Right of way approaching an intersection
(STO #57 & KSA 8-1526 …find the exact wording here:kansasstatutes.lesterama.org/Chapter_8/Article_15/8-1526.html)
Loose Meaning: The vehicle on the left shall yield the right of way to the vehicle on the right. Be sure you have stopped all forward motion of your vehicle BEFORE determining which driver shall yield.
In McPherson, failure to yield the right of way is a moving violation which is a $60 fine, plus $75 Municipal Court Cost. It’s not only courteous, it's costly –and it’s the law!
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