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Can anyone clarify the prohibition on U-turns in Ohio? There is no source listed for that. The only regulation I can find related to this is ORC 4511.37 which says:

   4511.37 Turning in roadway prohibited - exceptions.
   (A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, no vehicle shall be turned so as to proceed in the opposite direction upon any curve, or upon the approach to or near the crest of a grade, if the vehicle cannot be seen within five hundred feet by the driver of any other vehicle approaching from either direction.

The Ohio Responsible Driver Handbook gives these guidelines for making a U-Turn:

   To make a proper U-turn, follow these instructions:
       * Use your turn signal at least 100 feet prior to turning
       * Check traffic ahead, behind and beside you before turning
       * If there’s traffic in the area, don’t make the U-turn; instead make other turns to reverse your direction
       * Check traffic again before completing final half of turn
       * Turn into the lane closest to the center line or median
   NOTE: It is illegal to make a U-turn on a curve, near the top of a hill, if your vehicle cannot be seen within five hundred feet by the driver of another vehicle approaching from either direction or when a sign prohibiting U-turns is posted

From what I see, it would appear that U-Turns are legal in Ohio and the page should be edited to reflect this.

Not sure how to make proper links, but here they are:

ORC 4511.37

OH Responsible Driver Handbook

Chrisirmo 21:09, 29 June 2007 (UTC)

I agree, since no one has stepped forward to defend in in the past 2+ months and the overwhelming evidence against, I struck the clause.

--XanderJ 16:20, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

The flipping a bitch stuff is ludicrous. And the phrase is by no means solely or primarily used in Pennsylvania. Took the section out. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:46, 4 January 2008 (UTC)

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U-turns aren't prohibited in Illinois and the citation link doesn't point to anywhere specific. I suspect it may have linked to a proposed legislation in the past that was removed from the site or something. You can find the Illinois Vehicle Code here [1] Suppafly (talk) 21:01, 31 July 2015 (UTC)

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