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Page 1 of 1 189.380 Signals. (1) A person shall not turn a vehicle or move right or left upon a roadway until the movement can be made with reasonable safety nor without giving an appropriate <br>signal in the manner hereinafter provided. (2) A signal indicating the intention to turn right or left shall be given continuously for not less than the last one hundred (100) feet traveled by the motor vehicle before the <br>turn. (3) A bus driver shall not stop or suddenly decrease the speed of a vehicle without first giving an appropriate signal to traffic following the bus. (4) All signals required for a motor vehicle shall be given by signal lamps or mechanical signal devices. (5) A signal required for a vehicle that is not a motor vehicle may be given by either hand signals, signal lamps, or mechanical signal devices. The signal shall be given <br>intermittently for the last fifty (50) feet traveled by the vehicle before the turn. (6) Hand signals shall be executed in the following manner when operating a vehicle that is not a motor vehicle: <br>(a) The hand and arm shall be extended horizontally from the left side of the vehicle to indicate a left turn; (b) The left arm shall be extended horizontally with the hand and arm extended upward from the elbow or the right arm and hand shall be extended <br>horizontally to indicate a right turn; (c) Either arm shall be extended horizontally with the hand and arm extended downward from the elbow to indicate a stop or decrease in speed. Effective: July 15, 1996 <br>History: Amended 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 327, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1996. -- Amended 1994 Ky. Acts ch. 203, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1994. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 262, sec. 3, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 46, sec. 6, <br>effective June 17, 1978. -- Amended 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 123, sec. 3, effective June 16, <br>1960. -- Amended 1954 Ky. Acts ch. 142, sec. 1. -- Amended 1950 Ky. Acts ch. 54, <br>sec. 1. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from <br>Ky. Stat. secs. 2739g-50, 2739g-69p.

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Page 1 of 1 189.380 Signals. (1) A person shall not turn a vehicle or move right or left upon a roadway until the movement can be made with reasonable safety nor without giving an appropriate <br>signal in the manner hereinafter provided. (2) A signal indicating the intention to turn right or left shall be given continuously for not less than the last one hundred (100) feet traveled by the motor vehicle before the <br>turn. (3) A bus driver shall not stop or suddenly decrease the speed of a vehicle without first giving an appropriate signal to traffic following the bus. (4) All signals required for a motor vehicle shall be given by signal lamps or mechanical signal devices. (5) A signal required for a vehicle that is not a motor vehicle may be given by either hand signals, signal lamps, or mechanical signal devices. The signal shall be given <br>intermittently for the last fifty (50) feet traveled by the vehicle before the turn. (6) Hand signals shall be executed in the following manner when operating a vehicle that is not a motor vehicle: <br>(a) The hand and arm shall be extended horizontally from the left side of the vehicle to indicate a left turn; (b) The left arm shall be extended horizontally with the hand and arm extended upward from the elbow or the right arm and hand shall be extended <br>horizontally to indicate a right turn; (c) Either arm shall be extended horizontally with the hand and arm extended downward from the elbow to indicate a stop or decrease in speed. Effective: July 15, 1996 <br>History: Amended 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 327, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1996. -- Amended 1994 Ky. Acts ch. 203, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1994. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 262, sec. 3, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 46, sec. 6, <br>effective June 17, 1978. -- Amended 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 123, sec. 3, effective June 16, <br>1960. -- Amended 1954 Ky. Acts ch. 142, sec. 1. -- Amended 1950 Ky. Acts ch. 54, <br>sec. 1. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from <br>Ky. Stat. secs. 2739g-50, 2739g-69p.

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Statutes > Kentucky > 189-00 > 380

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Page 1 of 1 189.380 Signals. (1) A person shall not turn a vehicle or move right or left upon a roadway until the movement can be made with reasonable safety nor without giving an appropriate <br>signal in the manner hereinafter provided. (2) A signal indicating the intention to turn right or left shall be given continuously for not less than the last one hundred (100) feet traveled by the motor vehicle before the <br>turn. (3) A bus driver shall not stop or suddenly decrease the speed of a vehicle without first giving an appropriate signal to traffic following the bus. (4) All signals required for a motor vehicle shall be given by signal lamps or mechanical signal devices. (5) A signal required for a vehicle that is not a motor vehicle may be given by either hand signals, signal lamps, or mechanical signal devices. The signal shall be given <br>intermittently for the last fifty (50) feet traveled by the vehicle before the turn. (6) Hand signals shall be executed in the following manner when operating a vehicle that is not a motor vehicle: <br>(a) The hand and arm shall be extended horizontally from the left side of the vehicle to indicate a left turn; (b) The left arm shall be extended horizontally with the hand and arm extended upward from the elbow or the right arm and hand shall be extended <br>horizontally to indicate a right turn; (c) Either arm shall be extended horizontally with the hand and arm extended downward from the elbow to indicate a stop or decrease in speed. Effective: July 15, 1996 <br>History: Amended 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 327, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1996. -- Amended 1994 Ky. Acts ch. 203, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1994. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 262, sec. 3, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 46, sec. 6, <br>effective June 17, 1978. -- Amended 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 123, sec. 3, effective June 16, <br>1960. -- Amended 1954 Ky. Acts ch. 142, sec. 1. -- Amended 1950 Ky. Acts ch. 54, <br>sec. 1. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from <br>Ky. Stat. secs. 2739g-50, 2739g-69p.

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