right turn

An act in the operation of a motor vehicle wherein the vehicle is turned to the right at an intersection for the purpose of proceeding to the right on the intersecting street, usually regulated by statutes, ordinances, or rules of the road so as to require the driver to keep as close as practicable to the right hand curb or edge of the highway. 8 Am J2d Auto § 803.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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