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CHAPTER 169. TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

Table of Sections
Section Headnote
169.001 MS 2006 [Renumbered 15.001]
169.01 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
169.011 DEFINITIONS.
APPLICABILITY; EXCEPTIONS
169.02 SCOPE.
169.022 UNIFORM APPLICATION.
169.025 APPLICATION OF MOTOR CARRIER REGULATIONS.
169.03 EMERGENCY VEHICLES.
169.035 EXEMPTIONS; APPLICATIONS.
169.04 LOCAL AUTHORITY.
TOWING
169.041 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
169.042 TOWING; NOTICE TO VICTIM OF VEHICLE THEFT.
APPLICABILITY; LOCAL OR PRIVATE ROAD
169.045 SPECIAL VEHICLE USE ON ROADWAY.
169.05 PRIVATE ROADWAYS.
SIGNS AND SIGNALS
169.06 SIGNS, SIGNALS, MARKINGS.
169.07 UNAUTHORIZED SIGN, SIGNAL, OR MARKING.
169.072 UNAUTHORIZED MAILBOX INSTALLATION.
169.073 PROHIBITED LIGHT OR SIGNAL.
169.08 UNLAWFUL TO POSSESS, ALTER, DEFACE, OR REMOVE SIGN.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
169.09 ACCIDENTS.
169.10 STATISTICAL INFORMATION.
BAD DRIVING
169.11 [Repealed, 2014 c 255 s 21]
169.12 [Repealed, 1957 c 297 s 2]
169.121 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
169.1211 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.1215 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.1216 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.1217 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.1218 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.1219 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.122 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.123 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
169.1231 [Repealed, 1983 c 306 s 7]
169.124 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.125 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.126 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.1261 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.1265 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.127 [Repealed, 1978 c 727 s 11]
169.128 [Repealed, 2000 c 478 art 2 s 8]
169.129 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
169.13 RECKLESS OR CARELESS DRIVING.
169.131 [Repealed, 1976 c 103 s 1]
169.132 [Repealed, 1977 c 347 s 29]
DRIVING RULES
169.14 SPEED LIMITS, ZONES; RADAR.
169.141 [Repealed, 1996 c 455 art 1 s 11]
169.145 [Repealed, 2008 c 350 art 1 s 97]
169.15 IMPEDING TRAFFIC; INTERSECTION GRIDLOCK.
169.16 [Repealed, 2014 c 227 art 1 s 23]
169.17 EMERGENCY VEHICLE.
169.18 DRIVING RULES.
169.19 TURNING, STARTING, AND SIGNALING.
169.20 RIGHT-OF-WAY.
169.201 YIELD SIGN.
PEDESTRIANS
169.202 BLIND PERSON CARRYING WHITE CANE.
169.21 PEDESTRIAN.
169.212 OPERATION OF ELECTRIC PERSONAL ASSISTIVE MOBILITY DEVICES.
169.215 CROSSING FOR SENIORS OR DISABLED PERSONS.
169.2151 PEDESTRIAN SAFETY CROSSINGS.
169.219 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS.
169.22 HITCHHIKING; SOLICITATION OF BUSINESS.
169.221 [Repealed, 1978 c 739 s 15]
BICYCLES AND MOTORIZED BICYCLES
169.222 OPERATION OF BICYCLE.
169.223 MOTORIZED BICYCLE.
169.224 NEIGHBORHOOD AND MEDIUM-SPEED ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
MOTORIZED FOOT SCOOTER
169.225 MOTORIZED FOOT SCOOTER.
169.228 MS 2012 [Expired, 2008 c 350 art 1 s 35]
169.23 [Repealed, 1965 c 45 s 73]
169.24 [Repealed, 1961 c 561 s 17]
SAFETY ZONES
169.25 SAFETY ZONE.
RAILROAD CROSSINGS
169.26 SPECIAL STOPS AT RAILROAD CROSSING.
169.27 [Repealed, 1976 c 166 s 119]
169.28 CERTAIN VEHICLES TO STOP AT RAILROAD CROSSING.
169.29 CROSSING RAILROAD TRACKS WITH CERTAIN EQUIPMENT.
CONTROLLED-ACCESS AND THROUGH HIGHWAYS
169.30 DESIGNATION OF THROUGH HIGHWAYS.
169.305 CONTROLLED-ACCESS RULES AND PENALTIES.
BUS USE OF SHOULDERS
169.306 USE OF SHOULDERS BY BUSES.
OTHER TRAFFIC RULES
169.31 STOP AT SIDEWALK.
169.315 OPENING AND CLOSING VEHICLE DOOR.
STOPPING, PARKING PROVISIONS
169.32 STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING.
169.33 POLICE MAY MOVE VEHICLE.
169.34 PROHIBITIONS; STOPPING, PARKING.
169.342 GOOD SAMARITAN; EXCEPTION TO STOPPING AND PARKING.
169.345 PARKING PRIVILEGE FOR PHYSICALLY DISABLED.
169.346 DISABILITY PARKING AREAS; CRITERIA, ENFORCEMENT.
169.35 PARKING.
169.36 [Repealed, 2014 c 255 s 21]
OTHER TRAFFIC RULES
169.37 OBSTRUCTING VIEW OF DRIVER.
169.38 [Repealed, 2001 c 24 s 5]
169.39 [Repealed, 2014 c 255 s 21]
169.40 FIRE TRUCK; FIRE STATION.
169.41 CROSSING FIRE HOSE.
169.42 LITTERING; DROPPING OBJECT ON VEHICLE; MISDEMEANOR.
169.421 CIVIL LIABILITY FOR LITTERING.
169.43 SWINGING GATE ON TRUCK.
SCHOOL BUS SAFETY
169.435 OFFICE OF PUPIL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY.
169.44 [Repealed, 1991 c 277 s 18]
169.441 SCHOOL BUS IDENTIFICATION.
169.442 SCHOOL BUS SIGNALS.
169.443 SAFETY OF SCHOOL CHILDREN; BUS DRIVER'S DUTIES.
169.444 SAFETY OF SCHOOL CHILDREN; DUTIES OF OTHER DRIVERS.
169.445 COOPERATION WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT.
169.446 SAFETY OF SCHOOL CHILDREN; TRAINING AND EDUCATION RULES.
169.447 SCHOOL BUS AND HEAD START BUS SAFETY.
169.4475 SPECIAL EVENT SCHOOL BUS USE.
169.448 OTHER BUSES.
169.449 SCHOOL BUS OPERATION.
169.45 [Repealed, 1994 c 647 art 12 s 43]
169.4501 SCHOOL BUS EQUIPMENT STANDARDS.
169.4502 ADDITIONAL MINNESOTA SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS STANDARDS.
169.4503 ADDITIONAL MINNESOTA SCHOOL BUS BODY STANDARDS.
169.4504 ADDITIONAL STANDARDS FOR SPECIALLY EQUIPPED BUS.
169.451 INSPECTING SCHOOL AND HEAD START BUSES; RULES; MISDEMEANOR.
169.4511 SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT AND SUBSEQUENT OPERATION.
169.452 [Repealed, 1998 c 398 art 6 s 38]
169.454 TYPE III VEHICLE STANDARDS.
169.4581 CRIMINAL CONDUCT ON SCHOOL BUS.
169.4582 REPORTABLE OFFENSE ON SCHOOL BUS.
VEHICLE EQUIPMENT, SAFETY
169.46 HITCHING BEHIND VEHICLE.
169.467 MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS; DEFINITIONS.
169.468 VEHICLE SAFETY RULES; FEDERAL SAFETY STANDARDS.
169.469 INJUNCTION.
169.47 UNSAFE EQUIPMENT.
169.471 TELEVISION; HEADPHONES.
169.475 USE OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE.
169.48 VEHICLE LIGHTING.
169.49 HEADLAMPS.
169.50 REAR LAMPS.
169.51 CLEARANCE AND MARKER LAMPS.
169.52 PROJECTING LOAD; LIGHT OR FLAG.
169.522 SLOW-MOVING VEHICLE, SIGN REQUIRED.
169.53 LIGHTS FOR PARKED VEHICLES.
169.54 [Repealed, 1951 c 132 s 1]
169.541 LIGHTING EXEMPTION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT; STANDARDS.
169.55 LIGHTS ON ALL VEHICLES.
169.56 AUXILIARY LIGHTS.
169.57 VEHICLE SIGNALS.
169.58 IDENTIFICATION LAMPS.
169.59 WARNING LIGHTS.
169.60 DISTRIBUTION OF LIGHT.
169.61 COMPOSITE BEAM.
169.62 CERTAIN LIGHTS PERMITTED ON OLD MOTOR VEHICLES.
169.63 NUMBER OF LAMPS.
169.64 PROHIBITED LIGHTS; EXCEPTIONS.
169.65 SPECIFICATIONS FOR LIGHTING AND OTHER DEVICES.
169.66 HEARING ON SPECIFICATIONS.
169.67 BRAKES.
169.672 [Repealed, 1984 c 549 s 34]
169.68 HORN, SIREN.
169.684 SEAT BELT; DECLARATION OF POLICY.
169.685 SEAT BELT; PASSENGER RESTRAINT SYSTEM FOR CHILDREN.
169.686 SEAT BELT USE REQUIRED; PENALTY.
169.69 MUFFLER.
169.691 [Repealed, 1974 c 500 s 2]
169.692 [Repealed, 1974 c 500 s 2]
169.693 MOTOR VEHICLE NOISE LIMITS.
169.70 REAR VIEW MIRROR.
169.71 WINDSHIELD.
169.72 TIRE SURFACE; METAL STUDS.
169.721 UNSAFE TIRES; DEFINITIONS.
169.722 RULES FOR TIRE SAFETY.
169.723 TIRES CONSIDERED UNSAFE.
169.724 PROHIBITION; OPERATING AUTOMOBILE WITH UNSAFE TIRES.
169.725 [Repealed, 2014 c 255 s 21]
169.726 AUTOMOBILE SALE PROHIBITED UNLESS TIRES ARE SAFE.
169.727 UNSAFE TIRES; MISDEMEANOR.
169.73 BUMPERS, SAFEGUARDS.
169.733 WHEEL FLAPS ON TRUCK AND TRAILER.
169.734 AUTOMOBILE FENDERS.
169.74 SAFETY GLASS.
169.743 [Repealed, 2014 c 255 s 21]
169.75 FLARES, FLAGS, OR REFLECTORS REQUIRED.
FIRST AID EQUIPMENT IN POLICE VEHICLES
169.751 DEFINITIONS.
169.752 PATROL MOTOR VEHICLES, FIRST AID EQUIPMENT.
169.753 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TRAINED IN FIRST AID.
169.754 [Repealed, 2014 c 255 s 21]
169.755 [Repealed, 1984 c 549 s 34]
169.76 [Repealed, 1984 c 520 s 26]
TRANSPORTING PRESSURIZED GAS
169.762 PRESSURIZED FLAMMABLE GAS.
VEHICLE INSPECTIONS
169.77 [Repealed, 1993 c 26 s 11]
169.771 SPOT-CHECK OF MOTOR VEHICLE.
169.78 [Repealed, 2014 c 255 s 21]
169.781 ANNUAL COMMERCIAL VEHICLE INSPECTION; INSPECTORS, FEE, PENALTY.
169.782 DAILY COMMERCIAL VEHICLE INSPECTION; PENALTY.
169.783 COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ACCIDENT; REINSPECTION.
169.79 VEHICLE REGISTRATION; DISPLAYING LICENSE PLATES.
VEHICLE INSURANCE
169.791 CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO PRODUCE PROOF OF INSURANCE.
169.792 REVOCATION OF LICENSE FOR FAILURE TO PRODUCE PROOF OF INSURANCE.
169.793 VEHICLE INSURANCE; UNLAWFUL ACTS, PENALTIES.
169.794 [Repealed, 1Sp2003 c 19 art 2 s 79]
169.795 VEHICLE INSURANCE RULES.
169.796 VERIFICATION OF INSURANCE COVERAGE.
169.7961 [Repealed, 2014 c 255 s 21]
169.797 PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO PROVIDE VEHICLE INSURANCE.
169.798 RULES OF COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
169.799 [Repealed, 1Sp2003 c 19 art 2 s 79]
REQUIREMENT TO SHOW RENTAL AGREEMENT
169.7995 FAILURE TO PRODUCE RENTAL OR LEASE AGREEMENT.
SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD RESTRICTIONS AND PERMITS
169.80 SIZE, WEIGHT, LOAD.
169.801 IMPLEMENT OF HUSBANDRY.
169.81 HEIGHT AND LENGTH LIMITATIONS.
169.82 TRAILER EQUIPMENT.
169.822 WEIGHT LIMITATIONS; DEFINITIONS.
169.823 TIRE WEIGHT LIMITS.
169.824 GROSS WEIGHT SCHEDULE.
169.825 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
169.826 GROSS WEIGHT SEASONAL INCREASES.
169.8261 GROSS WEIGHT LIMITATIONS; FOREST PRODUCTS.
169.827 GROSS WEIGHT REDUCTION ON RESTRICTED ROUTE.
169.828 AXLE RESTRICTIONS.
169.829 WEIGHT LIMITS NOT APPLICABLE TO CERTAIN VEHICLES.
169.83 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
169.831 [Repealed, 1976 c 343 s 6]
169.832 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
169.833 [Repealed, 1991 c 339 s 12]
169.834 [Repealed, 1981 c 321 s 12]
169.835 [Repealed, 2014 c 227 art 1 s 23]
169.84 LOAD LIMIT ON BRIDGE.
169.85 WEIGHING; PENALTY.
169.851 WEIGHT RECORD.
169.86 SPECIAL PERMIT TO EXCEED HEIGHT, WIDTH, OR LOAD; FEES.
169.861 [Repealed, 1982 c 617 s 27]
169.862 PERMIT FOR BALED FARM PRODUCT TO EXCEED HEIGHT OR WIDTH.
169.863 SPECIAL PULPWOOD VEHICLE PERMIT.
169.864 SPECIAL PAPER PRODUCTS VEHICLE PERMITS.
169.865 SPECIAL FARM PRODUCTS PERMITS.
169.866 SPECIAL CANOLA-HAULING VEHICLE PERMIT.
169.867 [Repealed, 2014 c 227 art 1 s 23]
169.868 SPECIAL FREIGHT DISTRIBUTION PERMIT.
169.87 SEASONAL LOAD RESTRICTION; ROUTE DESIGNATION.
169.871 EXCESS WEIGHT; CIVIL PENALTY.
169.872 RECEIPT OF CERTAIN OVERWEIGHT LOADS.
169.88 DAMAGES; LIABILITY.
OFFENSES, PENALTIES, AND JUDICIAL PROVISIONS
169.89 PENALTIES.
169.891 JURISDICTION; LIMITATION OF ACTIONS.
169.90 OFFENSES.
169.901 [Repealed, 2001 c 24 s 5]
ARREST AND APPEARANCE PROCEDURES
169.91 ARREST.
169.92 FAILURE TO APPEAR.
169.93 ARREST WITHOUT WARRANT.
RECORDS
169.94 RECORD OF CONVICTION.
169.95 COURT TO KEEP SEPARATE RECORDS OF VIOLATIONS.
UNIFORM INTERPRETATION
169.96 INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT.
UNIVERSITY TRAFFIC RULES
169.965 UNIVERSITY REGENTS TO REGULATE TRAFFIC AND PARKING.
169.966 BOARD TO REGULATE TRAFFIC ON STATE UNIVERSITIES.
CITATION
169.97 CITATION; HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT.
DRIVER IMPROVEMENT CLINICS
169.971 DRIVER IMPROVEMENT CLINICS; DEFINITIONS.
169.972 ESTABLISHMENT OF DRIVER IMPROVEMENT CLINIC; FEES.
169.973 REGULATION OF CLINIC; DIRECTOR.
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
169.974 MOTORCYCLE, MOTOR SCOOTER, MOTOR BIKE.
169.98 POLICE, PATROL, OR SECURITY GUARD VEHICLE.
169.983 [Repealed, 2014 c 255 s 21]
TRAFFIC CITATIONS
169.985 TRAFFIC CITATION QUOTA PROHIBITED.
169.99 UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET.
169.991 [Expired]
169.992 [Expired]
169.993 [Expired]
169.994 [Expired]
169.995 [Expired]
169.996 [Expired]
169.997 [Expired]
169.998 [Expired]
169.999 ADMINISTRATIVE CITATIONS FOR CERTAIN TRAFFIC OFFENSES.

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