(A)   The signal required by § 71.11 shall be given by means of the hand and arm in the manner specified in this section, or by any mechanical or electrical signal device approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles of the state, except that when a vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent the hand and arm signal from being visible, both to the front and rear, the signal shall be given by a device of a type which has been approved by that Department.
   (B)   Whenever the signal is given, the driver shall indicate his or her intention to start, stop or turn by extending the hand and arm from and beyond the left side of the vehicle as hereinafter set forth.
      (1)   Left turn. Hand and arm horizontal, forefinger pointing.
      (2)   Right turn. Hand and arm pointed upward.
      (3)   Stop. Hand and arm pointed downward.
   (C)   All hand and arm signals shall be given from the left side of the vehicle and all signals shall be maintained or given continuously for the last 100 feet traveled prior to stopping or making a turn.
(1995 Code, § 40-87)