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Colorado Traffic Laws

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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 Violations Driving under the influence (CRS 42-4-1301)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Licenses for drivers required (CRS 42-2-101)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law (CRS Title 42 Article 7)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Registration required - exemptions (CRS 42-3-103)
Illegal U-Turn Limitations on turning around (CRS 42-4-902)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Accidents involving death or personal injuries - duty (CRS 42-4-1601)
Accidents involving damage - duty (CRS 42-4-1602)
Mechanical Violations Regulation of Vehicles and Traffic: Equipment (CRS Title 42 scroll to 42-4-201 to 42-4-239)
Reckless Driving Reckless driving - penalty (CRS 42-4-1401)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Obedience to official traffic control devices (CRS 42-4-603)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Safety belt systems (CRS 42-4-237)
Child restraint systems required (CRS 42-4-236)
Speeding Speed limits (CRS 42-4-1101)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications Regulation of Vehicles and Traffic: Equipment (CRS Title 42 scroll to 42-4-201 to 42-4-239)

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