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Legislation Affecting Drivers and Vehicles

The following link(s) contain information on legislation affecting drivers and vehicles.

  • Act 189 of 2014 (October 2014) – Occupational Limited License

  • Act 154 of 2014 (October 2014) – Operation of Pedalcycles

  • Act 177 of 2014 (October 2014) – Regulations and Operation of Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEV)

  • Act 140 of 2014 (October 2014) – Emergency Vehicle Commercial License Exemptions

  • Act 109 of 2014 (July 2014) – Weights and Fees for Various Registration Plates

  • Act 85 of 2014 (June 2014) – Texting While Driving

  • Act 36 of 2014 (April 2014) – Transfer of Ownership of Vehicles Used for Human Habitation

  • Act 27 of 2014 (April 2014) – Reallocation of D.A.R.E Plate Funds

  • Act 23 of 2014 (March 2014) – Registration Plates, Financial Responsibility, Speed Limits

  • Act 126 of 2013 (December 2013) – Motorcycle Learner’s Permits

  • Act 89 of 2013 (November 2013) –Transportation Funding Bill

  • Act 82 of 2013 (November 2013) – CDL Qualification Standards

  • Act 209 of 2012 (November 2012) – Implements of Husbandry

  • Act 203 of 2012 (October 2012) – Police  or Department Employee Inspections of Business Partners

  • Act 158 of 2012 (October 2012) – Registration Plates for Merchant Marine or Veteran of, or a Member of a United States Military Airborne Unit

  • Act 163 of 2012 (October 2012) - Vehicles Exempt from Registration and Limits on Number of Towed Vehicles.

  • Act 176 of 2012 (October 2012) – Inclusion of Veteran’s Designation on Driver Licenses

  • Act 178 of 2012 (October 2012) – Transfer of Ownership and Salvage Requirements

  • Act 187 of 2012 (October 2012) - Requirements for commercial driver's license

  • Act 194 of 2012 (October 2012) – Veterans Trust Fund, Honoring Our Veterans Registration Plate.

  • Act 146 of 2012 (October 2012)- Failure to Respond Suspensions

  • Act 93 of 2012 (July 2012) – Additions to Driving while Suspended or Revoked, Accidents Involving Death or Injury and Subsequent Offenses.

  • Act 98 of 2012 (July 2012) – Pedalcycle Committee Expansion

  • Act 103 of 2012 (July 2012) – Registration Plates for Silver Star, Bronze Star, Bronze Star for Valor, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Navy Cross or Air Force Cross

  • Act 84 of 2012 (July 2012) – Updates to the Automated Red Light Enforcement Systems

  • Act 67 of 2012 (June of 2012) – Furthers the Definition of an Emergency Vehicle

  • Act 25 of 2012 (April 2012) - Antique, Classic and Collectible Plates

  • Act 3 of 2012 (February 2012) – Pedalcycles

  • Act 1 of 2012 (January 2012) – Commercial Driver’s License Changes/Requirements

  • Act 129 of 2011 (December 2011) – Amends the Definition of Motorcycle

  • Act 103 of 2011 (November 2011) - Motorcycle Safety Education Program

  • Act 98 of 2011 (November 2011) - Prohibits the Use of Interactive Wireless Communications Devices for Text-based Communications While Operating a Motor Vehicle

  • Act 81 of 2011 (October 2011) – Lacey’s Law – Passenger Restrictions, Learner’s Permit Requirements, Age Requirements for Seat Belts
  • Act 81 of 2010 (October 2010) – Sgt. Michael C. Weigand Law – Emergency Response Area, Careless Driving

  • Act 133 of 2008 (enacted November 2008) - Issuance and Reissuance of Registration Plates

  • Act 159 of 2006 (enacted October 2006) - Use of Headlamps when Wipers Are On

  • Act 117 of 2006 (enacted October 2006) - Special Plates, Gold Star Family

  • Act 113 of 2006 (enacted July 2006) - Steer Clear Law

  • Act 82 of 2006 (enacted July 2006) - Special Plates, Korean Defense Service Medal

  • Act 50 of 2006 (enacted June 2006) - Motorcycle Lighting

  • Act 60 of 2006 (enacted June 2006) - Privacy of Social Security Numbers

  • Act 37 of 2006 (enacted April 2006) - Snow/Ice Removal from Vehicle

  • Act 24 of 2003 (September 2003) - .08 DUI Law

  • Act 152 of 2002 (December 2002) - Enhanced Safety and Security Measures