Overtaking and passing. These are both terms meaning the same thing — depending on your local lexicon, but they both refer to the act of getting past a vehicle that is going slower than you intend to ride yourself.
For consistency, I will use the term “passing” in this chapter.
Passing is arguably one of the most dangerous things we do while riding, yet, executed with care and planning, it is not something to be feared or unnecessarily avoided. Indeed, sometimes we find that the safest place to be is in front of some hazards.
So, with that said, let’s take a look at how we can make passing the safest activity we can. Continue reading Passing/Overtaking on a Motorcycle