2018 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 6 - Speed Restrictions
Section 605 - Minimum speed regulations.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-605 (2018)
Effective 5/12/2015
41-6a-605. Minimum speed regulations.
  • (1) A person may not operate a motor vehicle at a speed so slow as to impede or block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic except when:
    • (a) a reduced speed is necessary for safe operation;
    • (b) upon a grade; or
    • (c) in compliance with a traffic-control device.
  • (2) Operating a motor vehicle on a limited access highway at less than the speed limit side by side with and at the same speed as a vehicle operated in the adjacent right lane is evidence of a violation of Subsection (1).
  • (3)
    • (a) If, based on an engineering and traffic investigation, a highway authority determines that slow speeds on any part of a highway under its jurisdiction consistently impede the normal and reasonable movement of traffic, the highway authority may post a minimum speed limit.
    • (b) If a minimum speed limit is posted under this Subsection (3), a person may not operate a vehicle at a speed below the posted minimum speed limit except:
      • (i) when necessary for safe operation; or
      • (ii) in accordance with Section 41-6a-205.
    • (c) The minimum speed limit is effective when appropriate signs giving notice are erected along the highway or section of the highway.
  • (4) A violation of this section is an infraction.

Amended by Chapter 412, 2015 General Session
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