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Connecticut Traffic Laws

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

Drinking & Driving Violations Operation while under the influence (GSC section 14-227a)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Motor vehicle operator's license (GSC section 14-36)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Proof of financial responsibility (GSC section 14-112)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Motor vehicle registration (GSC section 14-12)
Illegal U-Turn Turns restricted...U-turns (GSC section 14-242)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run GSC Title 14 (GSC Ch. 246 scroll to section 14-80 to 14-106)
Mechanical Violations Motor Vehicles: Equipment (GSC Ch. 246 scroll to section 14-80 to 14-106)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Seat safety belts. Child restraint systems (GSC section 14-100a)
Speeding Speeding (GSC section 14-219)
Reckless Driving Reckless driving (GSC section 14-222)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Traffic control signals (GSC section 14-299)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications Motor Vehicles: Equipment (GSC Ch. 246 scroll to section 14-80 to 14-106)

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