2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 14-243. Starting or backing vehicle.

      Sec. 14-243. Starting or backing vehicle. (a) No person shall move a vehicle which is stopped, standing or parked unless such movement can be made with reasonable safety and without interfering with other traffic, nor without signalling as provided by section 14-244.

      (b) No person shall back a vehicle unless such movement can be made with reasonable safety and without interfering with other traffic.

      (c) Violation of any of the provisions of this section shall be an infraction.

      (1955, S. 1396d; February, 1965, P.A. 448, S. 25; P.A. 75-577, S. 87, 126.)

      History: 1965 act added "and without interfering with other traffic" to Subsec. (a); P.A. 75-577 added Subsec. (c).

      See Sec. 14-111g re operator's retraining program.

      See chapter 881b re infractions of the law.

      In request to charge, party must employ greater specificity than mere paraphrase of certain portions of statute without hint of their applicability to, or operative effect on, the case. 149 C. 541.

      Cited. 10 CS 68.

      Subsec. (a):

      Cited. 3 CA 391.

      Subsec. (b):

      Cited. 180 C. 137, 138.

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