Connecticut Laws - Title 14 Motor Vehicles. Use Of The Highway By Vehicles. Gasoline
CHAPTER 248* VEHICLE HIGHWAY USE
Sec. 14-248b. Livestock crossing paths. Right-of-way.

Sec. 14-248b. Livestock crossing paths. Right-of-way. (2274)(1-click HTML)

(a) The traffic authority, as defined in section 14-297, shall have power to designate, by appropriate devices or markers or by lines upon the surface of the highway, such crossing paths and intersections as, in its opinion, constitute an especial danger to guided cattle or other livestock crossing the highway including, but not limited to, specially marked crossing paths in the vicinity of farms which shall have distinctive markings, in accordance with the regulations of the State Traffic Commission, to denote use of such crossing paths by guided cattle or other livestock. (2275)

(b) Persons guiding cattle or other livestock across the highway shall yield the right-of-way to any authorized emergency vehicle, as defined in section 14-1, approaching such person and emitting any audible signal or displaying or making any visual signal reasonably indicating that such vehicle is being operated in an emergency situation. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to relieve the driver of such an authorized emergency vehicle from any duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all persons using the highway or from the duty to exercise due care to avoid colliding with any person, cattle or other livestock. Each operator of a motor vehicle shall grant the right-of-way and slow or stop such vehicle if necessary to grant the right-of-way, to any person guiding cattle or other livestock across the roadway within a crossing path. No operator of a vehicle approaching from the rear shall overtake and pass any vehicle the operator of which has stopped at any crossing path marked, as provided in subsection (a) of this section, to permit guided cattle or other livestock to cross the roadway. A violation of this subsection shall be an infraction. (2276)

  

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