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Colorado Traffic Laws

Below you will find links to traffic laws and driving rules in Colorado -- including the online vehicle code, statutes on common traffic violations, and state-specific driving manuals (where available).

Drinking & Driving ViolationsDriving under the influence (CRS 42-4-1301)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended LicenseLicenses for drivers required (CRS 42-2-101)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient InsuranceMotor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law (CRS Title 42 Article 7)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired RegistrationRegistration required - exemptions (CRS 42-3-103)
Illegal U-TurnLimitations on turning around (CRS 42-4-902)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & RunAccidents involving death or personal injuries - duty (CRS 42-4-1601)
Accidents involving damage - duty (CRS 42-4-1602)
Mechanical ViolationsRegulation of Vehicles and Traffic: Equipment (CRS Title 42 scroll to 42-4-201 to 42-4-239)
Reckless DrivingReckless driving - penalty (CRS 42-4-1401)
Running a Red Light / Stop SignObedience to official traffic control devices (CRS 42-4-603)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint ViolationsSafety belt systems (CRS 42-4-237)
Child restraint systems required (CRS 42-4-236)
SpeedingSpeed limits (CRS 42-4-1101)
Unlawful Vehicle ModificationsRegulation of Vehicles and Traffic: Equipment (CRS Title 42 scroll to 42-4-201 to 42-4-239)
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