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Statute Number:8-1524
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; RULES OF THE ROAD
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Driving limitations on divided highways and
controlled-access highways; certain turns prohibited; parking prohibited, when.
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8-1524. Driving limitations on divided highways and controlled-access highways; certain turns prohibited; parking prohibited, when. No person shall:
(a) Drive a vehicle over, upon or across any intervening space, physical barrier or a clearly indicated dividing section so constructed as to impede vehicular traffic between roadways on divided highways;
(b) make a left turn or a semicircular or "U" turn on the interstate system;
(c) make a left turn or a semicircular or "U" turn over, across or within any intervening space, physical barrier or a clearly indicated dividing section so constructed as to impede vehicular traffic between roadways on a divided highway, except this subsection (c) does not prohibit making a left turn or a semicircular or "U" turn through an opening provided and surfaced for the purpose of public use for such turning movement;
(d) make a left turn or a semicircular or "U" turn on a divided highway wherever such turn is specifically prohibited by a sign or signs placed by the authority having jurisdiction over that highway;
(e) drive any vehicle on a divided highway except on the proper roadway provided for that purpose and in the proper direction and to the right of the intervening space, physical barrier or a clearly indicated dividing section so constructed as to impede vehicular traffic between roadways unless directed or permitted to use another roadway by official traffic-control devices or police officers;
(f) drive any vehicle onto or from any controlled-access highway except at such entrances and exits as are established by the authority having jurisdiction over such highway;
(g) use controlled-access highway right of way for parking vehicles or mobile equipment, or stacking of materials or equipment, for the purpose of servicing adjacent property; or
(h) stop, stand or park vehicles on the right of way of controlled-access highways except for:
(1) Stopping of disabled vehicles;
(2) stopping to give aid in an emergency;
(3) stopping in compliance with directions of a police officer or other emergency or safety official;
(4) stopping due to illness or incapacity of driver; or
(5) parking in designated parking or rest areas.
History: L. 1974, ch. 33, 8-1524; L. 1981, ch. 44, 1; L.1983, ch. 40, 1; April 14.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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