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North Dakota Traffic Laws

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Below you will find links to traffic laws and driving rules in North Dakota -- 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 intoxicating liquor [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-08 scroll to 39-08-01)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Operators must be licensed [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-06 scroll to 39-06-01)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-16.1)
Driving without liability insurance prohibited [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-08 scroll to 39-08-20)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Violations of registration provisions [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-04 scroll to 39-04-37)
Illegal U-Turn Limitations on turning around [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-10 scroll to 39-10-36)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Accidents involving death or personal injuries [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-08 scroll to 39-08-04)
Accidents involving damage to vehicle [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-08 scroll to 39-08-05)
Mechanical Violations Equipment of Vehicles [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-21)
Size, Width, and Height Restrictions [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-12)
Reckless Driving Reckless driving [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-08 scroll to 39-08-03)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Obedience to and required traffic-control devices [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-10 scroll to 39-10-04)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Safety belts [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-21 scroll to 39-21-41.1)
Child restraint devices [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-21 scroll to 39-21-41.2)
Speeding Speed restrictions [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-09)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications Equipment of Vehicles [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-21)
Size, Width, and Height Restrictions [PDF] (ND Code Chapter 39-12)

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