Part I. Operation


291-1 Definitions

291-2 Reckless driving of vehicle or riding of animals;


291-3 Repealed

291-3.1 Consuming or possessing intoxicating liquor while

operating motor vehicle or moped

291-3.2 Consuming or possessing intoxicating liquor while a

passenger in a motor vehicle

291-3.3 Storage of opened container containing intoxicating

liquor or consumption at scenic lookout

291-3.4 Exceptions; consumption or possession of intoxicating

liquor while a passenger in a motor vehicle, storage

of opened container containing intoxicating liquor

291-4 to 4.5 Repealed

291-4.6 Driving after license suspended or denied for

noncompliance with an order of support; penalties

291-5 to 7 Repealed

291-8 Freight on motor cars; projection of, prohibited

291-9 Freight; on running board

291-10 Penalty

291-11 Riders and passengers under seven years of age on

motorcycles and motor scooters prohibited; penalty

291-11.5 Child passenger restraints

291-11.6 Mandatory use of seat belts, when, penalty

291-12 Inattention to driving

291-13 Traffic laws apply to persons driving mopeds

291-14 Pickup trucks; passenger restrictions

291-15 Trauma system surcharge

291-16 Safe routes to school program surcharge

291-17 Mobile electronic devices; use while operating a

commercial motor vehicle prohibited


Part II. Equipment

291-21 Repealed

291-21.3 Definitions

291-21.5 Regulation of motor vehicle sun screening devices;


291-22 Regulation of exhaust pipe and muffler

291-23 Penalty

291-24 Motorcycles and mopeds, noisy mufflers; penalty

291-24.5 Motor vehicle muffler

291-24.6 Motor vehicle alarm systems

291-25 Lights for motor vehicles, motorcycles, motor

scooters, motorized bicycles

291-26 Testing lights

291-27 Repealed

291-28 Lights for loads

291-29 Lights for other vehicles

291-30 Spotlights

291-31 Tail lights on vehicles, motorcycles and motor


291-31.5 Blue lights prohibited for motor vehicles, motorcycles,

motor scooters, bicycles, mopeds

291-32 Penalties

291-33 Projections on face of wheels prohibited

291-34 Size of vehicles; width, height, and length

291-35 Gross weight, axle, and wheel loads

291-35.1 Regulation of bumper heights

291-36 Exceptions

291-37 Penalties

291-38 Repealed

291-39 Enforcement


Part III. Parking for Disabled Persons

291-51 Definitions

291-51.3 Reimbursement to counties; agreement with counties

to provide permits

291-51.4 Fraudulent verification of an applicant as a person

with a disability; penalty

291-51.5 Special license plates

291-51.6 Issuance of temporary removable windshield placards

291-51.7 Reciprocity

291-52 Issuance of removable windshield placard

291-52.2 Issuance of a disabled paid parking exemption permit

291-52.5 Issuance of identification card

291-52.6 Replacement of a removable windshield placard,

disabled paid parking exemption permit, or

identification card

291-52.7 Fraudulent manufacture or alteration, sale, issuance,

or use of disability parking permits and

identification cards

291-53 Nontransferability; penalty

291-53.2 Sale or purchase

291-53.3 Confiscation

291-54 Display of removable windshield placards; temporary

removable windshield placards; and disabled paid

parking exemption permit

291-55 Metered parking privileges

291-56 Rules

291-57 Parking spaces reserved for persons with disabilities;


291-58 Requirement to provide parking for persons with

disabilities; penalty

291-59 Enforcement


Part IV. Miscellaneous

291-71 Designation of parking spaces for electric vehicles;

charging system

291-72 Parking spaces reserved for electric vehicles;





For electric vehicle registration, parking, HOV lane use, and rules (repealed June 30, 2020) as provided by L 2012, c 168, 2, see Note following 291-71.


Cross References


Adjudication of traffic infractions, see chapter 291D.

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).


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