2017 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 4 - Motor Vehicular Traffic
Chapter 51 - Operation of Vehicles -- Rules of the Road
Subchapter 3 - Driving, Overtaking, and Passing
§ 27-51-309. Center left-turn lane

Universal Citation: AR Code § 27-51-309 (2017)
  • (a) As used in this section, "center left-turn lane" means a center lane on any road or highway that is for the purpose of executing two-way left turns in either direction and that is so marked by signage or striping.
  • (b)
    • (1) A center left-turn lane shall be for the exclusive use of a left-turning vehicle in either direction.
    • (2) A center left-turn lane shall not be used for through travel, nor shall a center left-turn lane be used for passing or overtaking, except as a part of the left-turn maneuver.
  • (c) It is permissible for a vehicle making a left-hand turn from an intersecting street or driveway to utilize a center left-turn lane as part of the maneuver to gain access to or to merge into the traffic lanes, except that it is not permissible to use the center left-turn lane as an acceleration lane.
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