TOOWOOMBA motorists are risking their lives by performing dangerous overtaking moves on double white lines.

There have been several incidents in recent times captured on dash cam and posted Facebook.

The risky overtaking moves come at Toowoomba police plead with drivers to show some patience on the region's roads.

"A small amount of time, patience and responsible driving will continue to significantly provide for less loss of life on our roads in the Toowoomba area."

>> VIDEO: Death was only seconds away

>> Police "just doing their job" when they subdued mob

Overtake at worksite: A motorist overtakes at a 40kmh worksite near Highfields.
Overtake at worksite: A motorist overtakes at a 40kmh worksite near Highfields.

One of the dash cam videos shows a motorist overtaking on double white lines at a 40kmh worksite at Highfields.

The other shows a near miss on the road between Laidley and Gatton.

>> Fight against ISIS to cost Australia $500m per year

>> Tattooist insurer raises fears of 'gang wars, grenades'