286 Highway Safety

    286A Vehicle Equipment Safety Compact--Repealed

    286C Driver License Compact

    286G Driver Education and Training Fund

     287 Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act

     288 Common Carriers, Compulsory Insurance

     289 Used Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories

     290 Abandoned Vehicles

     291 Traffic Violations

    291A Nonresident Violator Compact

    291C Statewide Traffic Code

    291D Adjudication of Infractions

    291E Use of Intoxicants While Operating a Vehicle

    291J Photo Red Light Imaging Detector Systems

     292 Odometer Accuracy and Record Maintenance--Repealed

     293 Bicycles

     294 Motor Vehicle Accident Reparations--Repealed





        Part I.  General Provisions


     286-1 Short title

     286-2 Definitions

     286-3 Powers and duties of the governor

     286-4 Repealed

   286-4.1 Medical advisory board

     286-5 State highway safety council

     286-6 County traffic or highway safety councils

     286-7 County highway safety programs

   286-7.5 Vision Zero

     286-8 Rules and regulations

     286-9 Facilities for physically handicapped persons

    286-10 Arrest or citation

    286-11 Repealed

    286-12 All-terrain vehicle; utility-terrain vehicle;

           permitted use


        Part IA.  Motor Vehicle Regulation

    286-16 Powers and duties

    286-17 Enforcement

    286-18 Rules


        Part II.  Inspection of Vehicles and Mopeds

    286-21 Vehicles and mopeds without required equipment or in

           unsafe condition

    286-22 Inspection by officers of the police department

    286-23 Responsibility for compliance

    286-24 Registered owner's responsibility; registration

           plates as prima facie evidence as to the fault of

           the registered owner

    286-25 Operation of a vehicle or moped without a certificate

           of inspection

    286-26 Certificates of inspection

  286-26.5 Special interest vehicles

    286-27 Permits to operate official inspection stations

    286-28 Fines

    286-29 Improper representation as official

           inspection station

    286-30 False certificates

    286-31 Vehicle inspector; certification; renewal


        Part III.  Registration of Vehicles

    286-41 Application for registration; full faith and

           credit to current certificates; this part not

           applicable to certain equipment

    286-42 County finance director's duties

    286-43 Defacing serial numbers, etc., of motor vehicles

    286-44 Unlawful to possess certain motor vehicles,

           parts, etc.; forfeiture

  286-44.5 Salvage certificate

    286-45 Records of county finance director

    286-46 Tax lien and encumbrance record

    286-47 Certificate of registration; certificate of

           ownership; containers

  286-47.2 Certificate of trailer registration

  286-47.5 Notice of change of address or name; penalty

    286-48 Certificates of ownership of salvaged motor vehicles

    286-49 Registration of vehicles under two or more names

    286-50 Registration of vehicle located outside State;

           correction of errors; fee for correcting errors

    286-51 Registration, expense

  286-51.5 Junking of nonrepairable vehicle

    286-52 Procedure when title of vehicle transferred;

           delivery of certificate mandatory

  286-52.4 Terminal rental adjustment clause; vehicle leases

  286-52.5 Procedure when registration of a trailer transferred

    286-53 Dealers in new motor vehicles

  286-53.1 Boat dealers; trailers without plates

  286-53.5 Permanent registration of fleet vehicles

  286-53.6 Fleet vehicles, fees

    286-54 Out-of-state vehicle permit

    286-55 Certificates lost or mutilated

    286-56 Official cars

  286-56.5 Special license plates for consul or official

           representative of foreign or territorial government

    286-57 Unlawful removal of motor vehicles from State

    286-58 Appeal from finance director's decision

    286-59 Appeal; procedure

    286-60 Rules of procedure; costs; appeal

    286-61 Penalty

    286-62 Special license plates authorized

    286-63 Shape, size and color of plates; how affixed

    286-64 Regulation plates to be surrendered

    286-65 Surrender, transfer, and disposal of special plates

    286-66 Director in charge

    286-67 Fees

    286-68 Interpretation of part

    286-69 Penalty

    286-71 Autocycles


        Part IV.  Safety Equipment

    286-81 Motorcycle, motor scooter, moped, etc.; protective


  286-81.5 Leased or rented moped or motor scooter; flag


    286-82 Penalty

    286-83 Sales of motor vehicle equipment; approval

           and identification required; prohibitions on use

    286-84 Revocation of approval

    286-85 Reconstructed vehicles, approval required

    286-86 Counterfeit air bags


        Part V.  Driver Training School and Driving


    286-91 to 97 Repealed


        Part VI.  Motor Vehicle Driver Licensing

   286-101 Designation of examiner of drivers

 286-101.5 Reciprocal licensing privileges

   286-102 Licensing

 286-102.3 Commercial drivers under the age of twenty-one

 286-102.5 Military Selective Service Act; Selective Service

           System registration

 286-102.6 Provisional license for persons under the age

           of eighteen

   286-103 Restrictions on driver's license; rules and


   286-104 Which persons shall not be licensed

 286-104.5 Limited purpose driver's license, limited purpose

           provisional driver's license, and limited purpose

           instruction permits

   286-105 What persons are exempt from license

   286-106 Expiration of licenses

 286-106.5 Expiration of licenses; out-of-country active

           duty military personnel and dependents

   286-107 License renewals; procedures and requirements

 286-107.5 Reactivation of expired license; fees; road test


   286-108 Examination of applicants

 286-108.4 Driver education and behind-the-wheel driver

           training program

 286-108.5 Repealed

   286-109 General provision governing the issuance of licenses

 286-109.4 Designation of advance health-care directive

 286-109.5 Designation of anatomical gift

 286-109.6 Limited access to driver's license anatomical gift


 286-109.7 Organ and tissue education fee

   286-110 Instruction permits

   286-111 Application for license, provisional license,

           instruction permit, limited purpose driver's license,

           limited purpose provisional driver's license, or

           limited purpose instruction permit; fees

 286-111.5 Voter registration

   286-112 Application of minors; liability of parents or


   286-113 Release from liability

   286-114 Revocation of license, provisional license, or

           instruction permit upon death of person

           signing minor's application

   286-115 Repealed

   286-116 License, insurance identification card, possession,


 286-116.5 Notice of change of address or name; penalty

   286-117 Duplicate permits, provisional licenses, and


   286-118 Records to be kept by the examiner of drivers

 286-118.5 License revoked for operating a vehicle under the

           influence of an intoxicant; eligibility for license


   286-119 Authority of examiner of drivers to suspend

           or revoke licenses

   286-120 Authority of examiner of drivers to cancel licenses

   286-121 Suspending or revoking privileges of nonresident and

           reporting convictions, suspensions, and revocations

   286-122 Suspension of a license; surrender

   286-123 Record of conviction forwarded to examiner of


   286-124 Mandatory revocation of license by a court

   286-125 Discretionary revocation or suspension of license by

           a court

   286-126 Period of suspension or revocation

   286-127 Repealed

   286-128 Evaluation of nonresident driving privileges;

           reports of outside convictions; reports of

           convictions by courts-martial or United States


   286-129 Appeal to circuit court

   286-130 No operation under foreign license during revocation

           or suspension in this State

   286-131 Unlawful use of license

   286-132 Driving while license suspended or revoked

   286-133 Unlawful to permit unauthorized person to drive

   286-134 Employing unlicensed driver

   286-135 Renting motor vehicle to another

   286-136 Penalty

   286-137 District courts to keep records

   286-138 Prohibiting "fixing" of tickets and providing

           penalties therefor; nolle prosequi by prosecuting

           attorney only by motion and approval of court

   286-139 Preferred insurance rate

   286-140 Repealed


        Part VII.  Alcohol, Drugs, and Highway Safety--Repealed

   286-151 to 163 Repealed


        Part VIII.  Traffic Records

   286-171 Statewide traffic records system

   286-172 Furnishing of information


        Part IX.  Pupil Transportation

   286-181 Pupil transportation safety


        Part X.  Miscellaneous Provisions--Repealed

   286-191 Repealed


        Part XI.  Motor Carrier Safety Law

   286-201 Definitions

   286-202 General duties and powers of the director

 286-202.5 Driver improvement program

 286-202.6 Marking of motor carrier vehicles

 286-202.8 Mudguards; protective devices

   286-203 Enforcement

   286-204 Accounts, records, and reports

 286-204.5 Vehicle identification card

   286-205 Reports as evidence

   286-206 Penalty

   286-207 Exemptions, certain vehicles

   286-208 Repealed

   286-209 Safety inspection of motor carrier vehicles

   286-210 Operation of a motor carrier vehicle

           without a safety inspection decal

   286-211 Permits to operate official inspection stations

   286-212 Suspension or revocation of permits

   286-213 Improper representation as official inspection


   286-214 False certificates

   286-215 Fees and charges

   286-216 Fines, fees and charges


        Part XII.  Transportation of Hazardous Materials

   286-221 Definitions

   286-222 General powers

   286-223 Scope

   286-224 Inspections

   286-225 Hazardous materials incident reporting

   286-226 Routes

   286-227 Penalty


        Part XIII.  Commercial Driver Licensing

   286-231 Definitions

   286-232 Limitation on number of driver's licenses

   286-233 Notification requirements

   286-234 Employer responsibilities

   286-235 Commercial driver's license required

 286-235.5 Persons exempt from licensure

   286-236 Commercial driver's license qualification standards

 286-236.5 Renumbered

   286-237 Repealed

   286-238 Application for commercial driver's license or

           commercial learner's permit

 286-238.2 Commercial learner's permit

 286-238.5 Repealed

   286-239 Commercial driver's license

 286-239.5 Reactivation of expired commercial driver's license;

           fees; road test waived

   286-240 Disqualification, cancellation, and downgrade

   286-241 Notification of disqualification, suspension,

           revocation, cancellation, marking medical

           certification status as not-certified, or

           downgrading of commercial driver's licenses or


 286-241.4 Authority of examiner of drivers to suspend, revoke,

           cancel, mark the medical certification status as

           not-certified, or downgrade commercial driver's

           license or permit

 286-241.5 Notification and hearing

 286-241.6 Appeal to circuit court

   286-242 Commercial drivers prohibited from operating with

           any alcohol in their body

   286-243 Implied consent requirements for commercial motor

           vehicle drivers

   286-244 Notification of traffic convictions

   286-245 Driving record information to be recorded and


   286-246 Authority to make rules

   286-247 Authority to enter agreements

   286-248 Reciprocity

   286-249 Penalty


          Part XIV.  Administrative Revocation of Driver's

                   License and Motor Vehicle


   286-251 to 266 Repealed


          Part XV.  Interisland Shipping of Vehicles

   286-271 Interisland shipping of vehicles; proof required


          Part XVI.  Civil Identification Cards

   286-301 Issuance of identification card or temporary card

 286-301.5 Non-compliant identification cards

 286-301.6 Limited purpose identification cards

   286-302 Oaths and investigations

   286-303 Application for identification card

 286-303.5 Voter registration

   286-304 Procedure

   286-305 Contents and characteristics; form

   286-306 Expiration; renewal; replacement

   286-307 Identification cards not to be altered; duties

           of holder; lost certificates

   286-308 Correction or alteration of records and

           identification cards in cases of error or

           subsequent changes concerning names, citizenship,

           description, etc.

   286-309 Rules

   286-310 Forms

   286-311 Custody and use of records; confidential


   286-312 Civil identification card fee special fund

   286-313 Reimbursement to counties




  Red light running committee; report to 2020 legislature.  L 2019, c 131, §2.


Revision Note


  The amendments made to part VI by L 2012, c 310, §§2 (enacting subpart B to part VI), 5 (amending the part VI title), 6 (adding a subpart A title to part VI), and 8 (amending §§286-101, 286-102(e), 286-104, 286-106, 286-107(c), 286-108(a), 286-110(a), 286-112(a) and (c), 286-113, 286-114, and 286-122(a) to change "part" to "subpart") are omitted as the new subpart B added to part VI was renumbered as part XVI pursuant to §23G-15.


Cross References


  Complete streets, see §264-20.5.

  Nonresident violator compact, see chapter 291A.


Law Journals and Reviews


  Intextication:  Txting Whl Drvng.  Does the Punishment Fit the Crime?  32 UH L. Rev. 359 (2010).