Most stop sign laws say something like: The driver of any vehicle approaching a stop sign at the entrance to, or within, an intersection, shall stop at a limit line, if marked, otherwise before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection. If there is no limit line or crosswalk, the driver
There are many ways to be ticketed for making improper turns. One of the most common is making an improper U-turn. Here we provide information on defending against a wide array of these violations. Failing to Stay to the Edge of the Road to Turn Most state laws read like this: The driver of a vehicle
Most state laws say something like this: Whenever any roadway has been divided into two or more clearly marked lanes for traffic in one direction, the following rule applies: A vehicle shall be driven as nearly as practicable entirely within a single lane and shall not be moved from the lane until such
Unsafe passing is dealt with in several common ways in most states. Here are the contexts in which unsafe passing is made illegal. Endangering Those You Pass The violation: In most states, you are forbidden from "interfering with the safe operation of any vehicle" that you pass, and any vehicle coming
In the past, California law prohibited talking on a cellphone and text messaging while driving but didn’t restrict motorists from using a GPS. However, a new distracted driving law took effect on January 1, 2017. Here’s what the new law says about operating a GPS while behind the wheel.
There are several circumstances in which drivers may be ticketed for illegally blocking or impeding traffic by driving too slowly or failing to yield to a long line of vehicles behind them. Let's look briefly at the most common. Driving Too Slowly in Left Lane Your state's law will say something like:
All 50 states use three basic types of speed limits, called "absolute," "presumed," and "basic." Because each type of speed limit violation often requires a unique defense, it is key to understand which you are charged with violating.