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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Title XXIII
MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 316
STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL
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CHAPTER 316
TITLE XXIII

MOTOR VEHICLES

CHAPTER 316
STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL
316.001
Short title.
316.002
Purpose.
316.003
Definitions.
316.006
Jurisdiction.
316.007
Provisions uniform throughout state.
316.0075
Operator use of commercial mobile radio services and electronic communications devices.
316.0076
Regulation and use of cameras.
316.008
Powers of local authorities.
316.0083
Mark Wandall Traffic Safety Program; administration; report.
316.00831
Distribution of penalties collected under s. 316.0083(1)(b).
316.0085
Skateboarding; inline skating; freestyle or mountain and off-road bicycling; paintball; definitions; liability.
316.027
Crash involving death or personal injuries.
316.061
Crashes involving damage to vehicle or property.
316.062
Duty to give information and render aid.
316.063
Duty upon damaging unattended vehicle or other property.
316.064
When driver unable to report.
316.065
Crashes; reports; penalties.
316.066
Written reports of crashes.
316.067
False reports.
316.068
Crash report forms.
316.069
State to tabulate and analyze crash reports.
316.070
Exchange of information at scene of crash.
316.071
Disabled vehicles obstructing traffic.
316.072
Obedience to and effect of traffic laws.
316.073
Applicability to animals and animal-drawn vehicles.
316.074
Obedience to and required traffic control devices.
316.0741
High-occupancy-vehicle lanes.
316.0745
Uniform signals and devices.
316.07456
Transitional implementation.
316.0747
Sale or purchase of traffic control devices by nongovernmental entities; prohibitions.
316.075
Traffic control signal devices.
316.0755
Pedestrian control signals.
316.076
Flashing signals.
316.0765
Lane direction control signals.
316.077
Display of unauthorized signs, signals or markings.
316.0775
Interference with official traffic control devices or railroad signs or signals.
316.0776
Traffic infraction detectors; placement and installation.
316.078
Detour signs to be respected.
316.079
Duty to yield to highway construction workers.
316.08
Requirements of flagpersons.
316.081
Driving on right side of roadway; exceptions.
316.0815
Duty to yield to public transit vehicles.
316.082
Passing vehicles proceeding in opposite directions.
316.0825
Vehicle approaching an animal.
316.083
Overtaking and passing a vehicle.
316.084
When overtaking on the right is permitted.
316.085
Limitations on overtaking, passing, changing lanes and changing course.
316.087
Further limitations on driving to left of center of roadway.
316.0875
No-passing zones.
316.088
One-way roadways and rotary traffic islands.
316.089
Driving on roadways laned for traffic.
316.0895
Following too closely.
316.090
Driving on divided highways.
316.091
Limited access facilities; interstate highways; use restricted.
316.1001
Payment of toll on toll facilities required; penalties.
316.121
Vehicles approaching or entering intersections.
316.122
Vehicle turning left.
316.123
Vehicle entering stop or yield intersection.
316.1235
Vehicle approaching intersection in which traffic lights are inoperative.
316.125
Vehicle entering highway from private road or driveway or emerging from alley, driveway or building.
316.126
Operation of vehicles and actions of pedestrians on approach of authorized emergency vehicle.
316.130
Pedestrians; traffic regulations.
316.1301
Traffic regulations to assist blind persons.
316.1303
Traffic regulations to assist mobility-impaired persons.
316.1305
Fishing from state road bridges.
316.1355
Driving through safety zone prohibited.
316.151
Required position and method of turning at intersections.
316.1515
Limitations on turning around.
316.152
Turning on curve or crest of grade prohibited.
316.154
Starting parked vehicle.
316.155
When signal required.
316.156
Signals by hand and arm or signal lamps.
316.157
Method of giving hand and arm signals.
316.1575
Obedience to traffic control devices at railroad-highway grade crossings.
316.1576
Insufficient clearance at a railroad-highway grade crossing.
316.1577
Employer responsibility for violations pertaining to railroad-highway grade crossings.
316.159
Certain vehicles to stop or slow at all railroad grade crossings.
316.170
Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossings.
316.171
Traffic control devices at railroad-highway grade crossings.
316.172
Traffic to stop for school bus.
316.183
Unlawful speed.
316.185
Special hazards.
316.187
Establishment of state speed zones.
316.189
Establishment of municipal and county speed zones.
316.1893
Establishment of enhanced penalty zones; designation.
316.1895
Establishment of school speed zones, enforcement; designation.
316.1905
Electrical, mechanical, or other speed calculating devices; power of arrest; evidence.
316.1906
Radar speed-measuring devices; evidence, admissibility.
316.191
Racing on highways.
316.192
Reckless driving.
316.1923
Aggressive careless driving.
316.1925
Careless driving.
316.1926
Additional offenses.
316.193
Driving under the influence; penalties.
316.1932
Tests for alcohol, chemical substances, or controlled substances; implied consent; refusal.
316.1933
Blood test for impairment or intoxication in cases of death or serious bodily injury; right to use reasonable force.
316.1934
Presumption of impairment; testing methods.
316.1935
Fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer; aggravated fleeing or eluding.
316.1936
Possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages in vehicles prohibited; penalties.
316.1937
Ignition interlock devices, requiring; unlawful acts.
316.1938
Ignition interlock devices, certification; warning label.
316.1939
Refusal to submit to testing; penalties.
316.194
Stopping, standing or parking outside of municipalities.
316.1945
Stopping, standing, or parking prohibited in specified places.
316.195
Additional parking regulations.
316.1951
Parking for certain purposes prohibited; sale of motor vehicles; prohibited acts.
316.1955
Enforcement of parking requirements for persons who have disabilities.
316.1957
Parking violations; designated parking spaces for persons who have disabilities.
316.1958
Out-of-state vehicles bearing identification of issuance to persons who have disabilities.
316.1959
Handicapped parking enforcement.
316.1964
Exemption of vehicles transporting certain persons who have disabilities from payment of parking fees and penalties.
316.1965
Parking near rural mailbox during certain hours; penalties.
316.1967
Liability for payment of parking ticket violations and other parking violations.
316.1974
Funeral procession right-of-way and liability.
316.1975
Unattended motor vehicle.
316.1985
Limitations on backing.
316.1995
Driving upon sidewalk or bicycle path.
316.2004
Obstruction to driver’s view or driving mechanism.
316.2005
Opening and closing vehicle doors.
316.2014
Riding in house trailers.
316.2015
Unlawful for person to ride on exterior of vehicle.
316.2024
Coasting prohibited.
316.2025
Following fire apparatus prohibited.
316.2034
Crossing fire hose.
316.2035
Injurious substances prohibited; dragging vehicle or load; obstructing, digging, etc.
316.2044
Removal of injurious substances.
316.2045
Obstruction of public streets, highways, and roads.
316.2051
Certain vehicles prohibited on hard-surfaced roads.
316.2055
Motor vehicles, throwing advertising materials in.
316.2061
Stop when traffic obstructed.
316.2065
Bicycle regulations.
316.2068
Electric personal assistive mobility devices; regulations.
316.2074
All-terrain vehicles.
316.208
Motorcycles and mopeds.
316.2085
Riding on motorcycles or mopeds.
316.209
Operating motorcycles on roadways laned for traffic.
316.2095
Footrests, handholds, and handlebars.
316.211
Equipment for motorcycle and moped riders.
316.212
Operation of golf carts on certain roadways.
316.2122
Operation of a low-speed vehicle or mini truck on certain roadways.
316.2123
Operation of an ATV on certain roadways.
316.2124
Motorized disability access vehicles.
316.2125
Operation of golf carts within a retirement community.
316.2126
Authorized use of golf carts, low-speed vehicles, and utility vehicles.
316.21265
Use of all-terrain vehicles, golf carts, low-speed vehicles, or utility vehicles by law enforcement agencies.
316.2127
Operation of utility vehicles on certain roadways by homeowners’ associations.
316.2128
Operation of motorized scooters and miniature motorcycles; requirements for sales.
316.215
Scope and effect of regulations.
316.216
Authority of department with reference to lighting devices.
316.217
When lighted lamps are required.
316.220
Headlamps on motor vehicles.
316.221
Taillamps.
316.222
Stop lamps and turn signals.
316.2225
Additional equipment required on certain vehicles.
316.224
Color of clearance lamps, identification lamps, side marker lamps, backup lamps, reflectors, and deceleration lights.
316.225
Mounting of reflectors, clearance lamps and side marker lamps.
316.226
Visibility requirements for reflectors, clearance lamps, identification lamps and marker lamps.
316.227
Obstructed lights not required.
316.228
Lamps or flags on projecting load.
316.229
Lamps on parked vehicles.
316.2295
Lamps, reflectors and emblems on farm tractors, farm equipment and implements of husbandry.
316.231
Lamps on other vehicles and equipment.
316.233
Spot lamps and auxiliary lamps.
316.234
Signal lamps and signal devices.
316.235
Additional lighting equipment.
316.237
Multiple-beam road-lighting equipment.
316.238
Use of multiple-beam road-lighting equipment.
316.2385
Requirements for use of lower beam.
316.239
Single-beam road-lighting equipment.
316.2395
Motor vehicles; minimum headlamp requirement.
316.2396
Number of driving lamps required or permitted.
316.2397
Certain lights prohibited; exceptions.
316.2398
Display or use of red warning signals; motor vehicles of volunteer firefighters or medical staff.
316.2399
Special warning lights for buses or taxicabs.
316.240
Standards for lights on highway maintenance and service equipment.
316.241
Selling or using lamps or equipment.
316.242
Revocation of certificate of approval on lighting devices.
316.251
Maximum bumper heights.
316.252
Splash and spray suppressant devices.
316.253
Vehicles used to sell ice cream and other confections; display of warnings required.
316.261
Brake equipment required.
316.262
Performance ability of motor vehicle brakes.
316.263
Maintenance of brakes.
316.267
Brakes on electric-powered vehicles.
316.271
Horns and warning devices.
316.272
Exhaust systems, prevention of noise.
316.293
Motor vehicle noise.
316.2935
Air pollution control equipment; tampering prohibited; penalty.
316.2937
Motor vehicle emissions standards.
316.294
Mirrors.
316.2951
Motor vehicle windows; definitions.
316.2952
Windshields; requirements; restrictions.
316.2953
Side windows; restrictions on sunscreening material.
316.2954
Windows behind the driver; restrictions on sunscreening material.
316.29545
Window sunscreening exclusions; medical exemption; certain law enforcement vehicles and private investigative service vehicles exempt.
316.2955
Window sunscreening material; compliance labeling; tolerances.
316.2956
Violation of provisions relating to windshields, windows, and sunscreening material; penalties.
316.2957
Exemption for motor vehicle manufacturers.
316.299
Rough surfaced wheels prohibited.
316.300
Certain vehicles to carry flares or other devices.
316.301
Display of warning lights and devices when vehicle is stopped or disabled.
316.302
Commercial motor vehicles; safety regulations; transporters and shippers of hazardous materials; enforcement.
316.3025
Penalties.
316.3026
Unlawful operation of motor carriers.
316.303
Television receivers.
316.304
Wearing of headsets.
316.3045
Operation of radios or other mechanical soundmaking devices or instruments in vehicles; exemptions.
316.400
Headlamps.
316.405
Motorcycle headlights to be turned on.
316.410
Taillamps.
316.415
Reflectors.
316.420
Stop lamps.
316.425
Lamps on parked motorcycles.
316.430
Multiple-beam road-lighting equipment.
316.435
Lighting equipment for motor-driven cycles.
316.440
Brake equipment required.
316.445
Performance ability of motorcycle brakes.
316.450
Brakes on motor-driven cycles.
316.455
Other equipment.
316.46
Equipment regulations for mopeds.
316.500
Exceeding weight and length; penalties.
316.510
Projecting loads on passenger vehicles.
316.515
Maximum width, height, length.
316.516
Width, height, and length; inspection; penalties.
316.520
Loads on vehicles.
316.525
Requirements for vehicles hauling loads.
316.530
Towing requirements.
316.535
Maximum weights.
316.545
Weight and load unlawful; special fuel and motor fuel tax enforcement; inspection; penalty; review.
316.550
Operations not in conformity with law; special permits.
316.555
Weight, load, speed limits may be lowered; condition precedent.
316.560
Damage to highways; liability of driver and owner.
316.565
Emergency transportation, perishable food; establishment of weight loads, etc.
316.600
Health and sanitation hazards.
316.605
Licensing of vehicles.
316.610
Safety of vehicle; inspection.
316.6105
Violations involving operation of motor vehicle in unsafe condition or without required equipment; procedure for disposition.
316.611
Tandem trailer equipment and use.
316.613
Child restraint requirements.
316.6131
Educational expenditures.
316.6135
Leaving children unattended or unsupervised in motor vehicles; penalty; authority of law enforcement officer.
316.614
Safety belt usage.
316.6145
School buses; safety belts or other restraint systems required.
316.6146
Transportation of private school students on public school buses and public school students on private school buses; agreement.
316.615
School buses; physical requirements of drivers.
316.622
Farm labor vehicles.
316.635
Courts having jurisdiction over traffic violations; powers relating to custody and detention of minors.
316.640
Enforcement.
316.645
Arrest authority of officer at scene of a traffic crash.
316.646
Security required; proof of security and display thereof; dismissal of cases.
316.650
Traffic citations.
316.655
Penalties.
316.656
Mandatory adjudication; prohibition against accepting plea to lesser included offense.
316.660
Disposition of fines and forfeitures collected for violations.
316.70
Nonpublic sector buses; safety rules.
316.72
Buses simulating school buses in color and insignia; conditions of use.
316.75
School crossing guards.
316.80
Unlawful conveyance of fuel; obtaining fuel fraudulently.
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