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TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

See also MOTOR VEHICLES

"Blocking the box," prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.15

Accidents

Generally, see TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

Reports, see TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTS

Adult court traffic offenses, juvenile offenders, Minn. Statutes 2013 260B.225

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Rules 6102.0050

Application of law

Forest campgrounds, Minn. Rules 6100.1900

Forest day use areas, Minn. Rules 6100.1900

State parks, Minn. Rules 6100.1900

Arrests, see Violators under this topic

Backing, controlled access highways, backing onto, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.305

Ban on driving, severe motor fuel emergency, Minn. Rules 7620.0730

Bicycles, see Traffic regulations under BICYCLES

Bicycles, Minn. Rules 7410.4200, 8810.6300

Bridges, see BRIDGES (STRUCTURES)

Careless driving, see CARELESS DRIVING

Coasting, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.39

Conflict of laws, state law to prevail, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.022

Conviction for violations, commercial drivers' license disqualification, Minn. Rules 7409.0200

Criminal vehicular operation, see CRIMINAL VEHICULAR OPERATION

Defenses, motorcyclists, entering or crossing intersections against red lights, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06

Definitions

Drivers' licenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.04

Highway Traffic Regulation Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.011

Motor vehicle insurance, Minn. Statutes 2013 65B.14

Right of way, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.20

Safety of school children, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.444

Driver education, see DRIVER EDUCATION

Driver education, Minn. Rules 7411.0100 to 7411.7700

Drivers' licenses, sanctions for violations, see DRIVERS LICENSES

Driving ban, motor vehicle fuel, severe emergencies, Minn. Rules 7620.0730

Driving rules

Buses, operation on freeway or expressway shoulders, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.306

Coasting, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.39

Drivers' license examination, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.13

Firehoses, crossing, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.41

Following vehicles closely, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.03, 2013 169.18

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.18

Intersections, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.15

Laned highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.13

Motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.974

Motorized bicycles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.223

Motorized foot scooters, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.225

Obstructing driver's view, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.37

Parking, see same under this topic

Passing, see same under this topic

Signaling, see same under this topic

Slow-moving vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.15, 2013 169.18

Speed limits, see SPEED LIMITS

Standing, see same under this topic

Starting, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19, 2013 169.21

Stopping, see same under this topic

Turning, see Turning under this topic

Yielding, see same under this topic

Driving rules

Driver's license examinations, Minn. Rules 7410.4200, 7410.4400, 7410.4820

Slow-moving vehicles, Minn. Rules 7410.4200, 7410.4500

Driving while impaired, see DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED

Emergency vehicles, see EMERGENCY VEHICLES

Enforcement of law, racial profiling, Minn. Statutes 2013 626.8471

Evidence, negligence, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.96

Examinations, drivers' license applicants, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.13

Film rental fees, see PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT

Fines

Petty misdemeanors, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.34, 2013 169.89

School buses, passing or stopping violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.444

Surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.14, 2013 171.16, 2013 588.01

Flaggers, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06

Following too closely

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.18

Streetcars, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.03

Headlights, see HEADLIGHTS

Headphones in vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.471

Highway Traffic Regulation Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.011 to 2013 169.99

Highway work zones, violations while in, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.14

Lawsuits, negligence, prima facie evidence, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.96

Liability, motor vehicle lessees and lessors, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 168.2701

Limousines, operation, Minn. Rules 8880.0900

Major traffic offenses, juvenile offenders, Minn. Statutes 2013 260B.225

Marine traffic rules, Minn. Statutes 2013 86B.211, 2013 260B.225

Military installations, adjutant general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 190.11

Minnesota Zoo, compliance with posted rules, Minn. Rules 9900.6200 to 9900.7000

Motorcycle road guards, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.60

Motorized foot scooters, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.225

National Guard, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.31

Off-highway motorcycles, see Off-highway motorcycles under MOTORCYCLES

Off-road vehicles, Minn. Rules 6102.0050

Ordinances

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 168B.035

Parking, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.35

State law, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.022

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Weight limits of highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.822

Overdimensional load escort drivers, see under DRIVERS

Parking facilities, see PARKING FACILITIES

Parking

Bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.18, 2013 169.34

Brakes, setting, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.36

Diesel school buses, Minn. Statutes 2013 123B.885

Disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.345, 2013 169.346

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.03

Good samaritans, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.342

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 168B.035

Motor vehicles parked on school grounds, removal, Minn. Statutes 2013 123B.02

Motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.974

No curb, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.35

One-way roadways, ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.35

Parallel to curb, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.35

Parked vehicles, lights, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.53

Petroleum transport, Minn. Statutes 2013 221.0314

Prohibited parking

Bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.34

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.32, 2013 169.34

Good samaritans, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.342

Motor vehicles, impoundments, see Motor vehicles under IMPOUNDMENTS

Near fire apparatus, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.40

State colleges and universities, Minn. Statutes 2013 136F.53, 2013 169.966

Trucks, tailgates or tailboards, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.43

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Visibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.32

Wheels, position, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.36

Parking

Driver's license road tests, Minn. Rules 7410.4820, 7410.4880

Violations and penalties, Minn. Rules 7411.0100

Passing

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.18

Motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.974

Motorized foot scooters, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.225

Passing vehicles stopped for pedestrians, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21

Speed limits, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.14

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Peace officer duties

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 168B.035

Traffic, directing, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06, 2013 169.28, 2013 169.29, 2013 169.34

Pilot/escort vehicle drivers, see Overdimensional load escort drivers under DRIVERS

Posting (notices), local ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2013 168B.035

Private roadways, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.05

Public information and education programs, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.219

Railroad crossings, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Railroad stop crossings, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.20, 2013 219.22

Railroad yield crossings, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.20

Reckless driving, see RECKLESS DRIVING

Right of way, driver's license road tests, Minn. Rules 7410.4820, 7410.4880

Right of way

Bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.212

Blind persons, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.202, 2013 256C.03

Deaf persons, Minn. Statutes 2013 256C.03

Drivers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21

Electric personal assistive mobility devices, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.212

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.20

Motor vehicles crossing to turn, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19

National Guard, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.31

Pedestrian crossings, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21, 2013 169.31

School children, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21

Sidewalks, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.212, 2013 169.31

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Safety patrol, see SCHOOL SAFETY PATROL

Safety zones, driving through, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.25

School safety patrol, Minn. Rules 7415.0500 to 7415.0800

Scooters, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.225

Shoulders, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.306

Signaling

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19

School buses

Lights, see under SCHOOL BUSES

Stop signal arm systems, see under SCHOOL BUSES

Signal lamps or devices, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19

Speed limit, see SPEED LIMITS

Speed limit

Reduction, severe fuel emergencies, Minn. Rules 7620.0720

Strict enforcement, motor vehicle fuel emergencies, Minn. Rules 7620.0670

Standing

Brakes, setting, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.36

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.03

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 168B.035

Prohibited standing, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.32, 2013 169.34

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Visibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.32

Wheels, position, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.36

Starting

Adult crossing guards, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21

Parked cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19

State colleges and universities, Minn. Statutes 2013 136F.53, 2013 136F.54, 2013 169.966

Stopping

At sidewalks, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.31

At yield signs, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.201

Blind persons, right of way, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.202, 2013 256C.03

Emergency vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.03

Good samaritans, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.342

Local authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 168B.035

Pedestrians, right of way, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21, 2013 169.31

Prohibited stopping, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.32, 2013 169.34, 2013 169.342

Railroad crossings, see Stopping at under RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Right of way, see same under this topic

School safety patrol, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21

Signaling, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19

Streetcars, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.03

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Visibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.32

Stops

Emergency vehicles, proceeding past, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.03

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06

Tailgating, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.03, 2013 169.18, 2013 171.165

Television screens in vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.471

Texting while driving, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.011, 2013 169.475

Toll facilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.90

Towing, freeway service patrol, Minn. Statutes 2013 168B.035

Traffic accident reports, see TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTS

Traffic flow, interfering with, opening of motor vehicle doors, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.315

Turning

Bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.18, 2013 169.19

Green arrow signal, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06

Green circular signal, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06

Lane changes, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19

Laned highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.18

Left turns

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06, 2013 169.18 to 2013 169.20

Motorized foot scooters, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.225

Markers, buttons, or signs, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19

Right of way, see same under this topic

Right turns, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06, 2013 169.19

Signaling, see same under this topic

U-turns, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19, 2013 169.305

University of Minnesota, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.02, 2013 169.022, 2013 169.965

Violations and penalties

Arrests, see Violators under this topic

Careless driving, see CARELESS DRIVING

Cellular telephones, minor drivers, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.05

Chargeable traffic violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 65B.133

Commercial drivers, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.163, 2013 171.168

Committing, attempting to commit, conspiring, aiding, causing, or permitting offense, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.90

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.95

Court fees, surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 357.021

Criminal vehicular operation, see CRIMINAL VEHICULAR OPERATION

Depriving motorcycle use of full lane, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.974

District court, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.95

Driving while impaired, see DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.89, 2013 171.16, 2013 299D.03, 2013 588.01

Fresh pursuit, Minn. Statutes 2013 626.71

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.16, 2013 171.17

Gross misdemeanors, pedestrian crosswalks, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21

Habitual violation, suspension of drivers' license, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.18

High-occupancy vehicle lane, single occupant vehicle user, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.93

Juvenile offenders, see Violators under this topic

Local penalties, conformity with state regulations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.022

Major traffic offenses, juveniles, Minn. Statutes 2013 260B.225

Misdemeanors, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21, 2013 169.89, 2013 169.891

Motor vehicle insurance, Minn. Statutes 2013 65B.133, 2013 65B.15

Motor vehicle owners, requiring or permitting offense by others, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.90

Motorcycles, driving rules violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.974

Motorized foot scooters, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.225

Moving violations

Drivers' licenses and permits, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.04, 2013 171.055, 2013 609B.263, 2013 609B.265

Four in previous three-year period, school bus drivers, Minn. Statutes 2013 631.40

Impoundment of license plates, Minn. Statutes 2013 168.041

Information about, use in cancellation or reduction of insurance coverage, Minn. Statutes 2013 65B.16

Minor drivers, licenses and permits, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 169A.55, 2013 171.04, 2013 171.05

Motor carriers of railroad employees, Minn. Statutes 2013 221.0255

Motor vehicle insurance, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2013 65B.15

School bus drivers, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.448, 2013 171.02, 2013 171.3215

Suspension of drivers license, Minn. Statutes 2013 168.041

Negligence, prima facie evidence, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.96

Parking violations

Disability parking violations, fine, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.346

Petty misdemeanors, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.34

Removal of parked vehicles, peace officers, powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.33

Towing of vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 168B.035

Passing violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21, 2013 169.444

Payment by dishonored check, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.18

Peace officers' orders or directions, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.02

Petty misdemeanors

Endangerment, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.99

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.89

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.891

School buses, passing violations by other drivers, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.444

Statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.891

Stopping, standing, and parking, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.34

Traffic tickets, notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.99

Presence of car, violation by registered owner, Minn. Statutes 2013 459.14

Presumptions, school buses, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.444

Reckless driving, see RECKLESS DRIVING

Records, Public Safety Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.12

Red lights, motorcyclists, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.444, 2013 169.95

Right of way violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.20, 2013 169.21

Safety zones, driving through, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.25

School bus safety regulations, see Safety under SCHOOL BUSES

Standing vehicles

Petty misdemeanors, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.34

Violations, removal, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.33

Stopping violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.34, 2013 169.444, 2013 169.999

Tickets, see TRAFFIC TICKETS

Yielding violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.20, 2013 169.21

Violations and penalties

Definitions, driver education, Minn. Rules 7411.0100

Driver's license road tests, failure, Minn. Rules 7410.5320

Parking violations, defined as parking or motor vehicle equipment offenses, driver education, Minn. Rules 7411.0100

School bus safety

Driver's license revocation, Minn. Rules 7409.1500

Driver's license suspension, Minn. Rules 7409.2250

Violators

Appearance in court, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.91, 2013 169.92

Arrests, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.91, 2013 169.93

Convictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.94

Disability parking violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.346

Juvenile offenders

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.16

Suspension of drivers' license, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.16

Youth-oriented driver improvement clinics, see under DRIVER EDUCATION

Ordinances, revocation of drivers' licenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.17

Wireless communications devices, use, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.011, 2013 169.475

Yielding

Buses operated on freeway or expressway shoulders, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.306

Drivers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21

Electric personal assistive mobility devices, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.212

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.06

Intersections, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.20

Motor vehicles crossing bicycle ways, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.19

Pedestrian crossings, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.21, 2013 169.219, 2013 171.13

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.201

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

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