safely clear of such overtaken vehicle shall take up a position as near the right-hand edge of the main traveled portion of the highway as is practical.
   (b)   Except when overtaking and passing on the right is permitted, 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 his or her vehicle until completely passed by the overtaking vehicle. In every event the overtaking vehicle must return to the right side of the roadway before coming within 100 feet of any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction.
(Ord. 894, passed 1-5-1950)
Statutory reference:
   Similar State law, see MCLA 257.636