STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE

FOR

KANSAS CITIES

This standard traffic ordinance is designed to provide a comprehensive traffic code for Kansas cities. It does not take effect in a city until the governing body has passed and published an ordinance incorporating it by reference under the authority of and by the procedure prescribed by K.S.A. 12-3009 through 12-3012 and K.S.A. 12-3301 and 12-3302.

The standard traffic ordinance, in large part, parallels the state traffic act. Additional provisions for local regulations, if any, may be included in the incorporating ordinance. Previous ordinances relating to traffic in conflict with provisions of this standard traffic ordinance and ordinances incorporating earlier editions of the standard traffic ordinance should be repealed by the incorporating ordinance.

Table of Contents

Article 1. Definitions

Article 2. Scope of Ordinance Sections 2-4

Article 3. Obedience to and Effect of Traffic Laws Sections 5-10

Article 4. Traffic Signs, Signals and Markings Sections 11-21

Article 5. Accidents and Accident Reports; Duties Sections 22-28

Article 6. Serious Traffic Offenses Sections 29-31

Article 7. Speed Regulations Sections 32-37

Article 8. Driving on Right Side of Roadway; Overtaking and Passing; Use of Roadway 38-48

Article 9. Turning and Starting and Signals on Stopping and Turning Sections 49-56

Article 10. Right-of-Way Sections 57-62

Article 11. Pedestrians Sections 63-75

Article 12. Special Stops Required Sections 76-82

Article 13. Stopping, Standing and Parking Sections 83-102

Article 14. Miscellaneous Rules Sections 103-126

Article 15. Operation of Bicycles, Motorized Bicycles, Low Power Cycles and Play Vehicles 127-136

Article 16. Special Rules for Motorcycles Sections 137-142

Article 17. Lights, Brakes, Horns and Other Equipment Sections 143-182

Article 18. Equipment on Motorcycles and Motor-Driven Cycles Sections 183-191

Article 19. Driver's License, Vehicle Tags and Insurance Sections 192-200

Article 20. Penalties Generally Sections 201-203

Article 21. Separability Section 204

Article 22. Amendments


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