2020 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 15 - Special Vehicles
Section 1502 - Motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, or all-terrain type I vehicles -- Operation on public highways.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-1502 (2020)
Effective 5/12/2020
41-6a-1502. Motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, or all-terrain type I vehicles -- Operation on public highways.
  • (1)
    • (a) A motorcycle or a motor-driven cycle is entitled to full use of a lane.
    • (b) An individual may not operate a motor vehicle in a manner that deprives a motorcycle or motor-driven cycle of the full use of a lane.
    • (c) This Subsection (1) does not apply to motorcycles or motor-driven cycles operated two abreast in a single lane.
  • (2) The operator of a motorcycle or motor-driven cycle may not overtake and pass in the same lane occupied by the vehicle being overtaken.
  • (3)
    • (a) Except as described in Subsection (3)(b), an individual may not operate a motorcycle or motor-driven cycle between:
      • (i) lanes of traffic; or
      • (ii) adjacent lines or rows of vehicles.
    • (b) Subsection (3)(a) does not apply to an individual operating a motorcycle engaging in lane filtering as described in Section 41-6a-704.
  • (4) Motorcycles or motor-driven cycles may not be operated more than two abreast in a single lane.
  • (5) Subsections (2) and (3)(a) do not apply to peace officers acting in the peace officers' official capacities.
  • (6) The provisions of this section also apply to all-terrain type I vehicles.
  • (7) A violation of this section is an infraction.


Amended by Chapter 74, 2020 General Session
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