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Idaho Traffic Laws

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

Drinking & Driving Violations Persons under the influence of alcohol (ID Statutes section 18-8004)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Drivers to be licensed (ID Statutes section 49-301)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Required motor vehicle insurance (ID Statutes section 49-1229)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Violations of registration provisions (ID Statutes section 49-456)
Penalties for failure to pay operating fees (ID Statutes section 49-434A)
Illegal U-Turn Limitations on turning around (ID Statutes section 49-645)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Accidents (ID Statutes Title 49, Ch. 13)
Mechanical Violations Vehicle Equipment (ID Statutes Title 49, Ch. 9)
Reckless Driving Reckless driving (ID Statutes section 49-1401)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Obedience to and required traffic control devices (ID Statutes section 49-801)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Safety restraint use (ID Statutes section 49-673)
Passenger safety for children (ID Statutes section 49-672)
Speeding Basic rule and maximum speed limits (ID Statutes section 49-654)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications Vehicle Equipment (ID Statutes Title 49, Ch. 9)

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