Sec. 25-178. Same—How given.
(a) The signals required in section 25-177 shall be given by means of the hand and arm or by some mechanical or electrical device approved by the superintendent of state police, in the manner herein specified. Whenever the signal is given by means of the hand and arm, the driver shall indicate his intention to start, stop, turn or partly turn by extending the hand and arm from and beyond the left side of the vehicle, in the following manner:
(1) Left: For left turn or to pull to the left, the arm shall be extended in a horizontal position straight from and level with the shoulder.
(2) Right: For right turn or to pull to the right, the arm shall be extended upward.
(3) Slow or stop: For slowing down or to stop, the arm shall be extended downward.
(b) Whenever the lawful speed is more than thirty-five (35) miles per hour, such signals shall be given continuously for a distance of at least one hundred (100) feet, and in all other cases at least fifty (50) feet, before slowing down, stopping, turning, partly turning or materially altering the course of the vehicle. (Cod e 1959, § 20-111)
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