Warner Robins, GA asked in Tax Law for Georgia

Q: Is an allowance made to allow traveling in excess of speed limit (SL) to safely pass another driver going below the SL?

Posted SL 55, Truck ahead 50-54 mph for 10 miles. Good spot to pass but not if you dawdle. Many states allow 5-10 MPH over SL to avoid forcing a driver to go for multiple miles in left lane to pass. No one forces you to pass if allowed it should be done in the safest manner possible.

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A: You are asking a question that is impossible to answer--other to say that most state laws do not post speed limits in ranges-- like 55 to 65 or 65-75, etc.

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