Nebraska Revised Statute 60-682

Chapter 60

60-682.

Violations; traffic infraction.

Unless otherwise declared in the Nebraska Rules of the Road with respect to particular offenses, a violation of any provision of the rules shall constitute a traffic infraction.

Source

  • Laws 1973, LB 45, § 102;
  • R.S.1943, (1988), § 39-6,102;
  • Laws 1993, LB 370, § 178.

Cross References

  • General penalty, see section 60-689.
  • Operator's license, assessment of points, revocation, see section 60-4,182 et seq.

Annotations

  • Prosecution of a traffic infraction is a misdemeanor criminal proceeding authorizing a non-lawyer associate judge of the county court to preside in any such proceeding. Miller v. Peterson, 208 Neb. 658, 305 N.W.2d 364 (1981).

  • Prosecution for a traffic infraction is a criminal action. State v. Knoles, 199 Neb. 211, 256 N.W.2d 873 (1977).

  • Held, contributory negligence no defense where defendant's negligence was sole proximate cause of intersection accident. Bonnes v. Olson, 197 Neb. 309, 248 N.W.2d 756 (1976).

  • A motorist commits a traffic infraction by driving on a road marked with a road closed barricade and sign, thus giving an officer probable cause to stop the vehicle. State v. Morrissey, 19 Neb. App. 590, 810 N.W.2d 195 (2012).