2018 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 7 - Driving on Right Side of Highway and Passing
Section 706 - Limitation on passing -- Prohibitions.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-706 (2018)
Effective 5/12/2015
41-6a-706. Limitation on passing -- Prohibitions.
  • (1) Subject to the provisions of Section 41-6a-707, on a two-way highway, a person may not operate a vehicle to the left side of the center of the roadway to pass another vehicle proceeding in the same direction unless the left side is:
    • (a) clearly visible; and
    • (b) free of oncoming traffic for a sufficient distance to permit the passing movement to be completed without interfering with the operation of any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction in accordance with Subsection (2).
  • (2) The person operating the overtaking vehicle shall return the vehicle to an authorized lane of travel:
    • (a) as soon as practical; and
    • (b) if the passing movement involves the use of a lane authorized for vehicles approaching in the opposite direction, before coming within 200 feet of any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction.
  • (3) A violation of this section is an infraction.


Amended by Chapter 412, 2015 General Session
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