2018 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 4 - Motor Vehicular Traffic
Chapter 50 - Penalties and Enforcement
Subchapter 3 - Offenses and Penalties Generally
§ 27-50-302. Classification of traffic violations

Universal Citation: AR Code § 27-50-302 (2018)
  • (a) The following traffic law violations shall be known as offenses and classified as indicated:

    • (1) Racing on a public highway -- Class A misdemeanor;

    • (2) Reckless driving -- Class B misdemeanor;

    • (3) Driving with lights off to avoid detection, identification, or apprehension -- Class B misdemeanor;

    • (4) Hazardous driving -- Class C misdemeanor;

    • (5) Leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage only -- Class C misdemeanor;

    • (6) Driving the wrong way on a one-way street -- Class C misdemeanor;

    • (7) Speeding in excess of fifteen miles per hour (15 m.p.h.) over the posted speed limit -- Class C misdemeanor;

    • (8) Using nitrous oxide in a motor vehicle or motorcycle on a street or highway as prohibited under § 27-37-803 -- Class C misdemeanor; and

    • (9) Observing a drag race as a spectator on a public highway -- Class B misdemeanor.

  • (b) More than three (3) violations in a twelve-month period -- Class C misdemeanor.

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