(1) A person commits the offense of failure to yield the right of way to a funeral procession if the funeral procession is accompanied by a funeral escort vehicle or a funeral lead vehicle and the person does not do the following:
(a) Yield the right of way to the funeral procession.
(b) Stop before entering any intersection and remain stopped until the funeral procession has passed.
(c) Obey any directions given by a driver of a funeral escort vehicle.
(2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3) of this section and except for emergency vehicles and police vehicles or at the direction of a police officer, this section applies to pedestrians, bicyclists, motor vehicle drivers and anyone else in the path of a funeral procession.
(3) This section applies only to persons who knew or in the exercise of reasonable care should have known of the presence of a funeral procession.
(4) The offense described in this section, failure to yield the right of way to a funeral procession, is a Class D traffic violation. [1991 c.482 §7; 1995 c.383 §2]Section: Previous 811.710 811.715 811.717 811.720 811.725 811.730 811.735 811.740 811.800 811.802 811.804 811.806 811.808 811.810 811.812 Next
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