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8-1512. Placement, maintenance or display of unauthorized signs, signals, markings or devices. (a) No person shall place, maintain or display upon or in view of any highway any unauthorized sign, signal, marking or device which purports to be or is an imitation of or resembles an official traffic-control device or railroad sign or signal, or which attempts to direct the movement of traffic, or which hides from view or interferes with the effectiveness of an official traffic-control device or any railroad sign or signal.

(b) No person shall place or maintain nor shall any public authority permit upon any highway any official traffic control device bearing thereon any commercial advertising, except for business signs included as part of official motorist service panels or roadside area information panels approved by the secretary of transportation.

(c) This section shall not be deemed to prohibit the erection upon private property adjacent to highways of signs giving useful directional information and of a type that cannot be mistaken for official signs.

(d) Every such prohibited sign, signal or marking is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and the authority having jurisdiction over the highway is hereby empowered to remove the same or cause it to be removed without notice.

History: L. 1974, ch. 33, § 8-1512; L. 1995, ch. 188, § 4; July 1.

Source or prior law:

8-516.

Attorney General's Opinions:

Uniform act regulating traffic; powers of state and local authorities; placement of official traffic control devices. 90-126.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Noted in holding no duties imposed on road contractor (K.S.A. 68-2102) regarding road used to travel to and from construction site. Fountain v. Se-Kan Asphalt Services, Inc., 17 Kan. App. 2d 323, 333, 837 P.2d 835 (1992).


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