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Overtaking

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Text appear: “Overtaking.” – “Open road.” 

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Bird's eye image of a road where a biker is behind a truck 

Transcript 

Narrator – “You’re riding the open road, enjoying every minute. Then… you come up behind a truck. You want to pass, but overtaking other vehicles, particularly long ones, is a real source of danger.” 

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Text appear: “Remember the “4P” principle:” – “Position” – “Pull out” – “Pass” – “Pull in” 

Transcript 

Narrator – “Here is something to memorise: the “4P” principle: Position, Pull out, Pass, Pull in.” 

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Biker riding its bike as the side sign shows the speed of 55 

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Narrator – “Let’s see how it works.” 

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Slow motion view of the biker riding its bike 

Text appear at the bottom left: “First “P” – Position” 

Transcript 

Narrator – “First ‘P’: Position. Get in position for the clearest view ahead.” 

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Various point of views of riding the bike on the road 

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Narrator – “Get in position for the clearest view ahead. This may involve hanging back from the vehicle in front and checking down the left hand side, as well as down the right. You should be in the right gear to accelerate and be ready to go. As you approach for a potential overtake, scan your surrounding for hazards. Check your mirrors for any traffic coming up behind you. Does it all look clear? If so, indicate right, do a head check, then – Second ‘P’ -” 

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Slow motion view of the biker riding its bike 

Text appear at the bottom left: “Second “P” – Pull out” 

Transcript 

Narrator – “Pull out to give yourself an unobstructed view of the road ahead. Hold off accelerating until you’ve pulled out and confirmed that the road ahead is clear. If it’s not, slip back into position. Remember: the bigger the vehicle, the bigger the passing distance.” 

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Biker passing the truck on the road 

Text appear: “Third “P” – Pass” 

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Narrator – “Third P: Pass. Get the overtaking done quickly and safely. While passing, keep your momentum up. Once you can see the vehicles left headlight in your mirrors, indicate left, do a head check to make sure you are well clear, and complete the 4P principle: Pull in.” 

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Biker moves into the left lane passing the truck 

Text appear: “Fourth “P” – Pull in” 

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Text appear: “Remember the “4P” principle:” – “Position” – “Pull out” – “Pass” – “Pull in” 

Transcript 

Narrator – “Remember the “4P” principle: Position, pull out. If it’s clear, pass. Then pull in safely.” 

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Ride Forever website address appear: 

Rideforever.co.nz 

ACC and Ride Forever logo appear side to side at the bottom right.