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Authority: AS 28.05.011

13 AAC 02.075. No-passing zones

(a) Repealed 6/28/79.

(b) Where an official traffic-control device is in place to define a no-passing zone, no driver may drive on the left side of the roadway within the no-passing zone or on the left side of the solid yellow striping designed to mark the no-passing zone.

(c) This section does not apply to a roadway restricted to one-way traffic or to a driver of a vehicle turning left into or from an alley, private road or driveway, unless an official traffic-control device specifically prohibits the turn.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 12/15/61, Register 3; am 8/10/66, Register 22; am 12/31/69, Register 31; am 6/28/79, Register 70

Authority: AS 28.05.011

13 AAC 02.080. One-way roadways and rotary traffic islands

(a) When the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities or a municipality, with respect to highways under their jurisdictions, designates a highway, roadway, part of a roadway, or specific lanes for one-way traffic, it must erect traffic-control devices giving notice of the one-way traffic lane or lanes.

(b) Upon a roadway designated for one-way traffic, a vehicle must be driven only in the direction designated by the traffic-control device.

(c) A vehicle passing around a rotary traffic island shall be driven to the right of the island.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 12/15/61, Register 3; am 8/10/66, Register 22; am 12/31/69, Register 31; am 6/28/79, Register 70

Authority: AS 28.05.011

13 AAC 02.085. Driving on roadways laned for traffic

(a) A vehicle must be driven as nearly as practicable within a single lane, and may not be moved from that lane until the driver has first ascertained that the movement can be made with safety.

(b) Upon a roadway which is divided into three lanes and provides for two-way movement of traffic, no vehicle may be driven in the center lane, except when overtaking and passing another vehicle traveling in the same direction when the center lane is clear of traffic for a safe distance, in preparation for making or completing a left turn, or where the center lane is at the time allocated exclusively to traffic moving in the direction that the vehicle is proceeding.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 12/15/61, Register 3; am 8/10/66, Register 22; am 12/31/69, Register 31; am 6/28/79, Register 70

Authority: AS 28.05.011

13 AAC 02.090. Following too closely

(a) A driver of a motor vehicle may not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent and at least two seconds behind the vehicle being followed, having regard for the traffic upon the roadway and the condition of the roadway.

(b) A driver of a motor vehicle towing another vehicle, when traveling upon a roadway outside a business or residence district, and which is following another motor vehicle which is also towing another vehicle shall, when conditions permit, leave sufficient space between his vehicle and the vehicle being towed in front of him so that an overtaking vehicle may enter and occupy the space without danger. This does not prevent a motor vehicle towing another vehicle from overtaking and passing a like vehicle or other vehicle.

(c) A motor vehicle being driven upon a roadway outside a business or residence district in a caravan or motorcade, whether or not towing another, must be operated so as to allow sufficient space between each vehicle or combination of vehicles to enable another vehicle to enter and occupy the space without danger. This provision does not apply to a funeral procession.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 12/15/61, Register 3; am 8/10/66, Register 22; am 12/31/69, Register 31; am 6/28/79, Register 70; am 10/2/92, Register 123

Authority: AS 28.05.011

13 AAC 02.095. Use of divided and controlled-access highways - restrictions

(a) When a highway has been divided into two or more roadways by an intervening space, physical barrier, or clearly indicated dividing section constructed to impede vehicular traffic, every vehicle must be driven on the right-hand roadway unless directed or permitted to use another roadway by an official traffic-control device, police officer, fireman or authorized flagman. No vehicle may be driven over, across, or within the dividing space, barrier, or section, except through an opening or at an established crossover or intersection, unless specifically directed to do so by state or local authority.

(b) When the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities or a municipality, with respect to a controlled-access highway under its jurisdiction, prohibits or limits the use of the highway to certain types of vehicles or traffic, it must erect and maintain signs on the highway notifying drivers of the limitations.

(c) A person may drive a vehicle onto or from a controlled-access roadway only at entrances and exits established by public authority.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 12/15/61, Register 3; am 8/10/66, Register 22; am 12/31/69, Register 31; am 6/28/79, Register 70

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