§ 1 Meeting vehicles
§ 2 Passing vehicle traveling in same direction
§ 3 Sleigh or sled; bells
§ 4 Keeping to right while view obstructed
§ 4A Driving vehicles in a single lane; motorcycles, riding and passing
§ 4B Driving in lane nearest right side of way
§ 4C Heavy trucks; driving in right-hand lane on multi-lane highways
§ 4D Standing or parking of motor vehicle in a designated bike lane
§ 5 Penalty; exceptions
§ 6 Applicability of rules of road to street railway cars
§ 6A Stopping of street railway cars for passage of fire apparatus
§ 7 Right of way of fire engines, patrol vehicles and ambulances; obstruction; penalties
§ 7A Restrictions on use of ways upon approach of emergency vehicles
§ 7B Operation of emergency vehicles
§ 7C Lane change upon approaching a stationary emergency response vehicle, highway maintenance vehicle or recovery vehicle; penalty
§ 8 Right-of-way at intersecting ways; turning on red signals
§ 9 Designation of highways as through ways; traffic control signs and devices
§ 10 Violation of one-way traffic; civil liability
§ 11 Marked crosswalks; yielding right of way to pedestrians; penalty
§ 12 Surcharge on fines for motor vehicle violation

Terms Used In Massachusetts General Laws > Chapter 89

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.