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75-5091. Transit buses, operation on right shoulder of certain highways in Johnson and Wyandotte counties; when, conditions; rules and regulations; reports. (a) The secretary of transportation may authorize transit buses to be operated upon the right shoulders of city connecting links and other highways in the state highway system in Johnson and Wyandotte counties.

(b) Transit buses shall be authorized to be operated upon shoulders under subsection (a), only if the speed of traffic on such connecting link or highway has been reduced to less than 35 miles per hour.

(c) Drivers of transit buses being operated upon the shoulder under this section shall:

(1) Not exceed the traffic speed by more than 10 miles per hour; and

(2) yield to merging, entering and exiting traffic and to other vehicles on the shoulder.

(d) The secretary of transportation shall adopt such rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this section, including any requirements for highway signage.

(e) The secretary of transportation and persons designated by the board of county commissioners of Johnson and Wyandotte counties shall report to the legislature on or before March 1, in 2018, 2019 and 2020, concerning the implementation and operation of the program authorized by this section.

History: L. 2010, ch. 134, § 1; L. 2017, ch. 67, § 1; July 1.



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