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Title 14 Motor Vehicles. Use Of The Highway By Vehicles. Gasoline


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Connecticut Laws | Title 14 Motor Vehicles. Use Of The Highway By Vehicles. Gasoline

CHAPTER 248* VEHICLE HIGHWAY USE

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Sec. 14-238a. (Formerly Sec. 13a-59). Illegal entry on limited access highway.

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Sec. 14-239. One-way streets. Rotaries or roundabouts.

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Sec. 14-240. Vehicles to be driven reasonable distance apart.

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Sec. 14-240a. Vehicles to be driven reasonable distance apart. Intent to harass or intimidate.

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Sec. 14-241. Turns.

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Sec. 14-242. Turns restricted. Signals to be given before turning or stopping. U-turns. Left turns. Right turns when passing bicyclist.

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Sec. 14-243. Starting or backing vehicle.

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Sec. 14-244. Signals.

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Sec. 14-245. Intersection. Right-of-way.

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Sec. 14-246. Right-of-way at intersection turn.

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Sec. 14-246a. Right-of-way at junction of highways.

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Sec. 14-247. Right-of-way at driveway or private road.

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Sec. 14-247a. Right-of-way yielded by one emerging from alley, driveway or building.

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Sec. 14-248. Cattle crossings.

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Sec. 14-248a. Cattle crossings.

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Sec. 14-248b. Livestock crossing paths. Right-of-way.

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Sec. 14-249. Stopping at grade crossings.

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Sec. 14-250. Certain motor vehicles to stop at railroad crossing. Regulations. Penalty.

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Sec. 14-250a. Vehicles prohibited on sidewalks.

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Sec. 14-250b. Obstructing intersection.

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Sec. 14-251. Parking vehicles.

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Sec. 14-252. Parking so as to obstruct driveway.

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Sec. 14-252a. (Note: This section is effective December 31, 2013.) Removal of ice and snow from motor vehicle required. Penalty.

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Sec. 14-253. Parking privileges of handicapped persons.

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Sec. 14-253a. Special license plates and removable windshield placards for persons who are blind and persons with disabilities. Parking spaces. Penalty. Regulations.

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Sec. 14-253b. Municipal police departments to report violations of handicapped parking laws.

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Sec. 14-254. Parking privileges of disabled veterans.

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Secs. 14-255 and 14-256. Use of multiple-beam road-lighting equipment. Following vehicle to dim lights.

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Sec. 14-257. Crowded seats. Riders on outside of vehicle. Aisle seats.

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Secs. 14-258 and 14-259. Use of metal tires restricted. Use of radio telephones.

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Sec. 14-260. Filling tanks.

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Secs. 14-260a to 14-260m.

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Sec. 14-260n. Definitions.

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Sec. 14-261. Towing and pushing of vehicles. Double trailers and semitrailers.

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Sec. 14-261a. Regulation of commercial vehicle combinations.

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Sec. 14-261b. Drug and alcohol testing of drivers of certain vehicles, mechanics and forklift operators.

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Sec. 14-262. Width and length of vehicles. Exceptions. Permits.

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Sec. 14-262a. Towing or hauling of vehicles in excess of length or weight limits by wreckers.

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Sec. 14-262b. Permits for operating or towing mobile homes. Width and length of vehicles.

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Sec. 14-262c. Tow dolly.

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Sec. 14-263. Length of camp trailers.

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Sec. 14-264. Special permits for vehicles of excessive height.

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Sec. 14-265. Special permits for trailers.

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Sec. 14-266. Operating vehicles of over four tons' capacity on restricted highways.

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Sec. 14-267. Operating overweight commercial vehicles. Highway weighing required. Penalty.

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Sec. 14-267a. Weight restrictions for vehicles, trailers or other objects. Highway weighing procedure. Penalties for overweight violations. Fines for failure to comply. Regulations.

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Sec. 14-267b. Weight restrictions for motor buses. Penalties.

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Sec. 14-267c. Vehicles equipped with auxiliary power or idle reduction technology unit. Weight tolerance exemption.

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Sec. 14-268. Weight of vehicles and trailers restricted.

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Sec. 14-269. Weight of vehicles and trailers engaged in construction work.

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Sec. 14-269a. Weight of refuse vehicles.

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Sec. 14-270. Permits for nonconforming vehicles. Regulations. Penalties.

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Sec. 14-270a. Portable truck weight scales.

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Sec. 14-270b. Truck weight enforcement program.

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Sec. 14-270c. Official weighing areas. Staffing requirements.

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Sec. 14-270d. Temporary closing of weigh stations.

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Sec. 14-270e. Program to implement regularly scheduled and enforced hours of operation for weigh stations.

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Sec. 14-270f. Weigh station logs.

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Sec. 14-271. Securing of loads.

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Sec. 14-271a. Limits for weakening of vehicle frames. Regulations.

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Sec. 14-272. Projecting loads. Carrying of animals.

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Sec. 14-272a. Carrying of children in pick-up trucks or open-bed vehicles. Restrictions.

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Sec. 14-272b. Transport of dogs in pick-up trucks. Restrictions.

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Sec. 14-273. Operation of motor vehicles requiring a passenger endorsement or passenger and school endorsement.

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Sec. 14-274. Hours of operators of motor vehicles with commercial registration or requiring a passenger endorsement or a passenger and school endorsement.

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Sec. 14-275. Equipment and color of school buses.

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Sec. 14-275a. Use of standard school bus required, when. Use of mass transportation permitted, when. Use of certain motor vehicles prohibited.

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Sec. 14-275b. Transportation of mobility impaired students.

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Sec. 14-275c. Regulations re school buses and motor vehicles used to transport students. Operators age seventy or older. Penalties.

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Sec. 14-275d. Program for funding to offset sales tax on purchase of school buses equipped with seat safety belts.

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Sec. 14-276. School bus operators to hold a valid passenger and school endorsement. Duties of carrier re withdrawal, suspension or revocation of employee's operator's license or endorsement to operate a school bus or student transportation vehicle. Civil penalties.

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Sec. 14-276a. School bus operators and operators of student transportation vehicles: Regulations; qualifications; training; drug testing.

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Sec. 14-277. Operator's duties on stopping bus. Prohibition on idling of bus.

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Sec. 14-278. Hours of operation. Placement of seats. No extra exemption or authority for operators.

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Sec. 14-279. Vehicles to stop for school bus. Penalties. Written warning or summons.

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Sec. 14-280. Letters and signals to be concealed when not used in transporting children. Signs on other vehicles.

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Sec. 14-281. Penalties.

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Sec. 14-281a. Speed of school buses. Display of head lamps.

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Sec. 14-281b. Summons issued to holder of license endorsement while operating school bus or student transportation vehicles; copy to be sent to employer and local board of education; notification of disposition of case.

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Sec. 14-281c. Report of serious accidents involving school buses or student transportation vehicles.

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Sec. 14-281d. Duties of operators of student transportation vehicles re receipt or discharge of school children.

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Sec. 14-282. Vehicle formerly used as school bus to be repainted. Inspection of other vehicles.

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Sec. 14-282a. Inspection districts for school buses and student transportation vehicles.

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Sec. 14-283. Rights of emergency vehicles. Obstruction of.

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Sec. 14-283a. Adoption of state-wide policy for pursuits by police officers.

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Sec. 14-283b. Motor vehicle operator required to move over when approaching stationary emergency vehicle.

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Sec. 14-284. Use of restricted highway by livery service vehicles.

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Sec. 14-285. Use of mirrors by vehicles other than motor vehicles.

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Sec. 14-286. Use of bicycles, motor-driven cycles and high-mileage vehicles.

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Sec. 14-286a. Rights, duties and regulation of cyclists.

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Sec. 14-286b. Operation of bicycles; attaching to moving vehicle prohibited; carrying of passengers, packages, bundles and other articles restricted; at least one hand to be kept on handle bars. Operators of roller skates, sleds, skateboards, coasters and toy vehicles prohibited from attaching to moving vehicle. Penalty.

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Sec. 14-286c. Left and right turns.

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Sec. 14-286d. Bicycle helmets. Children. Renting bicycles. Public awareness campaign.

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Sec. 14-286e. Police officers, firefighters or emergency service personnel on bicycles.

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Sec. 14-286f. "Share the Road" public awareness campaign.

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Sec. 14-287. Carrying person other than operator on bicycle.

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Sec. 14-288. Lights, reflectors and brakes on bicycles. Whistle emitting devices prohibited.

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Sec. 14-289. Regulation of use of bicycles by municipality.

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Sec. 14-289a. Riding on motorcycle. Carrying of passenger.

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Sec. 14-289b. Operation of motorcycles.

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Sec. 14-289c. Riding motorcycle sidesaddle; carrying of passenger on motorcycle not so designed.

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Sec. 14-289d. Vision-protecting devices for motorcyclists.

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Sec. 14-289e. Headgear for motorcyclists and passengers.

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Sec. 14-289f. Liability insurance required for motorcycles.

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Sec. 14-289g. Protective headgear for motorcycle or motor-driven cycle operators and passengers under eighteen years of age. Regulations. Penalty.

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Sec. 14-289h. Electric personal assistive mobility devices. Definition. Operation.

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Sec. 14-289i. Vehicles used for landscaping purposes with caged trailers.

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Sec. 14-289j. Restrictions on the use and sale, lease or rental of mini-motorcycles.

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Sec. 14-290. Exemptions from motor vehicle laws.

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Sec. 14-291. Traffic regulations for special occasions.

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Sec. 14-292. Marking of vehicle operated by student driver.

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Sec. 14-293. Vehicles and persons driving or leading animals to display lights.

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Sec. 14-293a. Riding animals on highways.

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Sec. 14-293b. Responsibilities of motor vehicle operators when approaching equestrians.

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Sec. 14-294. Security for appearance of accused.

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Sec. 14-295. Double or treble damages for personal injury or property damage resulting from certain traffic violations.

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Sec. 14-295a. Assessment for certain violations and payments of fines by mail.

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Sec. 14-295b. Brain injury prevention and services account.

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Sec. 14-296. General penalty.

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Sec. 14-296a. House trailer not to be occupied when on highway.

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Sec. 14-296b. Following or parking near fire apparatus, driving over hose prohibited.

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Sec. 14-296c.

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Sec. 14-296d. Moving violation defined. Motor vehicle operator's retraining program for operators eighteen years of age or over. Fee. Hearing. Possible license suspension. Regulations.

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Secs. 14-296e to 14-296z.

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Sec. 14-296aa. Use of hand-held mobile telephones and mobile electronic devices by motor vehicle operators and school bus drivers prohibited or restricted. Exceptions. Penalties. Amounts remitted to municipality.

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