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8-1519. Driving on left side of roadway prohibited; exceptions. (a) No vehicle shall be driven on the left side of the roadway under the following conditions:

(1) When approaching or upon the crest of a grade or a curve in the highway where the driver's view is obstructed within such distance as to create a hazard in the event another vehicle might approach from the opposite direction;

(2) when approaching within 100 feet of or traversing any intersection or railroad grade crossing, except that this section shall not apply to any intersection on a state or county maintained highway located outside city limits unless such intersection is marked by an official department of transportation or county road department traffic control device or pavement marking or both indicating that passing is prohibited and such marking is placed at least 100 feet before the intersection; or

(3) when the view is obstructed upon approaching within 100 feet of any bridge, viaduct or tunnel.

(b) The foregoing limitations shall not apply upon a one-way roadway, nor under the conditions described in subsection (a)(2) of K.S.A. 8-1514, and amendments thereto, nor to the driver of a vehicle turning left into or from an alley, private road or driveway.

History: L. 1974, ch. 33, § 8-1519; L. 1987, ch. 47, § 1; July 1.

Source or Prior Law:

8-540(b), (c).


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