§ 14-297 Definitions
§ 14-298 Office of the State Traffic Administration
§ 14-298a Operation of motor vehicle exceeding posted clearance or load prohibited
§ 14-299 Traffic control signals. Right turn on red
§ 14-299a Traffic signal preemption devices. Penalty
§ 14-300 Crosswalks. Pedestrian-control signals. Regulation of pedestrians and motor vehicles at crosswalks. Pedestrians who are blind or have guide dogs
§ 14-300a Pedestrian street markings near housing projects for elderly persons
§ 14-300b Pedestrian use of crosswalks and roadways
§ 14-300c Pedestrian use of roads and sidewalks. Required to yield to emergency vehicle
§ 14-300d Operator of a vehicle required to exercise due care to avoid pedestrian
§ 14-300e Application of pedestrian rights to solicitation of rides in a motor vehicle and walking on limited access highways
§ 14-300f Vehicles to stop for school crossing guard. Penalties. Issuance of warning or summons upon report of school crossing guard
§ 14-300g Operation of golf carts. Equipment. Insurance
§ 14-300h Special event permit for fire department to use state highway to collect charitable donations
§ 14-300i Vehicle operator to exercise reasonable care when near vulnerable user on a public way
§ 14-301 Through ways. Stop signs
§ 14-302 “Yield” signs
§ 14-303 Designation of one-way streets
§ 14-304 Safety zones
§ 14-305 Bus stops and public service motor vehicle stands
§ 14-306 Taxi stands in front of hotels
§ 14-307 Parking restrictions. Regulations
§ 14-308 Loading and unloading
§ 14-309 Approval of traffic safety measures and traffic control devices, signs or markings. Approval of related municipal regulation or ordinance
§ 14-310 Fraudulent or obstructive signs and signals
§ 14-311 Open air theaters, shopping centers and certain other developments affecting state highway traffic
§ 14-311a New certificate for increase in parking spaces
§ 14-311b Traffic controls for certain parking areas and commercial establishments
§ 14-311c Developed parcels of land separately owned and utilized together for a single development purpose which affects state highway traffic
§ 14-311d Economic development project applications submitted to Commissioner of Transportation or Office of the State Traffic Administration
§ 14-312 Regulations
§ 14-313 Appeal
§ 14-314 Penalties
§ 14-314a Periodic review of traffic control signals and signs
§ 14-314b Injury to or removal of traffic control devices, signs or lights
§ 14-314c Erection of signs to warn operators of presence of persons who are deaf. Regulations
§ 14-314d Erection of signs stating the requirement of the use of signal lights when changing lanes
§ 14-315 Duties of Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection re street and highway safety and accident prevention

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 249

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Crosswalk: means that portion of a highway ordinarily included within the prolongation or connection of the lateral lines of sidewalks at intersections, or any portion of a highway distinctly indicated, by lines or other markings on the surface, as a crossing for pedestrians, except such prolonged or connecting lines from an alley across a street. See Connecticut General Statutes 14-297
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • farm: includes farm buildings, and accessory buildings thereto, nurseries, orchards, ranges, greenhouses, hoophouses and other temporary structures or other structures used primarily for the raising and, as an incident to ordinary farming operations, the sale of agricultural or horticultural commodities. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Official traffic control devices: means all signs, signals, markings and devices consistent with the provisions of this chapter and placed or erected, for the purpose of regulating, warning or guiding traffic, by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction. See Connecticut General Statutes 14-297
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Parking: means the standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, on a highway, except it shall not include the temporary standing of a vehicle for the purpose of and while engaged in receiving or discharging passengers or loading or unloading merchandise or while in obedience to traffic regulations or traffic signs or signals. See Connecticut General Statutes 14-297
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, vehicles and other conveyances while using any highway for the purpose of travel. See Connecticut General Statutes 14-297
  • Traffic authority: means the board of police commissioners of any city, town or borough, or the city or town manager, the chief of police, the superintendent of police or any legally elected or appointed official or board, or any official having similar powers and duties, of any city, town or borough that has no board of police commissioners but has a regularly appointed force, or the board of selectmen of any town in which there is no city or borough with a regularly appointed police force, except that, with respect to state highways and bridges, "traffic authority" means the Office of the State Traffic Administration, provided nothing contained in this section shall be construed to limit or detract from the jurisdiction or authority of the Office of the State Traffic Administration to adopt regulations establishing a uniform system of traffic control signals, devices, signs and markings as provided in section 14-298, and the requirement that no installation of any traffic control signal light shall be made by any city, town or borough until the installation has been approved by the Office of the State Traffic Administration as provided in section 14-299. See Connecticut General Statutes 14-297
  • Traffic control signal: means any device, whether operated manually, electrically or mechanically, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and to proceed. See Connecticut General Statutes 14-297
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.