Are You a Legal Professional?

Minnesota Traffic Laws

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

Drinking & Driving ViolationsDriving while impaired (MN Statutes Chapter 169A)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended LicenseLicense required (MN Statute 171.02)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient InsuranceCriminal penalty for failure to produce proof of insurance (MN Statute 169.791)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired RegistrationRegistration required (MN Statute 168.09)
Illegal U-TurnTurning, starting, and signaling (MN Statute 169.19)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Accidents (MN Statute 169.09)
Mechanical ViolationsTraffic Regulations: Equipment (MN Statutes Ch. 169; scroll to 169.47 to 169.75)
Reckless DrivingReckless or careless driving (MN Statute 169.13)
Running a Red Light / Stop SignSigns, signals, and markings (MN Statute 169.06)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint ViolationsSeat belt; passenger restraint system for children (MN Statute 169.685)
Seat belt use required; penalty (MN Statute 169.686)
SpeedingSpeed limits, zones; radar (MN Statute 169.14)
Unlawful Vehicle ModificationsTraffic Regulations: Equipment (MN Statutes Ch. 169; scroll to 169.47 to 169.75)
Next Steps
Contact a qualified traffic ticket attorney to help
you get the best result possible.
(e.g., Chicago, IL or 60611)

Help Me Find a Do-It-Yourself Solution