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Vermont Traffic Laws

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

Drinking & Driving ViolationsOperating under the influence (23 VSA section 1201)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended LicenseLicense required (23 VSA section 601)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient InsuranceMaintenance of financial responsibility (23 VSA section 800)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired RegistrationPersons required to register (23 VSA section 301)
Illegal U-TurnTurning prohibited (23 VSA section 1062)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & RunAccidents; duty to stop (23 VSA section 1128)
Mechanical ViolationsOperation of Vehicles: Equipment (23 VSA Ch. 13 scroll to sections 1221 to 1391)
Reckless DrivingNegligent operation; grossly negligent operation (23 VSA section 1091)
Running a Red Light / Stop SignObedience to traffic-control devices (23 VSA section 1021)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint ViolationsChild restraint systems (23 VSA section 1258)
Safety belts (23 VSA section 1259)
SpeedingLocal speed limits (23 VSA section 1007)
Basic rule and maximum limits (23 VSA section 1081)
Unlawful Vehicle ModificationsOperation of Vehicles: Equipment (23 VSA Ch. 13 scroll to sections 1221 to 1391)
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