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2018 legislative session.

Title 23 : Motor Vehicles


Subchapter 004 : RIGHT OF WAY

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1047)
  • § 1047. Vehicle turning left

    (a) The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway shall yield the right of way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction which is either within the intersection or so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.

    (b) A person operating a vehicle shall not turn left unless the turn can be made at a safe distance from a vulnerable user. A person who violates this section shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $200.00. (Added 1971, No. 258 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 1, 1973; amended 2015, No. 158 (Adj. Sess.), § 42.)