North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 20 Motor Vehicles

Article 1 - Division of Motor Vehicles.

  • § 20-1   Division of Motor Vehicles established
    The Division of Motor Vehicles of the Department of Transportation is established. This Chapter sets out the powers and duties of the Division. (1941, c....
  • § 20-2   Commissioner of Motor Vehicles; rules
    (a) Commissioner and Assistants. The Division of Motor Vehicles shall be administered by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, who shall be appointed by and serve...
  • § 20-3   Organization of Division
    The Commissioner, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, shall organize and administer the Division in such manner as he...
  • § 20-3.1   Purchase of additional airplanes
    The Division of Motor Vehicles shall not purchase additional airplanes without the express authorization of the General Assembly. (1963, c. 911, s. 1 1/2; 1971,...
  • § 20-4   Repealed by Session Laws 2002-190, s. 4, effective January 1, 2003
  • § 20-4.01   Definitions
    Unless the context requires otherwise, the following definitions apply throughout this Chapter to the defined words and phrases and their cognates: (1a) Alcohol. Any substance...

Article 1A - Reciprocity Agreements as to Registration and Licensing.

Article 1B - Reciprocal Provisions as to Arrest of Nonresidents.

Article 1C - Drivers License Compact.

Article 2 - Uniform Driver's License Act.

Article 2A - Afflicted, Disabled or Handicapped Persons.

Article 2B - Special Identification Cards for Nonoperators.

  • § 20-37.7   Special identification card
    (a) Eligibility. A person who is a resident of this State is eligible for a special identification card. (b) Application. To obtain a special identification...
  • § 20-37.8   Fraudulent use prohibited
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to use a false or fictitious name or give a false or fictitious address in any application...
  • § 20-37.9   Notice of change of address or name
    (a) Address. A person whose address changes from the address stated on a special identification card must notify the Division of the change within 60...

Article 2C - Commercial Driver License.

  • § 20-37.10   Title of Article
    This Article may be cited as the Commercial Driver License Act. (1989, c. 771, s. 2.)
  • § 20-37.11   Purpose
    The purpose of this Article is to implement the federal Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986, 49 U.S.C. Chapter 36, and reduce or prevent...
  • § 20-37.12   Commercial drivers license required
    (a) On or after April 1, 1992, no person shall operate a commercial motor vehicle on the highways of this State unless he has first...
  • § 20-37.13   Commercial drivers license qualification standards
    (a) No person shall be issued a commercial drivers license unless he: (1) Is a resident of this State; (2) Is 21 years of age;...
  • § 20-37.14   Nonresident commercial driver license
    The Division may issue a nonresident commercial driver license (NRCDL) to a resident of a foreign jurisdiction if the United States Secretary of Transportation has...
  • § 20-37.15   Application for commercial drivers license
    (a) An application for a commercial drivers license must include the information required by G.S. 20‑7 for a regular drivers license and a consent to...
  • § 20-37.16   Content of license; classifications and endorsements; fees
    (a) A commercial drivers license must be marked "Commercial Drivers License" or "CDL" and must contain the information required by G.S. 20‑7 for a regular...
  • § 20-37.17   Record check and notification of license issuance
    Before issuing a commercial driver license, the Division shall obtain driving record information from the Commercial Driver License Information System (CDLIS), the National Driver Register,...
  • § 20-37.18   Notification required by driver
    (a) Any driver holding a commercial driver license issued by this State who is convicted of violating any State law or local ordinance relating to...
  • § 20-37.19   Employer responsibilities
    (a) Each employer shall require the applicant to provide the information specified in G.S. 20‑37.18(c). (b) No employer shall knowingly allow, permit, or authorize a...
  • § 20-37.20   Notification of traffic convictions
    (a) Out‑of‑state Resident. Within 10 days after receiving a report of the conviction of any nonresident holder of a commercial driver license for any violation...
  • § 20-37.20A   Driving record notation for testing positive in a drug or alcohol test
    Upon receipt of notice pursuant to G.S. 20‑37.19(c) of positive result in an alcohol or drug test of a person holding a commercial drivers license,...
  • § 20-37.20B   Appeal of disqualification for testing positive in a drug or alcohol test
    Following receipt of notice pursuant to G.S. 20‑37.19(c) of a positive test in an alcohol or drug test, the Division shall notify the driver of...
  • § 20-37.21   Penalties
    (a) Any person who drives a commercial motor vehicle in violation of G.S. 20‑37.12 shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor and, upon conviction,...
  • § 20-37.22   Rule making authority
    The Division may adopt any rules necessary to carry out the provisions of this Article. (1989, c. 771, s. 2.)
  • § 20-37.23   Authority to enter agreements
    The Commissioner shall have the authority to execute or make agreements, arrangements, or declarations to carry out the provisions of this Article. (1989, c. 771,...
  • § 20-38   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39

Article 2D - Implied-Consent Offense Procedures.

  • § 20-38.1   Applicability
    The procedures set forth in this Article shall be followed for the investigation and processing of an implied‑consent offense as defined in G.S. 20‑16.2. The...
  • § 20-38.2   Investigation
    A law enforcement officer who is investigating an implied‑consent offense or a vehicle crash that occurred in the officer's territorial jurisdiction is authorized to investigate...
  • § 20-38.3   Police processing duties
    Upon the arrest of a person, with or without a warrant, but not necessarily in the order listed, a law enforcement officer: (1) Shall inform...
  • § 20-38.4   Initial appearance
    (a) Appearance Before a Magistrate. Except as modified in this Article, a magistrate shall follow the procedures set forth in Article 24 of Chapter 15A...
  • § 20-38.5   Facilities
    (a) The Chief District Court Judge, the Department of Health and Human Services, the district attorney, and the sheriff shall: (1) Establish a written procedure...
  • § 20-38.6   Motions and district court procedure
    (a) The defendant may move to suppress evidence or dismiss charges only prior to trial, except the defendant may move to dismiss the charges for...
  • § 20-38.7   Appeal to superior court
    (a) The State may appeal to superior court any district court preliminary determination granting a motion to suppress or dismiss. If there is a dispute...

Article 3 - Motor Vehicle Act of 1937.

Article 3A - Safety and Emissions Inspection Program.

Article 3B - Permanent Weighing Stations and Portable Scales.

Article 3C - Vehicle Equipment Safety Compact.

  • § 20-183.13   Compact enacted into law; form of Compact
    The Vehicle Equipment Safety Compact is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein in the form substantially as...
  • § 20-183.14   Legislative findings
    The General Assembly finds that: (1) The public safety necessitates the continuous development, modernization and implementation of standards and requirements of law relating to vehicle...
  • § 20-183.15   Approval of rules and regulations by General Assembly required
    Pursuant to Article V(e) of the Vehicle Equipment Safety Compact, it is the intention of this State and it is hereby provided that no rule,...
  • § 20-183.16   Compact Commissioner
    The Commissioner of this State on the Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission shall be the Secretary of Transportation or such other officer of the Department of...
  • § 20-183.17   Cooperation of State agencies authorized
    Within appropriations available therefor, the departments, agencies and officers of the government of this State may cooperate with and assist the Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission...
  • § 20-183.18   Filing of documents
    Filing of documents as required by Article III(j) of the Compact shall be with the Secretary of State. (1963, c. 1167, s. 6.)
  • § 20-183.19   Budget procedure
    Pursuant to Article VI(a) of the Compact, the Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission shall submit its budgets to the Director of the Budget. (1963, c. 1167,...
  • § 20-183.20   Inspection of financial records of Commission
    Pursuant to Article VI(e) of the Compact, the operations of the Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission shall be subject to the oversight of the State Auditor...
  • § 20-183.21   "Executive head" defined
    The term "executive head" as used in Article IX(b) of the Compact shall, with reference to this State, mean the Governor. (1963, c. 1167, s.

Article 4 - State Highway Patrol.

Article 5 - Enforcement of Collection of Judgments against Irresponsible Drivers of Motor Vehicles.

Article 6 - Giving Publicity to Highway Traffic Laws through the Public Schools.

Article 6A - Motor Carriers of Migratory Farm Workers.

Article 7 - Miscellaneous Provisions Relating to Motor Vehicles.

Article 7A - Post-Towing Procedures.

  • § 20-219.9   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context clearly requires otherwise: (1) "Tow" in any of its forms includes to remove a vehicle by any...
  • § 20-219.10   Coverage of Article
    (a) This Article applies to each towing of a vehicle that is carried out pursuant to G.S. 115C‑46(d) or G.S. 143‑340(19), or pursuant to the...
  • § 20-219.11   Notice and probable cause hearing
    (a) Whenever a vehicle with a valid registration plate or registration is towed as provided in G.S. 20‑219.10, the authorizing person shall immediately notify the...
  • § 20-219.12   Option to pay or post bond
    At any stage in the proceedings, including before the probable cause hearing, the owner may obtain possession of his vehicle by: (1) Paying the towing...
  • § 20-219.13   Hearing on lien
    The tower may seek to enforce his lien or the owner may seek to contest the lien pursuant to Chapter 44A. (1983, c. 420, s.
  • § 20-219.14   Payment to tower guaranteed
    Every agency whose law‑enforcement officers act pursuant to this Article, G.S. 115D‑21, 116‑44.4, 116‑229, 153A‑132, or 160A‑ 303 shall by contract or rules provide compensation...

Article 8 - Habitual Offenders.

Article 8A - Issuance of New Licenses to Persons Adjudged Habitual Offenders.

Article 9 - Motor Vehicle Safety and Financial Responsibility Act.

Article 9A - Motor Vehicle Safety and Financial Responsibility Act of 1953.

  • § 20-279.1   Definitions
    The following words and phrases, when used in this Article, shall, for the purposes of this Article, have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in...
  • § 20-279.2   Commissioner to administer Article; appeal to court
    (a) The Commissioner shall administer and enforce the provisions of this Article and may make rules and regulations necessary for its administration and shall provide...
  • § 20-279.3   Commissioner to furnish operating record
    The Commissioner shall upon request furnish any person a certified abstract of the operating record of any person required to comply with the provisions of...
  • § 20-279.4   Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 191, s. 4
  • § 20-279.5   Security required unless evidence of insurance; when security determined; suspension; exceptions
    (a) When the Division receives a report of a reportable accident under G.S. 20‑166.1, the Commissioner must determine whether the owner or driver of a...
  • § 20-279.6   Further exceptions to requirement of security
    The requirements as to security and suspension in G.S. 20‑ 279.5 shall not apply: (1) To the operator or the owner of a motor vehicle...
  • § 20-279.6A   Minors
    In determining whether or not any of the exceptions set forth in G.S. 20‑279.6 have been satisfied, in the case of accidents involving minors, the...
  • § 20-279.7   Duration of suspension
    The license and nonresident's operating privilege suspended as provided in G.S. 20‑279.5 shall remain so suspended and shall not be renewed nor shall any such...
  • § 20-279.7A   Forms to carry statement concerning perjury
    A person who makes a false affidavit or falsely sworn or affirmed statement concerning information required to be submitted under this Article commits a Class...
  • § 20-279.8   Application to nonresidents, unlicensed drivers, unregistered motor vehicles and accidents in other states
    (a) In case the operator or the owner of a motor vehicle involved in an accident within this State has no license, or is a...
  • § 20-279.9   Form and amount of security
    The security required under this Article shall be in such form and in such amount as the Commissioner may require but in no case in...
  • § 20-279.10   Custody, disposition and return of security; escheat
    (a) Security deposited in compliance with the requirements of this Article shall be placed by the Commissioner in the custody of the State Treasurer and...
  • § 20-279.11   Matters not to be evidence in civil suits
    Neither the information on financial responsibility contained in an accident report, the action taken by the Commissioner pursuant to this Article, the findings, if any,...
  • § 20-279.12   Courts to report nonpayment of judgments
    Whenever any person fails within 60 days to satisfy any judgment, upon the written request of the judgment creditor or his attorney it shall be...
  • § 20-279.13   Suspension for nonpayment of judgment; exceptions
    (a) The Commissioner, upon the receipt of a certified copy of a judgment, which has remained unsatisfied for a period of 60 days, shall forthwith...
  • § 20-279.14   Suspension to continue until judgments satisfied
    Such license and nonresident's operating privilege shall remain so suspended and shall not be renewed, nor shall any such license be thereafter issued in the...
  • § 20-279.15   Payment sufficient to satisfy requirements
    In addition to other methods of satisfaction provided by law, judgments herein referred to shall, for the purpose of this Article, be deemed satisfied: (1)...
  • § 20-279.16   Installment payment of judgments; default
    (a) A judgment debtor upon due notice to the judgment creditor may apply to the court in which such judgment was rendered for the privilege...
  • § 20-279.17   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 866
  • § 20-279.18   Alternate methods of giving proof
    Proof of financial responsibility when required under this Article with respect to a motor vehicle or with respect to a person who is not the...
  • § 20-279.19   Certificate of insurance as proof
    Proof of financial responsibility may be furnished by filing with the Commissioner the written certificate of any insurance carrier duly authorized to do business in...
  • § 20-279.20   Certificate furnished by nonresident as proof
    (a) The nonresident owner of a motor vehicle not registered in this State may give proof of financial responsibility by filing with the Commissioner a...
  • § 20-279.21   "Motor vehicle liability policy" defined
    (a) A "motor vehicle liability policy" as said term is used in this Article shall mean an owner's or an operator's policy of liability insurance,...
  • § 20-279.22   Notice of cancellation or termination of certified policy
    When an insurance carrier has certified a motor vehicle liability policy under G.S. 20‑279.19 or a policy under G.S. 20‑279.20, the insurance so certified shall...
  • § 20-279.23   Article not to affect other policies
    (a) This Article shall not be held to apply to or affect policies of automobile insurance against liability which may now or hereafter be required...
  • § 20-279.24   Bond as proof
    (a) Proof of financial responsibility may be furnished by filing with the Commissioner the bond of a surety company duly authorized to transact business in...
  • § 20-279.25   Money or securities as proof
    (a) Proof of financial responsibility may be evidenced by the certificate of the State Treasurer that the person named therein has deposited with him eighty‑five...
  • § 20-279.26   Owner may give proof for others
    Whenever any person required to give proof of financial responsibility hereunder is or later becomes an operator in the employ of any owner, or is...
  • § 20-279.27   Substitution of proof
    The Commissioner shall consent to the cancellation of any bond or certificate of insurance or the Commissioner shall direct and the State Treasurer shall return...
  • § 20-279.28   Other proof may be required
    Whenever any proof of financial responsibility filed under the provisions of this Article no longer fulfills the purposes for which required, the Commissioner shall for...
  • § 20-279.29   Duration of proof; when proof may be canceled or returned
    The Commissioner shall upon request consent to the immediate cancellation of any bond or certificate of insurance, or the Commissioner shall direct and the State...
  • § 20-279.30   Surrender of license
    Any person whose license shall have been suspended as herein provided, or whose policy of insurance or bond, when required under this Article, shall have...
  • § 20-279.31   Other violations; penalties
    (a) The Commissioner shall suspend the license of a person who fails to report a reportable accident, as required by G.S. 20‑166.1, until the Division...
  • § 20-279.32   Exceptions
    This Article does not apply to a motor vehicle registered under G.S. 20‑382 by a for‑hire motor carrier. This Article does not apply to any...
  • § 20-279.32A   Exception of school bus drivers
    The provisions of this Article shall not apply to school bus drivers with respect to accidents or collisions in which they are involved while operating...
  • § 20-279.33   Self-insurers
    (a) Any person in whose name more than 25 motor vehicles are registered may qualify as a self‑insurer by obtaining a certificate of self‑insurance issued...
  • § 20-279.33A   Religious organizations; self-insurance
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Article or Article 13 of this Chapter, any recognized religious organization having established tenets or teachings and that...
  • § 20-279.34   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 27
  • § 20-279.35   Supplemental to motor vehicle laws; repeal of laws in conflict
    This Article shall in no respect be considered as a repeal of any of the motor vehicle laws of this State but shall be construed...
  • § 20-279.36   Past application of Article
    This Article shall not apply with respect to any accident, or judgment arising therefrom, or violation of the motor vehicle laws of this State, occurring...
  • § 20-279.37   Article not to prevent other process
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed as preventing the plaintiff in any action at law from relying for relief upon the other processes provided...
  • § 20-279.38   Uniformity of interpretation
    This Article shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the laws of those states which enact it....
  • § 20-279.39   Title of Article
    This Article may be cited as the "Motor Vehicle Safety‑Responsibility Act of 1953." (1953, c. 1300, s. 41.)

Article 10 - Financial Responsibility of Taxicab Operators.

Article 11 - Liability Insurance Required of Persons Engaged in Renting Motor Vehicles.

Article 12 - Motor Vehicle Dealers and Manufacturers Licensing Law.

Article 12A - Motor Vehicle Captive Finance Source Law.

  • § 20-308.13   Regulation of motor vehicle captive finance sources
    The General Assembly finds and declares that the distribution of motor vehicles in the State of North Carolina vitally affects the general economy of the...
  • § 20-308.14   Definitions
    The definitions contained in G.S. 20‑286 shall be applicable to the provisions of this Article. (2005‑409, s. 3.)
  • § 20-308.15   Prohibited contractual requirements imposed by manufacturer, distributor, or captive finance source
    It shall be unlawful for any manufacturer, factory branch, captive finance source, distributor, or distributor branch, or any field representative, officer, agent, or any representative...
  • § 20-308.16   Powers of Commissioner
    (a) The Commissioner shall promote the interests of the retail buyer of motor vehicles. (b) The Commissioner shall have power to prevent unfair or deceptive...
  • § 20-308.17   Rules and regulations
    The Commissioner may make such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Article, as he shall deem necessary or proper for the...
  • § 20-308.18   Hearing notice
    In every case of a hearing before the Commissioner authorized under this Article, the Commissioner shall give reasonable notice of each such hearing to all...
  • § 20-308.19   Article applicable to existing and future agreements
    The provisions of this Article shall be applicable to all contracts and agreements existing between dealers and captive finance sources at the time of its...
  • § 20-308.20   Jurisdiction
    A new motor vehicle dealer located in this State may bring suit against any captive finance source engaged in commerce in this State in the...
  • § 20-308.21   Civil actions for violations
    (a) Notwithstanding the terms, provisions, or conditions of any agreement or other terms or provisions of any novation, waiver, arbitration agreement, or other written instrument,...
  • § 20-308.22   Applicability of this Article
    (a) Any captive finance source who engages directly or indirectly in purposeful contacts within this State in connection with the offering or advertising the availability...

Article 13 - The Vehicle Financial Responsibility Act of 1957.

Article 13A - Certification of Automobile Insurance Coverage by Insurance Companies.

Article 14 - Driver Training School Licensing Law.

Article 15 - Vehicle Mileage Act.

  • § 20-340   Purpose
    This Article shall provide State remedies for persons injured by motor vehicle odometer alteration, and to provide purchasers of motor vehicles with information to assist...
  • § 20-341   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) The term "odometer" means an instrument for measuring and recording the actual distance a motor vehicle travels while in...
  • § 20-342   Unlawful devices
    It is unlawful for any person knowingly to advertise for sale, to sell, to use, or to install or to have installed, any device which...
  • § 20-343   Unlawful change of mileage
    It is unlawful for any person or his agent to disconnect, reset, or alter the odometer of any motor vehicle with the intent to change...
  • § 20-344   Operation of vehicle with intent to defraud
    It is unlawful for any person with the intent to defraud to operate a motor vehicle on any street or highway knowing that the odometer...
  • § 20-345   Conspiracy
    No person shall conspire with any other person to violate G.S. 20‑342, 20‑343, 20‑344, 20‑346, 20‑347, or 20‑347.1. (1973, c. 679, s. 1; 1989, c....
  • § 20-346   Lawful service, repair, or replacement of odometer
    Nothing in this Article shall prevent the service, repair, or replacement of an odometer, provided the mileage indicated thereon remains the same as before the...
  • § 20-347   Disclosure requirements
    (a) In connection with the transfer of a motor vehicle, the transferor shall disclose the mileage to the transferee in writing on the title or...
  • § 20-347.1   Odometer disclosure record retention
    (a) Dealers and distributors of motor vehicles who are required by this Part to execute an odometer disclosure statement shall retain, for five years, a...
  • § 20-348   Private civil action
    (a) Any person who, with intent to defraud, violates any requirement imposed under this Article shall be liable in an amount equal to the sum...
  • § 20-349   Injunctive enforcement
    Upon petition by the Attorney General of North Carolina, a violation of this Article may be enjoined as an unfair and deceptive trade practice, as...
  • § 20-350   Criminal offense
    Any person, firm or corporation violating G.S. 20‑343 shall be guilty of a Class I felony. A violation of any remaining provision of this Article...

Article 15A - New Motor Vehicles Warranties Act.

  • § 20-351   Purpose
    This Article shall provide State and private remedies against motor vehicle manufacturers for persons injured by new motor vehicles failing to conform to express warranties....
  • § 20-351.1   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) "Consumer" means the purchaser, other than for purposes of resale, or lessee from a commercial lender, lessor, or from...
  • § 20-351.2   Require repairs; when mileage warranty begins to accrue
    (a) Express warranties for a new motor vehicle shall remain in effect at least one year or 12,000 miles. If a new motor vehicle does...
  • § 20-351.3   Replacement or refund; disclosure requirement
    (a) When the consumer is the purchaser or a person entitled by the terms of the express warranty to enforce the obligations of the warranty,...
  • § 20-351.4   Affirmative defenses
    It is an affirmative defense to any claim under this Article that an alleged nonconformity or series of nonconformities are the result of abuse, neglect,...
  • § 20-351.5   Presumption
    (a) It is presumed that a reasonable number of attempts have been undertaken to conform a motor vehicle to the applicable express warranties if: (1)...
  • § 20-351.6   Civil action by the Attorney General
    Whenever, in his opinion, the interests of the public require it, it shall be the duty of the Attorney General upon his ascertaining that any...
  • § 20-351.7   Civil action by the consumer
    A consumer injured by reason of any violation of the provisions of this Article may bring a civil action against the manufacturer; provided, however, the...
  • § 20-351.8   Remedies
    In any action brought under this Article, the court may grant as relief: (1) A permanent or temporary injunction or other equitable relief as the...
  • § 20-351.9   Dealership liability
    No authorized dealer shall be held liable by the manufacturer for any refunds or vehicle replacements in the absence of evidence indicating that dealership repairs...
  • § 20-351.10   Preservation of other remedies
    This Article does not limit the rights or remedies which are otherwise available to a consumer under any other law. (1987, c. 385.)
  • § 20-351.11   Manufacturer's warranty for State motor vehicles that operate on diesel fuel
    Every new motor vehicle purchased by the State that is designed to operate on diesel fuel shall be covered by an express manufacturer's warranty that...
  • § 20-352   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • § 20-353   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 15B - North Carolina Motor Vehicle Repair Act.

Article 16 - Professional Housemoving.

  • § 20-356   Definitions
    "Person" as used in this Article shall mean an individual, corporation, partnership, association or any other business entity. The word "house" as used in this...
  • § 20-357   Housemovers to be licensed
    All persons who engage in the profession of housemoving on roads and highways on the State Highway System shall be licensed by the Department. (1977,...
  • § 20-358   Qualifications to become licensed
    The Department shall issue annual printed licenses to applicants meeting the following conditions: (1) The applicant must be at least 18 years of age; present...
  • § 20-359   Effective period of license
    A license issued hereunder shall be effective from date of issuance and expire on July 31 of each year and shall be renewable on an...
  • § 20-359.1   Insurance requirements
    (a) No license shall be issued or renewed pursuant to this Article unless the applicant files with the Department a certificate or certificates of insurance,...
  • § 20-360   Requirements for permit
    (a) Persons licensed as professional housemovers shall also be required to secure a permit from the Department for every move undertaken on the State Highway...
  • § 20-361   Application for permit and permit fee
    Application for a permit to move a structure must be made to the division or district engineer having jurisdiction at least two days prior to...
  • § 20-362   Liability of housemovers
    The permittee assumes all responsibility for injury to persons or damage to property of any kind and agrees to hold the Department harmless for any...
  • § 20-363   Removal and replacement of obstructions
    All obstructions, including traffic signals, signs, and utility lines will be removed immediately prior to and replaced immediately after the move at the expense of...
  • § 20-364   Route changes
    Irrespective of the route shown on the permit, an alternate route will be followed: (1) If directed by a peace officer. (2) If directed by...
  • § 20-365   Loading or parking on right-of-way
    The object to be transported will not be loaded, unloaded, nor parked, day or night, on highway right‑of‑way without specific permission from the district or...
  • § 20-366   Effect of weather
    No move will be made when atmospheric conditions render visibility lower than safe for travel. Moves will not be made when highway is covered with...
  • § 20-367   Obtaining license or permit by fraud
    The permit may be voided if any conditions of the permit are violated. Upon any violation, the permit must be surrendered and a new permit...
  • § 20-368   Municipal regulations
    All moves on streets on the municipal system of streets shall comply with local regulations. (1977, c. 720, s. 13.)
  • § 20-369   Out-of-state licenses and permits
    An out‑of‑state person, partnership, or corporation engaging in the structural moving business may apply to the Department for a license to engage in the housemoving...
  • § 20-370   Speed limits
    The speed of moves will be that which is reasonable and prudent for the load, considering weight and bulk, under conditions existing at the time....
  • § 20-371   Penalties
    (a) Any person violating the provisions of this Article or the regulations of the Department governing housemoving shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor...
  • § 20-372   Invalid section; severability
    If any of the provisions of this Article, or if the application of such provisions to any person or circumstance shall be held invalid, the...
  • § 20-373 through 20-375   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 17 - Motor Carrier Safety Regulation Unit.