2019 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 4 - Motor Vehicular Traffic
Chapter 51 - Operation of Vehicles - Rules of the Road
Subchapter 18 - Bicycles
§ 27-51-1803. Entering Stop or Yield Intersection

Universal Citation: AR Code § 27-51-1803 (2019)
  • (a)

    • (1) A person operating a bicycle approaching a stop sign shall:

      • (A) Slow down;

      • (B) If required to avoid an immediate hazard, stop at the stop sign before entering the intersection; and

      • (C) Cautiously enter the intersection and yield the right-of-way to pedestrians lawfully within an adjacent crosswalk and to other traffic lawfully using the intersection.

    • (2) If a person operating a bicycle meets the requirements provided in subdivision (a)(1) of this section, he or she may cautiously make a right or left turn, or proceed through the intersection without stopping at the stop sign.

  • (b)

    • (1) A person operating a bicycle approaching a steady red traffic control light shall:

      • (A) Make a complete stop at the steady red traffic control light before entering the intersection; and

      • (B) Yield the right-of-way to all oncoming traffic that constitutes an immediate hazard during the time that he or she is moving across or within the intersection.

    • (2) If a person operating a bicycle meets the requirements as provided in subdivision (b)(1) of this section, he or she may proceed through the steady red traffic control light with caution.

    • (3) However, a person operating a bicycle may make a:

      • (A) Right-hand turn at a steady red traffic control light without stopping after slowing to a reasonable speed and yielding the right-of-way, if required, to oncoming traffic that constitutes an immediate hazard; or

      • (B) Left-hand turn onto a one-way road at a steady red traffic control light after stopping and yielding to oncoming traffic that constitutes an immediate hazard.

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