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Statute Number:8-1570
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; RULES OF THE ROAD
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Authority of police officer to remove vehicle in violation
of 8-1569 from highway.
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8-1570. Authority of police officer to remove vehicle in violation of 8-1569 from highway. (a) Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle in violation of any of the provisions of K.S.A. 8-1569, such officer is hereby authorized to move such vehicle, or require the driver or other person in charge of the vehicle to move the same, to a position off the roadway.
(b) Any police officer is hereby authorized to remove or cause to be removed to a place of safety any unattended vehicle illegally left standing upon any highway, bridge, causeway, or in any tunnel, in such position or under such circumstances as to obstruct the normal movement of traffic.
(c) Any police officer is hereby authorized to remove or cause to be removed to the nearest garage or other place of safety any vehicle found upon a highway when:
(1) Report has been made that such vehicle has been stolen or taken without the consent of its owner;
(2) The person or persons in charge of such vehicle are unable to provide for its custody or removal; or
(3) When the person driving or in control of such vehicle is arrested for an alleged offense for which the officer is required by law to take the person arrested before a judge of the district court without unnecessary delay.
History: L. 1974, ch. 33, 8-1570; L. 1976, ch. 145, 31; Jan. 10, 1977.


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

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