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TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

See also MOTOR VEHICLES

Accidents

Generally, see TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

Reports, see TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTS

Adult court traffic offenses, juvenile offenders, Minn. Statutes 2004 260B.225

Arrests, see Violators under this topic

Backing

Controlled access highways, backing onto, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.305

Bicycles, see Traffic regulations under BICYCLES

Bridges, see BRIDGES (STRUCTURES)

Careless driving, see CARELESS DRIVING

Coasting, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.39

Community colleges, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.53

Conflict of laws, state law to prevail, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.022

Criminal vehicular operation, see CRIMINAL VEHICULAR OPERATION

Defenses, motorcyclists

Entering or crossing intersections against red lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Definitions

Highway Traffic Regulation Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Motor vehicle insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.14

Right of way, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Safety of school children, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.444

Driver education, see DRIVER EDUCATION

Driving rules

Bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Buses, operation on freeway or expressway shoulders, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.306

Coasting, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.39

Crossovers, divided highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Drivers' license examination, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.13

Driving left of roadway center, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Firehoses, crossing, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.41

Following vehicles closely, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.03, 2004 169.18, 2004 171.165

Keeping to right, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Laned highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Meeting traffic, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.974

Motorized bicycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.223

Obstructing driver's view, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.37

One-way traffic, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Parking, see same under this topic

Passing, see same under this topic

Signaling, see same under this topic

Slow-moving vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.15, 2004 169.18

Speed limits, see SPEED LIMITS

Standing, see same under this topic

Starting, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19, 2004 169.21

Stopping, see same under this topic

Towing vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Turning, see Turning under this topic

Yielding, see same under this topic

Emergency vehicles, see EMERGENCY VEHICLES

Enforcement of law, racial profiling, Minn. Statutes 2004 626.8471

Examinations, drivers' license applicants, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.13

Fines

County courts, Minn. Statutes 2004 487.33

Petty misdemeanors, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.89

School buses, passing or stopping violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.444

Surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.14, 2004 171.16, 2004 588.01

Following too closely

Commercial drivers' licenses, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.165

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Streetcars, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.03

Headlights, see HEADLIGHTS

Highway Traffic Regulation Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01 to 2004 169.99

Highway work zones, violations while in, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.14

Interpretation of law

Following vehicles too closely, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Generally, uniform laws, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.96

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.04

Private roadways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.05

Lawsuits, negligence, prima facie evidence, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.96

Liability, motor vehicle lessees and lessors

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.2701

Major traffic offenses, juvenile offenders, Minn. Statutes 2004 260B.225

Marine traffic rules, Minn. Statutes 2004 86B.211, 2004 183.44, 2004 260B.225

Military installations, adjutant general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 190.11

National Guard, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 192.31

Ordinances

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.04

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.04

Parking, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.35

State law, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.022

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Weight limits of highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.822

Parking

Bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Brakes, setting, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.36

Community colleges, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.53

Diesel school buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.885

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.03

Good samaritans, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.342

Handicapped persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.041, 2004 169.345, 2004 169.346

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.04

Motor vehicles parked on school grounds, removal, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.02

Motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.974

No curb, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.35

One-way roadways, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.35

Parallel to curb, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.35

Parked vehicles, lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.53

Petroleum transport, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.0314

Prohibited parking

Disabled vehicles, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32, 2004 169.34

Good samaritans, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.342

Motor vehicles, impoundments, see Motor vehicles under IMPOUNDMENTS

Near fire apparatus, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.40

School buses, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32

State universities, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.53, 2004 169.966

Technical colleges, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.53

Trucks, tailgates or tailboards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.43

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Visibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32

Wheels, position, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.36

Passing

Clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.974

Passing on right, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Passing vehicles stopped for pedestrians, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Peace officer duties

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.04

Traffic, directing, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.28, 2004 169.29, 2004 169.34

Posting (notices), local ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.04

Prima facie evidence, negligence, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.96

Public information and education programs, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.219

Railroad stop crossings, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.20, 2004 219.22

Reckless driving, see RECKLESS DRIVING

Right of way

Approaching intersections, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.212

Blind persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.202, 2004 256C.03

Controlled intersections, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Deaf persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 256C.03

Drivers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21

Electric personal assistive mobility devices, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.212

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Entering roadway, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Funeral processions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Motor vehicles crossing to turn, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19

National Guard, Minn. Statutes 2004 192.31

Pedestrian crossings, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21, 2004 169.31

School children, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21

Sidewalks, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.212, 2004 169.31

Speeding traffic, forfeit, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Stop signs, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Transit buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Turning, left turns, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Uncontrolled intersections, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Safety patrol, see SCHOOL SAFETY PATROL

Safety zones, driving through, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.25

Signaling

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19

School buses

Lights, see under SCHOOL BUSES

Stop signal arms, see under SCHOOL BUSES

Signal lamps or devices, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19

Speed limit, see SPEED LIMITS

Standing

Brakes, setting, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.36

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.03

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.04

Prohibited standing, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32, 2004 169.34

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Visibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32

Wheels, position, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.36

Starting

Adult crossing guards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21

Parked cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19

State universities, see STATE UNIVERSITIES

Stopping

At sidewalks, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.31

At yield signs, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.201

Blind persons, right of way, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.202, 2004 256C.03

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.03

Good samaritans, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.342

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.04

Pedestrians, right of way, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21, 2004 169.31

Prohibited stopping, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32, 2004 169.34, 2004 169.342

Railroad crossings, see Stopping at under RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Right of way, see same under this topic

School safety patrol, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21

Signaling, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19

Streetcars, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.03

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Visibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32

Stops

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Emergency vehicles, proceeding past, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.03

Place, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Red circular signal, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Red flashing signal, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Work zone flaggers, stopping and holding vehicles in place, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Tailgating, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.03, 2004 169.18, 2004 171.165

Technical colleges, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.53

Toll facilities, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.90

Traffic accident reports, see TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTS

Traffic flow

Interfering with, opening of motor vehicle doors, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.315

Traffic, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Turning

Bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18, 2004 169.19

Green arrow signal, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Green circular signal, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Lane changes, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19

Laned highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.18

Left turns, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06, 2004 169.18 to 2004 169.20

Markers, buttons, or signs, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19

Right of way, see same under this topic

Right turns, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06, 2004 169.19

Signaling, see same under this topic

U-turns, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19, 2004 169.305

University of Minnesota, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.02, 2004 169.022, 2004 169.965

Violations and penalties

Arrests, see Violators under this topic

Careless driving, see CARELESS DRIVING

Chargeable traffic violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.133

Committing, attempting to commit, conspiring, aiding, causing, or permitting offense, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.90

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.95

Criminal vehicular operation, see CRIMINAL VEHICULAR OPERATION

Depriving motorcycle use of full lane, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.974

District court, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.95

Driving while impaired, see DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.89, 2004 171.16, 2004 299D.03, 2004 588.01

Following too closely, commercial drivers, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.165

Fresh pursuit, Minn. Statutes 2004 626.71

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.796, 2004 171.16, 2004 171.17

Gross misdemeanors, pedestrian crosswalks, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21

Habitual violation, suspension of drivers' license, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.18

Hennepin County Municipal Court, locations, Minn. Statutes 2004 488A.01

High-occupancy vehicle lane, single occupant vehicle user, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.93

Juvenile offenders, see Violators under this topic

Lane change violations, commercial drivers, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.165

Liability, motor vehicle lessees and lessors, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.2701

Local penalties, conformity with state regulations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.022

Major traffic offenses, juveniles, Minn. Statutes 2004 260B.225

Misdemeanors, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21, 2004 169.89, 2004 169.891

Motor vehicle insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.133, 2004 65B.15

Motor vehicle owners, requiring or permitting offense by others, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.90

Motorcycles, driving rules violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.974

Moving violations

Commercial drivers licenses, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.165

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.14, 2004 171.04

Drivers' licenses and permits, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.055

Four in previous three-year period, school bus drivers, Minn. Statutes 2004 631.40

Impoundment of license plates, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.041

Information about, use in cancellation or reduction of insurance coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.16

Minor drivers, licenses and permits, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 169A.55, 2004 171.04, 2004 171.05

Motor vehicle insurance, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.15

School bus drivers, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02, 2004 171.3215

Suspension of drivers license, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.041

Negligence, prima facie evidence, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.96

Parking violations

County courts, prosecutions in, fee exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 487.31

Fines, county courts, Minn. Statutes 2004 487.33

Handicapped parking violations, fine, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.346

Removal of parked vehicles, peace officers, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.33

Towing, waiting period exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.041

Passing violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21, 2004 169.444

Peace officers' orders or directions, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.02

Petty misdemeanors

Conviction, fine, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.89

Endangerment, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.99

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.891

Retroactivity, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.89

School buses, passing violations by other drivers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.444

Statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.891

Traffic tickets, notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.99

Trial by judge, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.89

Two or more offenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.89

Presence of car, violation by registered owner, Minn. Statutes 2004 459.14

Presumptions, school buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.444

Reckless driving, see RECKLESS DRIVING

Records, Public Safety Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.12

Red lights, motorcyclists, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.444, 2004 169.95

Right of way violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20, 2004 169.21

Safety zones, driving through, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.25

School bus safety regulations, see Safety under SCHOOL BUSES

Standing vehicles, violations, removal, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.33

Stopping violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.444

Tickets, see TRAFFIC TICKETS

Yielding violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20, 2004 169.21

Violators

Appearance in court, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.91, 2004 169.92

Arrests, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.91, 2004 169.93

Convictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.94

Handicapped parking violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.346

Juvenile offenders

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.16

Suspension of drivers' license, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.16

Youth-oriented driver improvement clinics, see under DRIVER EDUCATION

Ordinances, revocation of drivers' licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.17

Yielding

Buses operated on freeway or expressway shoulders, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.306

Drivers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21

Electric personal assistive mobility devices, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.212

Green arrow signals, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Green circular signals, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Intersections, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.20

Motor vehicles crossing bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.19

Pedestrian crossings, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.21, 2004 169.219, 2004 171.13

Red circular signals, right turns, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.06

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.201

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

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