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Rule 416. Violation of Traffic Code NotAdmissible.


Evidence that a person was convicted of aninfraction or a class C misdemeanor under Utah Code Annotated Title 41, Chapter6a, is not admissible:


(a)   to prove the person acted negligentlyor otherwise wrongly, or


(b)   to impeach the person’stestimony on those issues.



2011 Advisory CommitteeNote. – Thelanguage of this rule has been amended as part of the restyling of the EvidenceRules to make them more easily understood and to make style and terminologyconsistent throughout the rules. These changes are intended to be stylisticonly. There is no intent to change any result in any ruling on evidence admissibility.




Rule numbers413, 414 and 415 are reserved.