2020 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 47. Motor Vehicles
§47-11-401. Vehicle approaching or entering intersection.

Universal Citation: 47 OK Stat § 47-11-401 (2020)

A. Whether a stop sign or yield sign is present, visible or not, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way and shall not proceed until it is safe to do so, when the driver is:

1. On a county road upon approaching an intersection with a state or federal highway;

2. On a private drive or any road not maintained by the county or state upon approaching an intersection with a state or federal highway or a county road;

3. On an unpaved county road upon approaching an intersection with a paved county road; or

4. On a county road, which ends at, merges with, or does not otherwise continue directly across an intersecting through county road, upon approaching the intersection with the through county road.

For purposes of this subsection, "paved road" means a road improved with a surface of concrete, asphalt, or what is commonly referred to as oil and chip, and "unpaved road" means all other roads.

B. When two vehicles enter or approach an intersection from different highways at approximately the same time, except as provided in subsection A of this section, the driver of the vehicle on the left shall yield the right-of-way to the vehicle on the right.

C. The right-of-way rules declared in subsections A and B of this section are modified at through highways and otherwise as hereinafter stated in this chapter.

Added by Laws 1961, p. 379, § 11-401, eff. Sept. 1, 1961. Amended by Laws 1996, c. 324, § 3; Laws 1997, c. 232, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1997; Laws 1999, c. 85, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1999; Laws 2002, c. 45, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2002.

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