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(a) Upon a roadway of sufficient width, a vehicle must be driven upon the right half of the roadway, except as follows:
(1) when overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction, or when preparing for a left turn at an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway;
(2) when traveling upon a roadway that is
(B) restricted to one-way traffic; or
(3) when an obstruction exists making it necessary to drive to the left of the center of the highway; a driver must yield the right-of-way to all vehicles traveling in the opposite direction upon the unobstructed portion of the highway.
(b) Upon all roadways, a commercial motor vehicle proceeding at less than the maximum authorized speed of traffic must be driven as close as practicable to the right-hand curb or edge of the roadway, except when overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction or when preparing for a left turn at an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway. However, on a two-lane highway outside an urban area where passing is unsafe because of oncoming traffic or other conditions, the driver of a commercial motor vehicle proceeding at less than the maximum authorized speed of traffic and behind whom five or more vehicles are formed in a line shall turn off the roadway at the nearest place designated as a turnout or wherever sufficient area for a safe turnout exists in order to permit following vehicles to pass.
History: Eff. 3/14/93, Register 125
Authority: AS 28.05.011
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