5th Session, 40th Legislature
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THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC AMENDMENT ACT (SAFER TRAFFIC CONDITIONS FOR CYCLISTS)
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(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Highway Traffic Act is amended by this Act.
2(1) Subsection 114(1) is amended
(a) by replacing clause (a) with the following:
(a) shall pass to the left of the vehicle or bicycle at a safe distance, and in the case of overtaking a bicycle or power-assisted bicycle, shall to the extent possible maintain at least a one-metre separation between the vehicle and the bicycle or power-assisted bicycle; and
2(2) The following is added after subsection 114(1):
114(1.1) Subsection (1) applies, with necessary changes, when a driver is permitted by this Act to overtake on the right
(a) another vehicle, including a power-assisted bicycle; or
(b) a bicycle.
3 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.