Arizona Revised Statutes Title 28. Transportation § 28-694. Wrong-way driving;  civil penalty;  traffic survival school;  definition

A. A person who drives the wrong way on a controlled access highway commits wrong-way driving.

B. A person who is found responsible for a violation of this section is subject to a civil penalty of five hundred dollars.

C. A person who is found responsible for a violation of this section shall attend and successfully complete approved traffic survival school educational sessions that are designed to improve the safety and habits of drivers.

D. For the purposes of this section, “wrong way” means vehicular movement that is in a direction opposing the legal flow of traffic.  Wrong way does not include median crossing or a collision where a motor vehicle comes to a stop facing the wrong way.


FindLaw Codes are provided courtesy of Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the industry-leading online legal research system. For more detailed codes research information, including annotations and citations, please visit Westlaw.

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard