Children younger than seven who weigh under 60 pounds must be secured in child safety restraints. The fine for a first offense is $100.
Passengers older than 6 years must wear their seatbelts in front and rear seats. The fine for failing to do so is $20.
Drunk driving laws require any adult driver with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 to be arrested for drunk driving. Drivers under the age of 21 are held to a .02 BAC standard. The length of the license suspension is determined by the court.
Teens can get their learner’s permit at age 14 years and six months, their intermediate license at age 15, and full licensure at age 16 under the state’s Graduated Driver’s License program.
Marijuana is legal for medicinal use only, and any driver with 5ng THC in their system can be arrested for drugged driving.
Helmets are mandatory for all motorcycle riders younger than 18.
Mature drivers aged 75 years or older must renew their license every four years.
When workers or signs are present in a work zone, all traffic violations will carry enhanced penalty of at least double the original fine.