ORS 811.350
Dangerous left turn
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A person commits the offense of making a dangerous left turn if the person:


Is operating a vehicle;


Intends to turn the vehicle to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road, driveway or place from a highway; and


Does not yield the right of way to a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction that is within the intersection or so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.


The offense described in this section, dangerous left turn, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §626; 1985 c.16 §313]

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May. 15, 2020