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Statute Number:8-1520a
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; RULES OF THE ROAD
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Unlawful passing of stopped emergency vehicle or
authorized vehicle engaged in highway construction.
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8-1520a. Unlawful passing of stopped emergency vehicle or authorized vehicle engaged in highway construction. (a) The driver of a vehicle shall not overtake and pass another vehicle when approaching within 100 feet of:
(1) A stationary authorized emergency vehicle on a highway that consists of two lanes carrying traffic in opposite directions, when the authorized emergency vehicle is making use of visual signals meeting the requirements of K.S.A. 8-1720, and amendments thereto, or subsection (d) of K.S.A. 8-1722, and amendments thereto; or
(2) a stationary authorized vehicle which is obviously and actually engaged in work on a highway that consists of two lanes carrying traffic in opposite directions, when such vehicle displays flashing lights meeting the requirements of K.S.A. 8-1731, and amendments thereto.
(b) From and after the effective date of this act, and prior to July 1, 2007, a law enforcement officer shall issue a warning citation to anyone violating the provisions of paragraph (2) of subsection (a).
(c) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the uniform act regulating traffic on highways.
History: L. 2000, ch. 179, 1;L. 2006, ch. 133, 1; July 1.


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

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