§ 72.21  RIGHT-OF-WAY WHEN TURNING LEFT.
   (A)   The operator of a motor vehicle intending to turn to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road or driveway shall yield the right-of-way to any motor vehicle or bicycle approaching from the opposite direction which is within the intersection or so close thereto as to constitute an immediate hazard.
   (B)   When a motor vehicle and a bicycle are traveling in the same direction on any roadway, the operator of the motor vehicle overtaking such bicycle, traveling on the right side of the roadway, shall not turn to the right in front of the bicycle at any intersection or at any alley or driveway until such motor vehicle has overtaken and is safely clear of the bicycle.
   (C)   Except as otherwise provided in this division, whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.  If within one year of the offense the offender previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to one predicate motor vehicle or traffic offense, then whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.  If within one year of the offense the offender previously has been convicted of two or more predicate motor vehicle offenses, then whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.
   (D)   If the offender commits the offense while distracted and the distracting activity is a contributing factor to the commission of the offense, the offender is subject to the additional fine established under § 70.99(B).
(R.C. § 4511.42)  (Ord. 13-2010, passed 12-1-10)
Statutory reference:
   For similar state law regarding right-of-way when turning left, see R.C. § 4511.42