City of Richmond Heights, MO
St. Louis County
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Section 320.010 Required Position and Method of Turning At Intersection.

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The driver of a vehicle intending to turn at an intersection shall do so as follows:
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Right turns. Both the approach for a right turn and a right turn shall be made as close as practicable to the right-hand curb or edge of the roadway.
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Left turns on two-way roadways. At any intersection where traffic is permitted to move in both directions on each roadway entering the intersection, an approach for a left turn shall be made in that portion of the right-half of the roadway nearest the centerline thereof and by passing to the right of such centerline where it enters the intersection and after entering the intersection the left turn shall be made so as to leave the intersection to the right of the centerline of the roadway being entered. Whenever practicable the left turn shall be made in that portion of the intersection to the left of the center of the intersection.
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Left turns on other than two-way roadways. At any intersection where traffic is restricted to one (1) direction on one (1) or more of the roadways, the driver of a vehicle intending to turn left at any such intersection shall approach the intersection in the extreme left-hand lane lawfully available to traffic moving in the direction of travel of such vehicle and after entering the intersection the left turn shall be made so as to leave the intersection, as nearly as practicable, in the left-hand lane lawfully available to traffic moving in such direction upon the roadway being entered.

Section 320.020 Right, Left or U-Turns — Restrictions.

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Obedience To No-Turn Signs. Whenever authorized signs are erected indicating that no right or left or U-turn is permitted, no driver of a vehicle shall disobey the directions of any such sign.
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Limitations On Turning Around. The driver of any vehicle shall not turn such vehicle so as to proceed in the opposite direction upon any street in a business district and shall not upon any other street so turn a vehicle unless such movement can be made in safety and without interfering with other traffic.

Section 320.030 Stop and/or Turn Signals — Methods — Manner.

[CC 1984 §24-209; Rev. M.C. 1963 §51.29; Ord. No. 3140 §24-106]
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Any stop or turn signal when required shall be given either by means of the hand and arm or by a signal lamp or lamps or mechanical signal device.
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All signals given by hand and arm shall be given from the left side of the vehicle in the following manner and indicate the proposed turn as follows:
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Left turn, hand and arm extended horizontally.
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Right turn, hand and arm extended upward.
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Stop or decrease of speed, hand and arm extended downward.