§ 4511.011 Designating freeway, expressway, and thruway
§ 4511.031 Portable preemption signal devices prohibited
§ 4511.04 Exception to traffic rules
§ 4511.041 Exceptions to traffic rules for emergency or public safety vehicle responding to emergency call
§ 4511.042 Exceptions to traffic rules for coroner’s vehicles
§ 4511.043 Ticket, summons, or citation for secondary traffic offense
§ 4511.05 Persons riding or driving animals upon roadways
§ 4511.06 Applicability and uniformity of traffic laws
§ 4511.07 Local traffic regulations
§ 4511.071 No liability for lessor under written lease
§ 4511.08 Use of private property for vehicular travel
§ 4511.09 Manual for uniform system of traffic control devices
§ 4511.091 Arrest or citation of driver based on radar, timing device or radio message from another officer
§ 4511.0910 Violations for which civil penalty imposed
§ 4511.0911 Traffic law photo-monitoring device maintenance records; accuracy; issuance of certain tickets prohibited
§ 4511.0912 Speeding tickets
§ 4511.0913 Applicable law
§ 4511.0914 Bans on use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
§ 4511.0915 Operation of traffic law photo-monitoring device; statement of compliance
§ 4511.092 Definitions
§ 4511.093 Traffic law photo-monitoring devices
§ 4511.094 Signs required for photo-monitoring devices
§ 4511.095 Prerequisites for deployment of device
§ 4511.096 Examination of evidence
§ 4511.097 Classification of violation as civil violation
§ 4511.098 Rights of those ticketed
§ 4511.099 Contesting tickets
§ 4511.10 Placement and maintenance of traffic control devices
§ 4511.101 Placement of business logos on directional signs along interstates
§ 4511.102 Tourist-oriented directional sign program definitions
§ 4511.103 Administrative rules for placement of tourist-oriented directional signs and trailblazer markers
§ 4511.104 Participation in tourist-oriented directional sign program
§ 4511.105 Tourist-oriented directional signs to conform to federal manual of uniform traffic control devices
§ 4511.106 Local tourist-oriented directional sign programs
§ 4511.107 Acquiring outdoor advertising devices
§ 4511.108 Traffic generator sign program
§ 4511.11 Local conformity to manual for uniform system of traffic control devices
§ 4511.13 Highway traffic signal indications; section not applicable to railroad crossings
§ 4511.131 Lane-use control signal indications
§ 4511.14 Special pedestrian control signals
§ 4511.16 Unauthorized sign or signal resembling a traffic control device
§ 4511.17 Tampering with traffic control device, freshly applied pavement material, manhole covers
§ 4511.18 Purchase, possession or sale of traffic control device
§ 4511.181 OVI definitions
§ 4511.19 Operating vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs – OVI
§ 4511.192 Advice to OVI arrestee
§ 4511.193 Portion fine deposited in municipal or county indigent drivers alcohol treatment fund
§ 4511.194 Having physical control of vehicle while under the influence
§ 4511.195 Seizing and detaining vehicle if operator has prior conviction
§ 4511.196 Initial appearance
§ 4511.197 Appeal of implied consent suspension
§ 4511.198 Limited driving privileges – remote continuous alcohol monitor
§ 4511.20 Operation in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property
§ 4511.201 Operation off street or highway in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property
§ 4511.202 Operation without being in reasonable control of vehicle, trolley, or streetcar
§ 4511.203 Wrongful entrustment of motor vehicle
§ 4511.212 Complaint of noncompliance by local authority with school zone sign laws
§ 4511.214 Operation of low-speed, under-speed, or utility vehicle, or a mini-truck
§ 4511.215 Local authorization for operation of low-speed, under-speed, or utility vehicle, or a mini-truck
§ 4511.216 Traveling from one farm field to another for agricultural purposes
§ 4511.24 Speed limits not applicable to emergency or public safety vehicles
§ 4511.251 Street racing
§ 4511.252 Closing roads for supervised sports car racing
§ 4511.351 “Keep right except to pass” signs
§ 4511.432 Stop signs on private residential road or driveway
§ 4511.45 Right-of-way of public safety or coroner’s vehicle
§ 4511.452 Right-of-way yielded by pedestrian to public safety vehicle
§ 4511.453 Immunity of funeral home operator
§ 4511.454 Reporting failure of motor vehicle operator to yield right-of-way to public safety vehicle
§ 4511.48 Right-of-way yielded by pedestrian
§ 4511.481 Intoxicated or drugged pedestrian on highway
§ 4511.49 Pedestrians on right half of crosswalk
§ 4511.491 Motorized wheelchair operator has rights and duties of pedestrian
§ 4511.50 Pedestrian walking in roadway
§ 4511.51 Hitchhiking – soliciting employment, business, or contributions from occupant of vehicle
§ 4511.511 Pedestrian on bridge or railroad grade crossing
§ 4511.512 Operation of electric personal assistive mobility devices
§ 4511.513 Operation of personal delivery device on sidewalks and crosswalks
§ 4511.52 Bicycles – issuance of ticket – points not assessed
§ 4511.521 Operation of motorized bicycles
§ 4511.53 Operation of bicycles, motorcycles and snowmobiles
§ 4511.56 Bicycle signal devices
§ 4511.62 Stopping at railroad grade crossing
§ 4511.63 Stopping at grade crossings
§ 4511.65 Designation of through highways
§ 4511.66 Prohibition against parking on highways
§ 4511.661 Unattended motor vehicles
§ 4511.67 Police may remove illegally parked vehicle
§ 4511.68 Parking – prohibited acts
§ 4511.681 Parking on private property – prohibited acts
§ 4511.69 Parking requirements
§ 4511.70 Obstructing view and control of driver – opening door into moving traffic
§ 4511.701 Occupying moving trailer prohibited
§ 4511.714 Operation of vehicle on roadway covered by water
§ 4511.74 Placing injurious material on highway
§ 4511.75 Stopping for stopped school bus
§ 4511.751 School bus operator to report violations
§ 4511.76 Administrative rules for school bus construction, design, equipment, operation and licensing
§ 4511.761 School bus inspections
§ 4511.762 School bus no longer used for transporting school children
§ 4511.763 Licensing by department of public safety
§ 4511.764 School buses must be registered and have identifying number
§ 4511.77 School bus – painting and marking
§ 4511.771 Signal lamps to be equipped with flashing red and amber lights
§ 4511.772 Occupant restraining device for operator
§ 4511.78 Mass transit system – transportation of school children
§ 4511.79 Driving commercial vehicle with impaired ability or alertness prohibited
§ 4511.81 Child restraint system – child highway safety fund
§ 4511.82 Littering offenses
§ 4511.84 Earphones or earplugs on operator prohibited
§ 4511.85 Chauffeured limousines
§ 4511.90 Chautauqua assembly
§ 4511.98 Signs as to increased penalties in construction zones
§ 4511.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 4511

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • cancellation: means the annulment or termination by the bureau of motor vehicles of a driver's license, commercial driver's license, temporary instruction permit, probationary license, or nonresident operating privilege because it was obtained unlawfully, issued in error, altered, or willfully destroyed, or because the holder no longer is entitled to the license, permit, or privilege. See Ohio Code 4510.01
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Ignition interlock device: means a device approved by the director of public safety that connects a breath analyzer to a motor vehicle's ignition system, that is constantly available to monitor the concentration by weight of alcohol in the breath of any person attempting to start that motor vehicle by using its ignition system, and that deters starting the motor vehicle by use of its ignition system unless the person attempting to start the vehicle provides an appropriate breath sample for the device and the device determines that the concentration by weight of alcohol in the person's breath is below a preset level. See Ohio Code 4510.01
  • Immobilizing or disabling device: includes an ignition interlock device, and any prototype device that is used according to protocols designed to ensure efficient and effective monitoring of limited driving privileges granted by a court to an offender. See Ohio Code 4510.01
  • imprisonment: means being imprisoned under a sentence imposed for an offense or serving a term of imprisonment, prison term, jail term, term of local incarceration, or other term under a sentence imposed for an offense in an institution under the control of the department of rehabilitation and correction, a county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, or multicounty-municipal jail or workhouse, a minimum security jail, a community-based correctional facility, or another facility described or referred to in section Ohio Code 1.05
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Moving violation: means any violation of any statute or ordinance that regulates the operation of vehicles, streetcars, or trackless trolleys on the highways or streets. See Ohio Code 4510.01
  • Oath: includes affirmation, and "swear" includes affirm. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • 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.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Population: means that shown by the most recent regular federal census. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail and "certified mail" includes registered mail. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, and any area subject to the legislative authority of the United States of America. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • state agency: except as otherwise provided in the title, means every organized body, office, or agency established by the laws of the state for the exercise of any function of state government. See Ohio Code 1.60
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • suspension: means the permanent or temporary withdrawal, by action of a court or the bureau of motor vehicles, of a driver's license, commercial driver's license, temporary instruction permit, probationary license, or nonresident operating privilege for the period of the suspension or the permanent or temporary withdrawal of the privilege to obtain a license, permit, or privilege of that type for the period of the suspension. See Ohio Code 4510.01
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Whoever: includes all persons, natural and artificial; partners; principals, agents, and employees; and all officials, public or private. See Ohio Code 1.02