§82. Driving on divided highways
A.(1) Whenever any highway has been divided into two roadways by a median,
physical barrier, or clearly indicated dividing section so constructed as to impede vehicular
traffic, every vehicle shall be driven only upon the right hand roadway and no vehicle shall
be driven over, across, or within the median, barrier, or section, except through an improved
opening or at a crossover or intersection established under authority of this Chapter.
(2) No vehicle, other than an authorized vehicle, shall be driven through or use an
improved opening or crossover on any interstate highway. For the purposes of this
Paragraph, "authorized vehicle" means "authorized emergency vehicles", as defined in R.S.
32:1, and towing and recovery vehicles operating under the direction of a law enforcement
B. No vehicle shall cross the painted continuous centerline of any multiple lane
highway, except for the purpose of making a turn.
Acts 1962, No. 310, §1; Acts 1997, No. 186, §1; Acts 2015, No. 115, §1.