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Pennsylvania Traffic Laws

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

Drinking & Driving Violations Driving After Imbibing Alcohol or Utilizing Drugs (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 38)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Licensing of Drivers: Violations (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 15, Subchapter C)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Financial Responsibility: Proof of Financial Responsibility (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 17, Subchapter H)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Registration of Vehicles: Violations and Suspensions (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 13, Subchapter C)
Illegal U-Turn Rules of the Road: Turning, Starting, and Signals (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 33, Subchapter C)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Miscellaneous Provisions: Accidents and Accident Reports (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 37, Subchapter C)
Mechanical Violations Equipment Standards (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 41)
Lighting Equipment (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 43)
Other Required Equipment (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 45)
Reckless Driving Miscellaneous Provisions: Reckless Driving (PA Vehicle Code Section 3736)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Operation of Vehicles: Traffic Control Devices (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 31, Subchapter B)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Other Required Equipment: Child Passenger Protection (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 45, Subchapter E)
Speeding Rules of the Road: Speed Restrictions (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 33, Subchapter F)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications Equipment Standards (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 41)
Lighting Equipment (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 43)
Other Required Equipment (PA Vehicle Code Ch. 45)
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