U-turn or right on red: who has the right of way?

Posted at 6:00 PM, Jul 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 19:19:28-04

7-29-19: An update to this article can be found here.

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Matt from Chandler sent us an email that asked, "Who has the right of way for someone making a u-turn at an intersection on a green light into a lane where someone else is making a right turn on red?"

ABC15 reached out to the Chandler Police Department for Matt who said left turns and u-turns are considered one in the same.

When a driver is making a left turn, they never have the right of way, so in Matt's example the right-turning vehicle gets to go first.

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