The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 23: Motor Vehicles

Chapter 13: OPERATION OF VEHICLES


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 Sub-Chapter 1: General Provisions
 
§ 1001   Regulations
§ 1002   Repealed. 1981,No. 82,§ 7(7).
§ 1003   State speed zones
§ 1004   Interstate highway rules
§ 1005   Parking regulations
§ 1006   Stopping at railroad crossings
§ 1006a   Highways; emergency closure
§ 1006b   Smugglers Notch; winter closure of Vermont Route 108
§ 1006c   Trucks and buses; chains and tire requirements
§ 1007   Local speed limits
§ 1007a   Neighborhood electric vehicles; speed limit
§ 1008   Regulations in municipalities
§ 1008a   Regulation of motor vehicles at State airports
§ 1009   Restrictions of controlled-access roadway
§ 1010   Special occasions; town highway maintenance
§ 1011   Applicability of this chapter
§ 1012   Obedience to enforcement officers
§ 1013   Authority of enforcement officers
§ 1014   Persons riding animals
§ 1015   Authorized emergency vehicles
§ 1016   Reports of arrests
 
 Sub-Chapter 2: Traffic Signs, Signals And Markings
 
§ 1021   Obedience to traffic-control devices
§ 1022   Traffic-control signals
§ 1023   Pedestrian-control signals
§ 1024   Flashing signals
§ 1025   Standards
§ 1026   Lane control signals
§ 1027   Unauthorized signs,signals,or markings
§ 1028   Interference with devices or signals
§ 1029   Municipal signs
 
 Sub-Chapter 3: Use Of Roadway
 
§ 1031   Driving to right
§ 1032   Passing vehicles proceeding in opposite directions
§ 1033   Passing motor vehicles and vulnerable users
§ 1034   Passing on the right
§ 1035   Limitations
§ 1036   No-passing zones
§ 1037   One-way roadways and rotaries
§ 1038   Driving on roadways laned for traffic
§ 1039   Following too closely,crowding,and harassment
§ 1040   Driving on divided highways
§ 1041   Restricted access roadways
§ 1042   Restricting the use of town highways
§ 1043   Operation of neighborhood electric vehicles
 
 Sub-Chapter 4: Right-of-way
 
§ 1046   Vehicle approaching or entering intersection
§ 1047   Vehicle turning left
§ 1048   Stop or yield intersections
§ 1049   Vehicle entering from private road
§ 1050   Operation on approach of law enforcement and emergency vehicles
§ 1050a   Authorized highway maintenance vehicles
 
 Sub-Chapter 5: Pedestrians' Rights And Duties
 
§ 1051   Pedestrians' right of way in crosswalks
§ 1052   Crossing except at crosswalks
§ 1053   Repealed. 2009,No. 114 (Adj. Sess.),§ 8.
§ 1054   Pedestrians to use right half of crosswalks
§ 1055   Pedestrians on roadways
§ 1056   Highway solicitations
§ 1057   Duty toward persons who are blind
§ 1058   Duties of pedestrians
§ 1059   Driving through safety zone
 
 Sub-Chapter 6: Turning And Starting And Signals On Stopping And Turning
 
§ 1061   Turning at intersections
§ 1062   Turning prohibited
§ 1063   Starting parked vehicles
§ 1064   Signals required
§ 1065   Hand signals
 
 Sub-Chapter 7: Special Stops Required
 
§ 1071   Railroad grade crossings
§ 1072   Certain vehicles must stop
§ 1073   Heavy equipment
§ 1074   Vehicle entering roadway
§ 1075   Passing school bus
§ 1076   Commercial motor vehicles; railroad crossings
 
 Sub-Chapter 8: Speed Restrictions
 
§ 1081   Basic rule and maximum limits
§ 1082   Slow-moving vehicles
§ 1083   Special speed limitations
 
 Sub-Chapter 9: Violations And Penalties
 
§ 1091   Negligent operation; grossly negligent operation
§ 1092   Damaging surface of road
§ 1093   Smoke screen device
§ 1094   Operation without consent of owner; aggravated operation without consent of owner
§ 1095   Entertainment picture visible to the operator
§ 1095a   Junior operator use of portable electronic devices
§ 1095b   Handheld use of portable electronic device prohibited
§ 1096   General penalties
§ 1097   Excessive speed
§ 1098   Disposition of pending cases
§ 1099   Texting prohibited
 
 Sub-Chapter 10: Stopping, Standing, And Parking
 
§ 1101   Stopping,standing,or parking
§ 1102   Removal of stopped vehicles
§ 1103   Repealed. 1973,No. 164 (Adj. Sess.),§ 9.
§ 1104   Stopping prohibited
§ 1105   Additional parking regulations
§ 1106   Limitations on use of State highway facilities
 
 Sub-Chapter 11: Miscellaneous Rules
 
§ 1110   Prohibited idling of motor vehicles
§ 1111   Unattended motor vehicle
§ 1112   Closed highways
§ 1113   Limitations on backing
§ 1114   Riding on motorcycles and motor-driven cycles
§ 1115   Operating motorcycles and motor-driven cycles on roadways laned for traffic
§ 1116   Clinging to other vehicles
§ 1117   Footrests and handlebars
§ 1118   Obstruction to driver's view
§ 1119   Opening and closing vehicle doors
§ 1120   Repealed. 1983,No. 102 (Adj. Sess.),§ 5.
§ 1121   Coasting prohibited
§ 1122   Following fire apparatus prohibited
§ 1123   Driving over fire hose prohibited
§ 1124   Position of operator
§ 1125   Obstructing windshields
§ 1126   Putting glass,other items,on highway prohibited
§ 1126a   Depositing snow onto or across certain highways prohibited
§ 1127   Control in presence of animals
§ 1128   Accidents-Duty to stop
§ 1129   Accidents-Reports
§ 1130   Permitting unlicensed or impaired person to operate
§ 1131   Warning signal
§ 1132   Driving on sidewalk
§ 1133   Eluding a police officer
§ 1134   Motor vehicle operator; consumption or possession of alcohol
§ 1134a   Motor vehicle passenger; consumption or possession of alcohol
§ 1134b   Smoking in motor vehicle with child present
§ 1135   Trespass by motor vehicle
 
 Sub-Chapter 12: Operation Of Bicycles, Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices, And Play Vehicles
 
§ 1136   Application of subchapter
§ 1137   Riding on bicycles
§ 1138   Clinging to motor vehicles
§ 1139   Riding on roadways and bicycle paths
§ 1140   Carrying articles
§ 1141   Equipment on bicycles
§ 1141a   Electric personal assistive mobility devices (EPAMD); required equipment; operation
§ 1142   Penalties
§ 1143   Not evidence of negligence
 
 Sub-Chapter 13: Drunken Driving
 
§ 1181   1181,1182 Repealed. 1971,No. 258 (Adj. Sess.),Section 20,eff. March 1,1973.
§ 1183   1183-1195 Repealed. 1969,No. 267 (Adj. Sess.),Section 11.
§ 1200   Definitions
§ 1201   Operating vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor or other substance; criminal refusal; enhanced penalty for BAC of 0.16 or more
§ 1201c   Calculation of suspensions,and revocations
§ 1202   Consent to taking of tests to determine blood alcohol content
§ 1203   Administration of tests; retention of test and videotape
§ 1203a   Independent chemical test; blood tests
§ 1203b   Duty to report blood test results
§ 1204   Permissive inferences
§ 1205   Civil suspension; summary procedure
§ 1206   Suspension of license for driving while under influence; first convictions
§ 1207   Repealed. 1973,No. 79,§ 9,eff. May 23,1973.
§ 1208   Suspensions for subsequent convictions
§ 1209   Repealed. 1973,No. 79,§ 9,eff. May 23,1973.
§ 1209a   Conditions of reinstatement; alcohol and driving education; screening; therapy programs
§ 1210   Penalties
§ 1211   Construction of cross references
§ 1212   Conditions of release and parole; arrest upon violation
§ 1213   Ignition interlock restricted driver's license; penalties
§ 1213a   Immobilization of vehicle
§ 1213b   Forfeiture of vehicle
§ 1213c   Immobilization and forfeiture proceedings
§ 1214   Repealed. 1991,No. 55,§ 20.
§ 1215   Injunctive relief
§ 1216   Persons under 21; alcohol concentration of 0.02 or more
§ 1217   [Reserved for future use.]
§ 1218   Commercial motor vehicles; 0.04
§ 1219   Commercial motor vehicle; detectable amount; out-of-service
§ 1220   Enforcement; sobriety checkpoints; safe highway accident reduction project; mobile evidentiary breath alcohol testing equipment funding
§ 1220a   DUI Enforcement Special Fund
§ 1220b   Blood and Breath Alcohol Testing Special Fund
 
 Sub-Chapter 14: Equipment
 
§ 1221   Condition of vehicle
§ 1221a   Defective equipment warning
§ 1222   Inspection of registered vehicles
§ 1222a   Emissions of diesel-powered commercial vehicles
§ 1223   Prohibitions
§ 1224   Inspection certificates
§ 1225   Penalty
§ 1226   Reciprocity
§ 1227   Certified inspection mechanics
§ 1228   Mechanic certification; inspection designation; revocation
§ 1229   Rules
§ 1230   Charge
§ 1231   Administrative penalties
§ 1241   Locking device
§ 1242   Safety glass
§ 1243   Lights
§ 1244   Illumination required
§ 1245   Illumination required on motorcycles
§ 1246   Restrictions
§ 1247   Approval of lighting devices
§ 1248   Taillights
§ 1249   Directional signal lamps
§ 1250   Clearance lamps
§ 1251   Sirens and colored signal lamps; out-of-state emergency and rescue vehicles
§ 1252   Issuance of permits for sirens or colored lamps,or both; use of amber lamps
§ 1253   Inspection of permits
§ 1254   Repealed. 1971,No. 228 (Adj. Sess.),§ 32.
§ 1255   Exceptions
§ 1256   Motorcycles-Headgear
§ 1257   Face protection
§ 1258   Child restraint systems; persons under age 18
§ 1259   Safety belts; persons age 18 and over
§ 1281   Additional equipment
§ 1281a   Optional equipment
§ 1282   Operator,equipment and inspection
§ 1283   Identification and equipment of school buses
§ 1284   Vehicle maintenance
§ 1285   Pupil instruction
§ 1286   Penalties
§ 1287   Multifunction school activity bus
§ 1301   Emergency exits
§ 1302   Rubber tires on trucks; number of trailers
§ 1303   Flares required
§ 1304   Use
§ 1305   Mirror required
§ 1306   Rear wheel flaps
§ 1307   Brake equipment required
§ 1308   Performance ability of brakes
§ 1321   1321-1324 Repealed. 1971,No. 258 (Adj. Sess.),Section 20,eff. March 1,1973.
§ 1341   Trailer coaches-Safety chain
§ 1342   Fire extinguisher
§ 1343   Repealed. 1971,No. 228 (Adj. Sess.),§ 32.
§ 1344   Riding in trailer coaches
§ 1361   Lights on vehicles other than motor vehicles
§ 1362   Night operation
 
 Sub-Chapter 15: Weight, Size, Loads
 
§ 1391   Tire and axle limits
§ 1391a   Penalties for overweight operation
§ 1392   Gross weight limits on highways
§ 1392a   Authority of Commissioner to delegate permitting functions
§ 1393   Limits in incorporated villages and cities
§ 1394   Designation of class 1 town highways
§ 1395   Repealed. 1993,No. 186 (Adj. Sess.),§ 10.
§ 1396   Special limits for bridges and highways
§ 1397   Signs
§ 1398   Certified statement to be filed
§ 1399   Construction and maintenance equipment; fire apparatus
§ 1400   Permit to operate in excess of weight and size limits; State highways
§ 1400a   Special local highway and bridge limits; reimbursement for damages; special permits
§ 1400b   Filing of restrictions,publication
§ 1400c   Gross limits on town highways and bridges
§ 1400d   Agricultural service vehicles
§ 1401   Contents of permit
§ 1402   Overweight,width,height,and length permits; fees
§ 1403   Expiration or revocation
§ 1404   Bond required
§ 1405   Actions against the bond
§ 1406   Federally owned vehicles
§ 1407   Operation of overweight vehicles
§ 1408   Operating vehicle in excess of registered capacity
§ 1409   Weighing of vehicles
§ 1410   Removal of overloads
§ 1411   Refusal to weigh vehicle or remove overload
§ 1412   Multiple weight violations
§ 1413   Disposition of impounded vehicles and loads
§ 1414   Reciprocal enforcement
§ 1415   Transfer of weight permits
§ 1431   Height and width limits
§ 1432   Length of vehicles; authorized highways
§ 1433   Reasonable access
§ 1434   Penalties
§ 1435   Enforcement plan
§ 1436   Statewide Municipal Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Fund
§ 1451   Loads on passenger cars
§ 1452   Securing loads of wood or wood products
§ 1453   Baled products
§ 1454   Securing loads
 
 Sub-Chapter 16: Liability Of Operators
 
§ 1491   Repealed. 1969,No. 194 (Adj. Sess.),§ 1,eff. March 12,1970.
§ 1492   Liability for damage defined; limitations

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