DRIVING REGULATIONS – Still listed in the GB Driving Licence

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DRIVING REGULATIONS
(Tenth Schedule, M. V. Act, 1939)
1. The driver of a motor vehicle shall drive the vehicle as close to the left hand side of the road as may be expedient, and shall allow all traffic which in proceeding in the opposite direction to pass him on his right hand side.
2. Except as provided in regulation 3, the driver of a motor vehicle shall pass to the right of a traffic proceeding in the same direction as himself.
3. The driver of a motor vehicle may pass to the left of a vehicle the driver of which having indicated an intention to turn to the right has drawn to the centre of the road and may pass a tram-car or other vehicle running on fixed rails, whether traveling in the same direction as himself or otherwise, on either side provided that in no case shall he pass a tram-car at a time or in a manner likely to . cause danger or inconvenience to other users of the road or pass on the left hand side a tram-car which, when in motion would be travelling in the same direction as himself while the tram car is at rest for the purpose of setting down or taking up passengers.
4. The driver of a motor vehicle shall not a vehicle travelling in the same direction as himself:- (a) if his passing is likely to cause inconvenience or danger to other traffic proceeding in any direction, or (b) where a point or corner or a hill or an obstruction of any kind renders the road ahead not clearly visible.
5. The driver of a motor vehicle shall not, when being overtaken or being pass by another vehicle, increase speed or do anything in any way to prevent the other vehicle from passing him.
6. The driver of a motor vehicle shall, slow down when approaching a road intersection, a road junction or a road corner and shall not enter any such intersection or junction until he has become aware that he may do as without endangering the safety of person thereon.
7. The driver of a motor vehicle shall on entering a road intersection, if the road is entered is main road designated as such, given way to the vehicles proceeding along that road and in any other cast give way to all traffic approaching the intersection on his right hand.
8. The driver of motor vehicle shall, when passing or meeting a procession or a body of troops or police on the march or when passing workmen engaged on road repair, drive, at a speed not greater than fifteen miles an hour.
9. The driver of a motor vehicle shall (a) when turning to the left drive as close as may be to the left hand side of the road from which he is making the turn and of the road which he is entering. (b) when turning to the right draw as near as may be to the centre of the road along which he is travelling and cause the vehicle to move in such a manner that — (i) as far as may be practicable it passes beyond, and so as to leave on the driver’s right hand, a point formed by inter section of the centre line of the intersecting road and (ii) it arrives near as may be at the left hand side of the road which the driver is entering.
 SIGNALS
(Seventh Schedule, M. V. Act. 1939)
1. When about to turn to the right or drive to the right hand side of the road in order to pass another vehicle or for any other purpose, a driver shall extend his right arm in a horizontal position outside of and to the right of his vehicle with the palm of the hand turned to the front.
2. When about to turn to the left or to drive to the left hand side of the road, a driver shall extend his right arm and rotate it in an anticlockwise direction.
3. When about to slow down, a driver shall extend his right arm with the palm down ward and to the right of the vehicle and shall move the arm so extended up and down several times in such a manner that the ingal can be seen by the driver of any vehicle which may be behind him.
4. When about to stop, a driver shall raise his right forearm vertically outside of and to the right of the vehicle palm to the front.
5. When a driver wishes to indicate to the driver of a vehicle behind him that he desires that driver to overtake him he shall extend his right arm and hand horizontally outside of and to the right of the vehicle and shall swing the arm backwards and forwards in a semi circular motion.
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