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Montana Traffic Laws

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

Drinking & Driving Violations Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs (MCA Title 61, Ch. 8, Part 4)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Drivers to be licensed (MCA section 61-5-102)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance When proof of financial responsibility required (MCA section 61-6-131)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Registration required (MCA section 61-3-301)
Illegal U-Turn Limitation on U-turns (MCA section 61-8-334)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Accidents involving death or personal injuries (MCA section 61-7-103)
Accidents involving damage to vehicle (MCA section 61-7-104)
Mechanical Violations Vehicle Equipment (MCA Title 61, Ch. 9)
Reckless Driving Reckless driving (MCA section 61-8-301)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Obedience to traffic control devices (MCA section 61-8-201)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Seatbelt use required (MCA section 61-13-103)
Speeding Speed restrictions (MCA section 61-8-303)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications Vehicle Equipment (MCA Title 61, Ch. 9)

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