27-51-1406 Warning by motorists to persons and animals on highway.
Upon approaching a person walking upon or along a public highway, or a horse or other draft animal being ridden, led, or driven thereon, the operator of a motor vehicle or motor bicycle shall give reasonable warning of his approach and use every reasonable precaution to avoid injuring the persons or frightening the horses or other draft animals.
27-51-1407 Stopping for frightened horses.
(a) Whenever it shall appear that any horse ridden or driven by any person upon any streets, roads, and highways is about to become frightened by the approach of any motor vehicle, it shall be the duty of the person driving or conducting the motor vehicle to cause it to come to a full stop until the horse shall have passed and, if necessary, assist in preventing an accident.
(b) Any person convicted of violating this section shall be fined in any sum not to exceed two hundred dollars ($200).
Return to Riding on Public Roads Page