- Aug 25, 2001
What to know about Massachusetts' new traffic law (msn.com)
- Drivers will have to use a "reasonable speed" when they pass someone.
- Passing drivers are allowed to cross a road's yellow centerline only if it's safe, and they can't go over the speed limit to pass.
- Drivers need to give four feet of space to anyone on the road, including utility workers, tow truck drivers and construction workers.
- The state will add new road signs to remind drivers of the four-foot rule.