Motorist charged with dangerous overtaking near Cooma, NSW

An 84-year-old man has been charged with dangerous overtaking after a dash camera video was supplied to police in the state’s south, NSW Police say.

The video depicts a white station wagon narrowly missing a B-double truck as it overtakes another vehicle on the Monaro Highway at Bunyan, near Cooma, on Friday morning (24 June 2016).

Police from Monaro Highway Patrol viewed the video and made a number of inquiries before speaking with an 84-year-old Cooma man today.

He was issued a court attendance notice for the offence of overtake vehicle when unsafe and will appear at Cooma Local Court on Thursday 18 August 2016.