2019 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 7 - Driving on Right Side of Highway and Passing
Section 712 - Divided highway -- Use of right-hand side -- Crossing only where permitted.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-712 (2019)
Effective 5/12/2015
41-6a-712. Divided highway -- Use of right-hand side -- Crossing only where permitted.
  • (1) A person operating a vehicle on a divided highway shall use the right-hand roadway unless directed or permitted to use another roadway by a traffic-control device or a peace officer.
  • (2) A person operating a vehicle may not operate the vehicle over, across, or within any dividing space, median, or barrier of a divided highway, except when:
    • (a) authorized by a traffic-control device or a peace officer; or
    • (b) operating a tow truck in response to a customer service call and the tow truck motor carrier has already received authorization from the local law enforcement agency in the jurisdiction where the vehicle to be towed is located.
  • (3) A violation of this section is an infraction.


Amended by Chapter 412, 2015 General Session
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