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Article 1 - Division of Motor Vehicles. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-1 20-1. Division of Motor Vehicles established.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-2 20-2. Commissioner of Motor Vehicles; rules.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-3 20-3. Organization of Division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-3.1 20-3.1. Purchase of additional airplanes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4 20-4: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-190, s. 4, effective January 1, 2003.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.01 20-4.01. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 1A - Reciprocity Agreements as to Registration and Licensing. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.1 20-4.1. Declaration of policy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.2 20-4.2. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.3 20-4.3. Commissioner may make reciprocity agreements, arrangements or declarations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.4 20-4.4. Authority for reciprocity agreements; provisions; reciprocity standards.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.5 20-4.5. Base-state registration reciprocity.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.6 20-4.6. Repealed by Session Laws 1997-122, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.7 20-4.7. Extension of reciprocal privileges to lessees authorized.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.8 20-4.8. Automatic reciprocity, when.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.9 20-4.9. Suspension of reciprocity benefits.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.10 20-4.10. Agreements to be written, filed and available for distribution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.11 20-4.11. Reciprocity agreements in effect at time of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.12 20-4.12. Article part of and supplemental to motor vehicle registration law.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.13 through 20-4.17 20-4.13 through 20-4.17. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 1B - Reciprocal Provisions as to Arrest of Nonresidents. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.18 20-4.18. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.19 20-4.19. Issuance of citation to nonresident; officer to report noncompliance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.20 20-4.20. Division to transmit report to reciprocating state; suspension of license for noncompliance with citation issued by reciprocating state.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 1C - Drivers License Compact. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.21 20-4.21. Title of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.22 20-4.22. Commissioner may make reciprocity agreements, arrangements, or declarations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.23 20-4.23. Legislative findings and policy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.24 20-4.24. Reports of convictions; effect of reports.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.25 20-4.25. Review of license status in other states upon application for license in member state.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.26 20-4.26. Effect on other laws or agreements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.27 20-4.27. Effect on other State driver license laws.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.28 20-4.28. Administration and exchange of information.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.29 20-4.29. Withdrawal from Drivers License Compact.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-4.30 20-4.30. Construction and severability.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 2 - Uniform Driver's License Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-5 20-5. Title of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-6 20-6. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-7 20-7. (See notes) Issuance and renewal of drivers licenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-7.01 20-7.01: Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 667, s. 43.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-7.1 20-7.1. Notice of change of address or name.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-7.2 20-7.2. Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 581, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-7.3 20-7.3. Availability of organ, eye, and tissue donor cards at motor vehicle offices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-7.4 20-7.4. License to Give Trust Fund established.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-7.5 20-7.5. License to Give Trust Fund Commission established.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-7.6 20-7.6. Powers and duties of the License to Give Trust Fund Commission.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-8 20-8. Persons exempt from license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-9 20-9. What persons shall not be licensed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-9.1 20-9.1. Physicians and psychologists providing medical information on drivers with physical and mental disabilities.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-9.2 20-9.2. Selective service system registration requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-9.3 20-9.3. Notification of requirements for sex offender registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-10 20-10. Age limits for drivers of public passenger-carrying vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-10.1 20-10.1. Mopeds.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-11 20-11. Issuance of limited learner's permit and provisional drivers license to person who is less than 18 years old.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-11.1 20-11.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1965, c. 410, s. 4.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-12 20-12: Repealed by Session Laws 1997-16, s. 6.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-12.1 20-12.1. Impaired supervision or instruction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-13 20-13. Suspension of license of provisional licensee.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-13.1 20-13.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 555, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-13.2 20-13.2. Grounds for revoking provisional license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-13.3 20-13.3. Immediate civil license revocation for provisional licensees charged with certain offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-14 20-14. Duplicate licenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-15 20-15. Authority of Division to cancel license or endorsement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-15.1 20-15.1. Revocations when licensing privileges forfeited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-16 20-16. Authority of Division to suspend license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-16.01 20-16.01. Double penalties for offenses committed while operating a commercial motor vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-16.1 20-16.1. Mandatory suspension of driver's license upon conviction of excessive speeding; limited driving permits for first offenders.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-16.2 20-16.2. Implied consent to chemical analysis; mandatory revocation of license in event of refusal; right of driver to request analysis.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-16.3 20-16.3. Alcohol screening tests required of certain drivers; approval of test devices and manner of use by Department of Health and Human Services; use of test results or refusal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-16.3A 20-16.3A. Checking stations and roadblocks.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-16.4 20-16.4: Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 691, s. 4.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-16.5 20-16.5. Immediate civil license revocation for certain persons charged with implied-consent offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17 20-17. Mandatory revocation of license by Division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.1 20-17.1. Revocation of license of mental incompetents, alcoholics and habitual users of narcotic drugs.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.2 20-17.2: Repealed by Session Laws 2006-253, s. 25, effective December 1, 2006, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.3 20-17.3. Revocation for underage purchasers of alcohol.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.4 20-17.4. Disqualification to drive a commercial motor vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.5 20-17.5. Effect of disqualification.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.6 20-17.6. Restoration of a license after a conviction of driving while impaired or driving while less than 21 years old after consuming alcohol or drugs.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.7 20-17.7. Commercial motor vehicle out-of-service fines authorized.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.8 20-17.8. Restoration of a license after certain driving while impaired convictions; ignition interlock.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.8A 20-17.8A. Tampering with ignition interlock systems.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-17.9 20-17.9. Revocation of commercial drivers license with a P or S endorsement upon conviction of certain offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-18 20-18. Conviction of offenses described in 20-181 not ground for suspension or revocation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-19 20-19. Period of suspension or revocation; conditions of restoration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-20 20-20: Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 938, s. 5.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-20.1 20-20.1. Limited driving privilege for certain revocations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-20.2 20-20.2. Processing fee for limited driving privilege.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-21 20-21. No operation under foreign license during suspension or revocation in this State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-22 20-22. Suspending privileges of nonresidents and reporting convictions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-23 20-23. Revoking resident's license upon conviction in another state.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-23.1 20-23.1. Suspending or revoking operating privilege of person not holding license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-23.2 20-23.2. Suspension of license for conviction of offense involving impaired driving in federal court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-24 20-24. When court or child support enforcement agency to forward license to Division and report convictions, child support delinquencies, and prayers for judgment continued.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-24.1 20-24.1. Revocation for failure to appear or pay fine, penalty or costs for motor vehicle offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-24.2 20-24.2. Court to report failure to appear or pay fine, penalty or costs.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-25 20-25. Right of appeal to court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-26 20-26. Records; copies furnished; charge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-27 20-27. Availability of records.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-27.1 20-27.1. Unlawful for sex offender to drive commercial passenger vehicle or school bus without appropriate commercial license or while disqualified.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28 20-28. Unlawful to drive while license revoked, after notification, or while disqualified.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28.1 20-28.1. Conviction of moving offense committed while driving during period of suspension or revocation of license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28.2 20-28.2. Forfeiture of motor vehicle for impaired driving after impaired driving license revocation; forfeiture for felony speeding to elude arrest.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28.3 20-28.3. Seizure, impoundment, forfeiture of motor vehicles for offenses involving impaired driving while license revoked or without license and insurance, and for felony speeding to elude arrest.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28.4 20-28.4. Release of impounded motor vehicles by judge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28.5 20-28.5. Forfeiture of impounded motor vehicle or funds.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28.6 20-28.6: Repealed by Session Laws 1998-182, s. 6 effective December 1, 1998, and applicable to offenses committed, contracts entered, and motor vehicles seized on or after that date.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28.7 20-28.7. Responsibility of Division of Motor Vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28.8 20-28.8. Reports to the Division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-28.9 20-28.9. Authority for the Department of Public Instruction to administer a statewide or regional towing, storage, and sales program for driving while impaired vehicles forfeited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-29 20-29. Surrender of license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-29.1 20-29.1. Commissioner may require reexamination; issuance of limited or restricted licenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-30 20-30. Violations of license, learner's permit, or special identification card provisions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-31 20-31. Making false affidavits perjury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-32 20-32. Unlawful to permit unlicensed minor to drive motor vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-33 20-33. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 667, s. 28.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-34 20-34. Unlawful to permit violations of this Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-34.1 20-34.1. Violations for wrongful issuance of a drivers license or a special identification card.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-35 20-35. Penalties for violating Article; defense to driving without a license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-36 20-36. Ten-year-old convictions not considered.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37 20-37. Limitations on issuance of licenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.01 20-37.01. Drivers License Technology Fund.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.02 20-37.02. Verification of drivers license information.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 2A - Afflicted, Disabled or Handicapped Persons. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.1 20-37.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 157, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.2 through 20-37.4 20-37.2 through 20-37.4: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 411, s. 5.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.5 20-37.5. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.6 20-37.6. Parking privileges for handicapped drivers and passengers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.6A 20-37.6A. Parking privileges for out-of-state handicapped drivers and passengers.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 2B - Special Identification Cards for Nonoperators. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.7 20-37.7. Special identification card.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.8 20-37.8. Fraudulent use prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.9 20-37.9. Notice of change of address or name.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 2C - Commercial Driver License. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.10 20-37.10. Title of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.11 20-37.11. Purpose.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.12 20-37.12. Commercial drivers license required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.13 20-37.13. Commercial drivers license qualification standards.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.14 20-37.14. Nonresident commercial driver license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.14A 20-37.14A. Prohibit issuance or renewal of certain categories of commercial drivers licenses to sex offenders.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.15 20-37.15. Application for commercial drivers license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.16 20-37.16. Content of license; classifications and endorsements; fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.17 20-37.17. Record check and notification of license issuance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.18 20-37.18. Notification required by driver.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.19 20-37.19. Employer responsibilities.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.20 20-37.20. Notification of traffic convictions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.20A 20-37.20A. Driving record notation for testing positive in a drug or alcohol test.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.20B 20-37.20B. Appeal of disqualification for testing positive in a drug or alcohol test.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.21 20-37.21. Penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.22 20-37.22. Rule making authority.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-37.23 20-37.23. Authority to enter agreements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-38 20-38: Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 2D - Implied-Consent Offense Procedures. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-38.1 20-38.1. Applicability.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-38.2 20-38.2. Investigation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-38.3 20-38.3. Police processing duties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-38.4 20-38.4. Initial appearance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-38.5 20-38.5. Facilities.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-38.6 20-38.6. Motions and district court procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-38.7 20-38.7. Appeal to superior court.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 3 - Motor Vehicle Act of 1937. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-38.100 20-38.100: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-39 20-39. Administering and enforcing laws; rules and regulations; agents, etc.; seal; fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-39.1 20-39.1. Publicly owned vehicles to be marked; private license plates on publicly owned vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-40 20-40. Offices of Division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-41 20-41. Commissioner to provide forms required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-42 20-42. Authority to administer oaths and certify copies of records.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-43 20-43. Records of Division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-43.1 20-43.1. Disclosure of personal information in motor vehicle records.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-43.2 20-43.2. Internet access to organ donation records by organ procurement organizations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-43.3 20-43.3. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-43.4 20-43.4. Current list of licensed drivers to be provided to jury commissions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-44 20-44. Authority to grant or refuse applications.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-45 20-45. Seizure of documents and plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-46 20-46. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 99.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-47 20-47. Division may summon witnesses and take testimony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-48 20-48. Giving of notice.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-49 20-49. Police authority of Division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-49.1 20-49.1. Supplemental police authority of Division officers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-49.2 20-49.2. Supplemental authority of State Highway Patrol Motor Carrier Enforcement officers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-49.3 20-49.3. Bureau of License and Theft; custody of seized vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-50 20-50. Owner to secure registration and certificate of title; temporary registration markers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-50.1 20-50.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 574, s. 5.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-50.2 20-50.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 624, s. 4.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-50.3 20-50.3: Repealed by Session Laws 2005-294, s. 10, effective July 1, 2013, and applicable to combined tax and registration notices issued on or after that date. See Editor's note.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-50.4 20-50.4. Division to refuse to register vehicles on which county and municipal taxes and fees are not paid and when there is a failure to meet court-ordered child support obligations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-51 20-51. Exempt from registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-52 20-52. Application for registration and certificate of title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-52.1 20-52.1. Manufacturer's certificate of transfer of new motor vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-53 20-53. Application for specially constructed, reconstructed, or foreign vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-53.1 20-53.1. Specially constructed vehicle certificate of title and registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-53.2 20-53.2: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-53.3 20-53.3. Appeal of specially constructed vehicle classification determination to Vehicle Classification Review Committee.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-54 20-54. Authority for refusing registration or certificate of title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-54.1 20-54.1. Forfeiture of right of registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-55 20-55. Examination of registration records and index of seized, stolen, and recovered vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-56 20-56. Registration indexes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-57 20-57. Division to issue certificate of title and registration card.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58 20-58. Perfection by indication of security interest on certificate of title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.1 20-58.1. Duty of the Division upon receipt of application for notation of security interest.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.2 20-58.2. Date of perfection.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.3 20-58.3. Notation of assignment of security interest on certificate of title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.4 20-58.4. Release of security interest.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.4A 20-58.4A. Electronic lien system.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.5 20-58.5. Duration of security interest in favor of corporations which dissolve or become inactive.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.6 20-58.6. Duty of secured party to disclose information.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.7 20-58.7. Cancellation of certificate.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.8 20-58.8. Applicability of 20-58 to 20-58.8; use of term "lien".[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.9 20-58.9. Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 838, s. 3.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-58.10 20-58.10. Effective date of 20-58 to 20-58.9.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-59 20-59. Unlawful for lienor who holds certificate of title not to surrender same when lien satisfied.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-60 20-60. Owner after transfer not liable for negligent operation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-61 20-61. Owner dismantling or wrecking vehicle to return evidence of registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-62 20-62: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 533, s. 9.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-62.1 20-62.1. Purchase of vehicles for purposes of scrap or parts only.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-63 20-63. Registration plates furnished by Division; requirements; replacement of regular plates with First in Flight plates; surrender and reissuance; displaying; preservation and cleaning; alteration or concealment of numbers; commission contracts for issuance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-63.01 20-63.01. Bonds required for commission contractors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-63.02 20-63.02. Advisory committee of commission contractors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-63.1 20-63.1. Division may cause plates to be reflectorized.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-64 20-64. Transfer of registration plates to another vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-64.1 20-64.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 6.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-64.2 20-64.2: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-132, s. 4, effective December 1, 2010.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-65 20-65. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, 2nd Session, c. 1280, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-66 20-66. Renewal of vehicle registration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-66.1 20-66.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1389, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-67 20-67. Notice of change of address or name.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-68 20-68. Replacement of lost or damaged certificates, cards and plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-69 20-69. Division authorized to assign new engine number.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-70 20-70. Division to be notified when another engine is installed or body changed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-71 20-71. Altering or forging certificate of title, registration card or application, a felony; reproducing or possessing blank certificate of title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-71.1 20-71.1. Registration evidence of ownership; ownership evidence of defendant's responsibility for conduct of operation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-71.2 20-71.2. Declaration of purpose.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-71.3 20-71.3. Salvage and other vehicles - titles and registration cards to be branded.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-71.4 20-71.4. Failure to disclose damage to a vehicle shall be a misdemeanor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-72 20-72. Transfer by owner.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-73 20-73. New owner must get new certificate of title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-74 20-74. Penalty for making false statement about transfer of vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-75 20-75. When transferee is dealer or insurance company.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-75.1 20-75.1. Conditional delivery of motor vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-76 20-76. Title lost or unlawfully detained; bond as condition to issuance of new certificate.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-77 20-77. Transfer by operation of law; sale under mechanic's or storage lien; unclaimed vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-78 20-78. When Division to transfer registration and issue new certificate; recordation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-78.1 20-78.1. Terminal rental adjustment clauses; vehicle leases that are not sales or security interests.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79 20-79. Dealer license plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.01 20-79.01. Special sports event temporary license plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.1 20-79.1. Use of temporary registration plates or markers by purchasers of motor vehicles in lieu of dealers' plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.1A 20-79.1A. Limited registration plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.2 20-79.2. Transporter plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.3 20-79.3: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 440, s. 5.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.4 20-79.4. Special registration plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.5 20-79.5. Special registration plates for elected and appointed State government officials.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.6 20-79.6. Special registration plates for members of the judiciary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.7 20-79.7. Fees for special registration plates and distribution of the fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-79.8 20-79.8. Expiration of special registration plate authorization.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-80 through 20-81.2 20-80 through 20-81.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 672, s. 1, as amended by Session Laws 1991, c. 726, s. 23.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-81.3 20-81.3: Recodified as 20-79.7 by Session Laws 1991, c. 672, s. 3, as amended by Session Laws 1991, c. 726, s. 23.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-81.4 through 20-81.11 20-81.4 through 20-81.11: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 672, s. 1, as amended by Session Laws 1991, c. 726, s. 23.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-81.12 20-81.12. Collegiate insignia plates and certain other special plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-82 20-82: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 163, s. 3.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-83 20-83. Registration by nonresidents.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-84 20-84. Permanent registration plates; State Highway Patrol.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-84.1 20-84.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1999-220, s. 4.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-84.2 20-84.2. Definition; reciprocity; Commissioner's powers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-85 20-85. Schedule of fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-85.1 20-85.1. Registration by mail; one-day title service; fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-86 20-86. Penalty for engaging in a "for-hire" business without proper license plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-86.1 20-86.1. International Registration Plan.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-87 20-87. Passenger vehicle registration fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-87.1 20-87.1. Interchange of passenger buses with nonresident common carriers of passengers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-88 20-88. Property-hauling vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-88.01 20-88.01. Revocation of registration for failure to register for or comply with road tax or pay civil penalty for buying or selling non-tax-paid fuel.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-88.02 20-88.02. Registration of logging vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-88.1 20-88.1. Driver education.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-89 20-89: Repealed by Sessions Laws 1981, c. 976, s. 7.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-90 20-90: Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 976, s. 8.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-91 20-91. Audit of vehicle registrations under the International Registration Plan.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-91.1 20-91.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-491, s. 2, effective January 1, 2008.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-91.2 20-91.2: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-491, s. 2, effective January 1, 2008.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-92 20-92: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 10.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-93 20-93: Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 976, s. 10.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-94 20-94. Partial payments.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-95 20-95. Prorated fee for license plate issued for other than a year.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-96 20-96. Detaining property-hauling vehicles or vehicles regulated by the Motor Carrier Safety Regulation Unit until fines or penalties and taxes are collected.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-97 20-97. Taxes credited to Highway Fund; municipal vehicle taxes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-98 20-98: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-491, s. 2, effective January 1, 2008.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-99 20-99: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-491, s. 2, effective January 1, 2008.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-100 20-100. Vehicles junked or destroyed by fire or collision.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-101 20-101. Certain business vehicles to be marked.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-101.1 20-101.1. Conspicuous disclosure of dealer administrative fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-101.2 20-101.2. Conspicuous disclosure of dealer finance yield charges.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-102 20-102. Report of stolen and recovered motor vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-102.1 20-102.1. False report of theft or conversion a misdemeanor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-102.2 20-102.2. Report of failure to return hired motor vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-103 20-103. Reports by owners of stolen and recovered vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-104 20-104. Action by Division on report of stolen or embezzled vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-105 20-105. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-106 20-106. Receiving or transferring stolen vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-106.1 20-106.1. Fraud in connection with rental of motor vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-106.2 20-106.2. Sublease and loan assumption arranging regulated.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-107 20-107. Injuring or tampering with vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-108 20-108. Vehicles or component parts of vehicles without manufacturer's numbers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-109 20-109. Altering or changing engine or other numbers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-109.1 20-109.1. Surrender of titles to salvage vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-109.2 20-109.2. Surrender of title to manufactured home.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-110 20-110. When registration shall be rescinded.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-111 20-111. Violation of registration provisions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-112 20-112. Making false affidavit perjury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-113 20-113: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 13.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-114 20-114. Duty of officers; manner of enforcement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-114.1 20-114.1. Willful failure to obey law-enforcement or traffic-control officer; firemen as traffic-control officers; appointment, etc., of traffic-control officers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-114.3 20-114.3: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-433, s. 3(a), (b), effective October 1, 2007.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-115 20-115. Scope and effect of regulations in this title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-115.1 20-115.1. Limitations on tandem trailers and semitrailers on certain North Carolina highways.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-116 20-116. Size of vehicles and loads.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-117 20-117. Flag or light at end of load.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-117.1 20-117.1. Requirements for mirrors and fuel container.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-118 20-118. Weight of vehicles and load.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-118.1 20-118.1. Officers may weigh vehicles and require overloads to be removed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-118.2 20-118.2. Authority to fix higher weight limitations at reduced speeds for certain vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-118.3 20-118.3. Vehicle or combination of vehicles operated without registration plate subject to civil penalty.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-118.4 20-118.4. Firefighting equipment exempt from size and weight restrictions while transporting or moving heavy equipment for emergency response and preparedness and fire prevention; permits.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-119 20-119. Special permits for vehicles of excessive size or weight; fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-119.1 20-119.1. Use of excess overweight and oversize fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-120 20-120. Operation of flat trucks on State highways regulated; trucks hauling leaf tobacco in barrels or hogsheads.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-121 20-121. When authorities may restrict right to use highways.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-121.1 20-121.1. Operation of a low-speed vehicle on certain roadways.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-122 20-122. Restrictions as to tire equipment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-122.1 20-122.1. Motor vehicles to be equipped with safe tires.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-123 20-123. Trailers and towed vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-123.1 20-123.1. Steering mechanism.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-123.2 20-123.2 Speedometer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-124 20-124. Brakes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-125 20-125. Horns and warning devices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-125.1 20-125.1. Directional signals.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-126 20-126. Mirrors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-127 20-127. Windows and windshield wipers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-128 20-128. Exhaust system and emissions control devices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-128.1 20-128.1. Control of visible emissions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-128.2 20-128.2. Motor vehicle emission standards.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-129 20-129. Required lighting equipment of vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-129.1 20-129.1. Additional lighting equipment required on certain vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-129.2 20-129.2. Lighting equipment for mobile homes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-130 20-130. Additional permissible light on vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-130.1 20-130.1. Use of red or blue lights on vehicles prohibited; exceptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-130.2 20-130.2. Use of amber lights on certain vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-130.3 20-130.3. Use of white or clear lights on rear of vehicles prohibited; exceptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-131 20-131. Requirements as to headlamps and auxiliary driving lamps.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-132 20-132. Acetylene lights.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-133 20-133. Enforcement of provisions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-134 20-134. Lights on parked vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-135 20-135. Safety glass.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-135.1 20-135.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 30.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-135.2 20-135.2. Safety belts and anchorages.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-135.2A 20-135.2A. (See Editor's note) Seat belt use mandatory.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-135.2B 20-135.2B. Transporting children under 16 years of age in open bed or open cargo area of a vehicle prohibited; exceptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-135.3 20-135.3. Seat belt anchorages for rear seats of motor vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-135.4 20-135.4. Certain automobile safety standards.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-136 20-136. Smoke screens.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-136.1 20-136.1. Location of television, computer, or video players, monitors, and screens.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-136.2 20-136.2. Air bag installation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137 20-137: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 379, s. 18.2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.1 20-137.1. Child restraint systems required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.2 20-137.2. Operation of vehicles resembling law-enforcement vehicles unlawful; punishment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.3 20-137.3. Unlawful use of a mobile phone by persons under 18 years of age.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.4 20-137.4. Unlawful use of a mobile phone.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.4A 20-137.4A. Unlawful use of mobile telephone for text messaging or electronic mail.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.5 20-137.5. Child passenger safety technician; limitation of liability.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.6 20-137.6. Declaration of purpose.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.7 20-137.7. Definitions of words and phrases.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.8 20-137.8. Secretary may adopt rules and regulations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.9 20-137.9. Removal from private property.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.10 20-137.10. Abandoned and derelict vehicles to be tagged; determination of value.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.11 20-137.11. Title to vest in State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.12 20-137.12. Secretary may contract for disposal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.13 20-137.13. No liability for removal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-137.14 20-137.14. Enclosed, antique, registered and certain other vehicles exempt.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138 20-138: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 435, s. 23.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.1 20-138.1. Impaired driving.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.2 20-138.2. Impaired driving in commercial vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.2A 20-138.2A. Operating a commercial vehicle after consuming alcohol.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.2B 20-138.2B. Operating a school bus, school activity bus, child care vehicle, ambulance, other EMS vehicle, firefighting vehicle, or law enforcement vehicle after consuming alcohol.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.2C 20-138.2C. Possession of alcoholic beverages while operating a commercial motor vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.3 20-138.3. Driving by person less than 21 years old after consuming alcohol or drugs.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.4 20-138.4. Requirement that prosecutor explain reduction or dismissal of charge in implied-consent case.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.5 20-138.5. Habitual impaired driving.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.6 20-138.6. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-138.7 20-138.7. Transporting an open container of alcoholic beverage.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-139 20-139. Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 435, s. 23.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-139.1 20-139.1. Procedures governing chemical analyses; admissibility; evidentiary provisions; controlled-drinking programs.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-140 20-140. Reckless driving.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-140.1 20-140.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-140.2 20-140.2. Overloaded or overcrowded vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-140.3 20-140.3. Unlawful use of National System of Interstate and Defense Highways and other controlled-access highways.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-140.4 20-140.4. Special provisions for motorcycles and mopeds.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-140.5 20-140.5. Special mobile equipment may tow certain vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-141 20-141. Speed restrictions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-141.1 20-141.1. Speed limits in school zones.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-141.2 20-141.2. Prima facie rule of evidence as to operation of motor vehicle altered so as to increase potential speed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-141.3 20-141.3. Unlawful racing on streets and highways.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-141.4 20-141.4. Felony and misdemeanor death by vehicle; felony serious injury by vehicle; aggravated offenses; repeat felony death by vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-141.5 20-141.5. Speeding to elude arrest; seizure and sale of vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-141.6 20-141.6. Aggressive Driving.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-142 20-142: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 368, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-142.1 20-142.1. Obedience to railroad signal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-142.2 20-142.2. Vehicles stop at certain grade crossing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-142.3 20-142.3. Certain vehicles must stop at railroad grade crossing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-142.4 20-142.4. Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-142.5 20-142.5. Stop when traffic obstructed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-143 through 20-143.1 20-143 through 20-143.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 368, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-144 20-144. Special speed limitation on bridges.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-145 20-145. When speed limit not applicable.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-146 20-146. Drive on right side of highway; exceptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-146.1 20-146.1. Operation of motorcycles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-146.2 20-146.2. Rush hour traffic lanes authorized.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-147 20-147. Keep to the right in crossing intersections or railroads.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-147.1 20-147.1. Passenger vehicle towing other vehicles to keep right.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-148 20-148. Meeting of vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-149 20-149. Overtaking a vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-150 20-150. Limitations on privilege of overtaking and passing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-150.1 20-150.1. When passing on the right is permitted.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-151 20-151: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 283, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-152 20-152. Following too closely.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-153 20-153. Turning at intersections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-154 20-154. Signals on starting, stopping or turning.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-155 20-155. Right-of-way.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-156 20-156. Exceptions to the right-of-way rule.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-157 20-157. Approach of law enforcement, fire department or rescue squad vehicles or ambulances; driving over fire hose or blocking fire-fighting equipment; parking, etc., near law enforcement, fire department, or rescue squad vehicle or ambulance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-157.1 20-157.1. Funeral processions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-158 20-158. Vehicle control signs and signals.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-158.1 20-158.1. Erection of "yield right-of-way" signs.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-158.2 20-158.2. Control of vehicles on Turnpike System.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-158.3 20-158.3. Emergency entry to controlled access roads.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-159 20-159. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-160 20-160. Driving through safety zone or on sidewalks prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-160.1 20-160.1. Failure to yield causing serious bodily injury; penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-161 20-161. Stopping on highway prohibited; warning signals; removal of vehicles from public highway.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-161.1 20-161.1. Regulation of night parking on highways.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-161.2 20-161.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 420, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-162 20-162. Parking in front of private driveway, fire hydrant, fire station, intersection of curb lines or fire lane.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-162.1 20-162.1. Prima facie rule of evidence for enforcement of parking regulations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-162.2 through 20-162.3 20-162.2 through 20-162.3. Transferred to 20-219.2, 20-219.3 by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 36.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-163 20-163. Unattended motor vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-164 20-164. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-165 20-165: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 379, s. 6.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-165.1 20-165.1. One-way traffic.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-166 20-166. Duty to stop in event of a crash; furnishing information or assistance to injured person, etc.; persons assisting exempt from civil liability.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-166.1 20-166.1. Reports and investigations required in event of accident.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-166.2 20-166.2. Duty of passenger to remain at the scene of an accident.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-167 20-167. Vehicles transporting explosives.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-167.1 20-167.1. Transportation of spent nuclear fuel.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-168 20-168. Drivers of State, county, and city vehicles subject to the provisions of this Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-169 20-169. Powers of local authorities.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-170 20-170. This Article not to interfere with rights of owners of real property with reference thereto.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171 20-171. Traffic laws apply to persons riding animals or driving animal-drawn vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.1 20-171.1. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.2 20-171.2. Bicycle racing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.3 20-171.3. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.4 20-171.4. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.5 20-171.5. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.6 20-171.6. Short title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.7 20-171.7. Legislative findings and purpose.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.8 20-171.8. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.9 20-171.9. Requirements for helmet and restraining seat use.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.10 20-171.10: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.11 20-171.11: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.12 20-171.12: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.13 20-171.13: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.14 20-171.14: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.15 20-171.15. Age restrictions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.16 20-171.16. Passengers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.17 20-171.17. Prohibited acts by sellers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.18 20-171.18. Equipment requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.19 20-171.19. Prohibited acts by owners and operators.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.20 20-171.20. Safety training and certificate.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.21 20-171.21. Penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.22 20-171.22. Exceptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.23 20-171.23. Motorized all-terrain vehicles of law enforcement officers and fire, rescue, and emergency medical services permitted on certain highways.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.24 20-171.24. Motorized all-terrain vehicle use by employees of listed municipalities and counties permitted on certain highways.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.25 20-171.25. Motorized all-terrain vehicle use by certain employees of natural gas utilities permitted on public highways and rights-of-way.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-171.26 20-171.26. Motorized all-terrain vehicle use by disabled sportsmen.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-172 20-172. Pedestrians subject to traffic-control signals.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-173 20-173. Pedestrians' right-of-way at crosswalks.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-174 20-174. Crossing at other than crosswalks; walking along highway.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-174.1 20-174.1. Standing, sitting or lying upon highways or streets prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-174.2 20-174.2. Local ordinances; pedestrians gathering, picketing, or protesting on roads or highways.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-175 20-175. Pedestrians soliciting rides, employment, business or funds upon highways or streets.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-175.1 20-175.1. Public use of white canes by other than blind persons prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-175.2 20-175.2. Right-of-way at crossings, intersections and traffic-control signal points; white cane or guide dog to serve as signal for the blind.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-175.3 20-175.3. Rights and privileges of blind persons without white cane or guide dog.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-175.4 20-175.4: Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-175.5 20-175.5. Use of motorized wheelchairs or similar vehicles not exceeding 1000 pounds gross weight.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-175.6 20-175.6. Electric personal assistive mobility devices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-176 20-176. Penalty for misdemeanor or infraction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-177 20-177. Penalty for felony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-178 20-178. Penalty for bad check.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-178.1 20-178.1. Payment and review of civil penalty imposed by Department of Public Safety.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-179 20-179. Sentencing hearing after conviction for impaired driving; determination of grossly aggravating and aggravating and mitigating factors; punishments.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-179.1 20-179.1. Presentence investigation of persons convicted of offense involving impaired driving.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-179.2 20-179.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 496, s. 8.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-179.3 20-179.3. Limited driving privilege.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-179.4 20-179.4: Repealed by Session Laws 2009-372, s. 16, effective December 1, 2009, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-180 20-180. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-181 20-181. Penalty for failure to dim, etc., beams of headlamps.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-182 20-182: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 912, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183 20-183. Duties and powers of law-enforcement officers; warning by local officers before stopping another vehicle on highway; warning tickets.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 3A - Safety and Emissions Inspection Program. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.1 20-183.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 754, s. 3.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.2 20-183.2. Description of vehicles subject to safety or emissions inspection; definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.3 20-183.3. Scope of safety inspection and emissions inspection.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.4 20-183.4. License required to perform safety inspection; qualifications for license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.4A 20-183.4A. License required to perform emissions inspection; qualifications for license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.4B 20-183.4B. Application for license; duration of license; renewal of mechanic license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.4C 20-183.4C. When a vehicle must be inspected; 10-day trip permit.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.4D 20-183.4D. Procedure when a vehicle is inspected.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.5 20-183.5. When a vehicle that fails an emissions inspection may obtain a waiver from the inspection requirement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.5A 20-183.5A. When a vehicle that fails a safety inspection because of missing emissions control devices may obtain a waiver.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.6 20-183.6: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-503, s. 10, effective October 1, 2008, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.6A 20-183.6A. Administration of program; duties of license holders.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.7 20-183.7. Fees for performing an inspection and issuing an electronic inspection authorization to a vehicle; use of civil penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.7A 20-183.7A. Penalties applicable to license holders and suspension or revocation of license for safety violations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.7B 20-183.7B. Acts that are Type I, II, or III safety violations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.8 20-183.8. Infractions and criminal offenses for violations of inspection requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.8A 20-183.8A. Civil penalties against motorists for emissions violations; waiver.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.8B 20-183.8B. Civil penalties against license holders and suspension or revocation of license for emissions violations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.8C 20-183.8C. Acts that are Type I, II, or III emissions violations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.8D 20-183.8D. Suspension or revocation of license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.8E 20-183.8E: Recodified as G.S. 20-183.8G at the direction of the Revisor of Statutes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.8F 20-183.8F. Requirements for giving license holders notice of violations and for taking summary action.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.8g 20-183.8G. Administrative and judicial review.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 3B - Permanent Weigh Stations and Portable Scales. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.9 20-183.9. Establishment and maintenance of permanent weigh stations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.10 20-183.10. Operation of the permanent weigh stations by the Department of Public Safety, State Highway Patrol Section, uniformed personnel.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.11 20-183.11: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 109, s. 5.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.12 20-183.12: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 163, s. 12.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 3C - Vehicle Equipment Safety Compact. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.13 20-183.13. Compact enacted into law; form of Compact.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.14 20-183.14. Legislative findings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.15 20-183.15. Approval of rules and regulations by General Assembly required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.16 20-183.16. Compact Commissioner.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.17 20-183.17. Cooperation of State agencies authorized.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.18 20-183.18. Filing of documents.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.19 20-183.19. Budget procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.20 20-183.20. Inspection of financial records of Commission.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-183.21 20-183.21. "Executive head" defined.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 4 - State Highway Patrol. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-184 20-184. Patrol under supervision of Department of Public Safety.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-185 20-185. Personnel; appointment; salaries.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-186 20-186. Oath of office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-187 20-187. Orders and rules for organization and conduct.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-187.1 20-187.1. Awards.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-187.2 20-187.2. Badges and service side arms of deceased or retiring members of State, city and county law-enforcement agencies; weapons of active members.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-187.3 20-187.3. Quotas prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-188 20-188. Duties of Highway Patrol.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-189 20-189. Patrolmen assigned to Governor's office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-190 20-190. Uniforms; motor vehicles and arms; expense incurred; color of vehicle.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-190.1 20-190.1. Patrol vehicles to have sirens; sounding siren.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-190.2 20-190.2. Signs showing highways patrolled by unmarked vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-190.3 20-190.3. Assignment of new highway patrol cars.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-191 20-191. Use of facilities.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-192 20-192. Shifting of personnel from one district to another.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-193 20-193: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 18.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-194 20-194. Defense of members and other State law-enforcement officers in civil actions; payment of judgments.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-195 20-195. Cooperation between Patrol and local officers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-196 20-196. Statewide radio system authorized; use of telephone lines in emergencies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-196.1 20-196.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1998-212, s. 19.6(a).[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-196.2 20-196.2. Use of aircraft to discover certain motor vehicle violations; declaration of policy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-196.3 20-196.3. Who may hold supervisory positions over sworn members of the Patrol.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-196.4 20-196.4. Oversized and hazardous shipment escort fee.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 5 - Enforcement of Collection of Judgments against Irresponsible Drivers of Motor Vehicles. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-197 through 20-211 20-197 through 20-211: Repealed by Session Laws 1947, c. 1006, s. 58.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 6 - Giving Publicity to Highway Traffic Laws through the Public Schools. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-212 through 20-215 20-212 through 20-215: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 19.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 6A - Motor Carriers of Migratory Farm Workers. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-215.1 20-215.1. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-215.2 20-215.2. Power to regulate; rules and regulations establishing minimum standards.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-215.3 20-215.3: Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 454, s. 8.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-215.4 20-215.4. Violation of regulations a misdemeanor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-215.5 20-215.5. Duties and powers of law-enforcement officers.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 7 - Miscellaneous Provisions Relating to Motor Vehicles. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-216 20-216. Passing horses or other draft animals.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-217 20-217. Motor vehicles to stop for properly marked and designated school buses in certain instances; evidence of identity of driver.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-217.1 20-217.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 779, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-218 20-218. Standard qualifications for school bus drivers; speed limit for school buses and school activity buses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-218.1 20-218.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 21.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-218.2 20-218.2. Speed limit for nonprofit activity buses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219 20-219: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 24.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.1 20-219.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 294, s. 2.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.2 20-219.2. Removal of unauthorized vehicles from private lots.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.3 20-219.3. Removal of unauthorized vehicles from gasoline service station premises.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.4 20-219.4. Public vehicular area designated.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.5 through 20-219.8 20-219.5 through 20-219.8. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 7A - Post-Towing Procedures. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.9 20-219.9. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.10 20-219.10. Coverage of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.11 20-219.11. Notice and probable cause hearing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.12 20-219.12. Option to pay or post bond.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.13 20-219.13. Hearing on lien.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.14 20-219.14. Payment to tower guaranteed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.15 20-219.15: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.16 20-219.16: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.17 20-219.17: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.18 20-219.18: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.19 20-219.19: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 7B - Notification of Towing. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-219.20 20-219.20. Requirement to give notice of vehicle towing.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 8 - Habitual Offenders. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-220 through 20-231 20-220 through 20-231: Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 243, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 8A - Issuance of New Licenses to Persons Adjudged Habitual Offenders. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-231.1 20-231.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 25.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 9 - Motor Vehicle Safety and Financial Responsibility Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-232 through 20-279 20-232 through 20-279: Repealed by Session Laws 1953, c. 1300, s. 35.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 9A - Motor Vehicle Safety and Financial Responsibility Act of 1953. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.1 20-279.1. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.2 20-279.2. Commissioner to administer Article; appeal to court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.3 20-279.3. Commissioner to furnish operating record.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.4 20-279.4: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 191, s. 4.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.5 20-279.5. Security required unless evidence of insurance; when security determined; suspension; exceptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.6 20-279.6. Further exceptions to requirement of security.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.6A 20-279.6A. Minors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.7 20-279.7. Duration of suspension.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.7A 20-279.7A. Forms to carry statement concerning perjury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.8 20-279.8. Application to nonresidents, unlicensed drivers, unregistered motor vehicles and accidents in other states.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.9 20-279.9. Form and amount of security.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.10 20-279.10. Custody, disposition and return of security; escheat.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.11 20-279.11. Matters not to be evidence in civil suits.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.12 20-279.12. Courts to report nonpayment of judgments.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.13 20-279.13. Suspension for nonpayment of judgment; exceptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.14 20-279.14. Suspension to continue until judgments satisfied.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.15 20-279.15. Payment sufficient to satisfy requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.16 20-279.16. Installment payment of judgments; default.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.17 20-279.17. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 866.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.18 20-279.18. Alternate methods of giving proof.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.19 20-279.19. Certificate of insurance as proof.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.20 20-279.20. Certificate furnished by nonresident as proof.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.21 20-279.21. "Motor vehicle liability policy" defined.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.22 20-279.22. Notice of cancellation or termination of certified policy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.23 20-279.23. Article not to affect other policies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.24 20-279.24. Bond as proof.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.25 20-279.25. Money or securities as proof.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.26 20-279.26. Owner may give proof for others.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.27 20-279.27. Substitution of proof.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.28 20-279.28. Other proof may be required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.29 20-279.29. Duration of proof; when proof may be canceled or returned.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.30 20-279.30. Surrender of license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.31 20-279.31. Other violations; penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.32 20-279.32. Exceptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.32A 20-279.32A. Exception of school bus drivers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.33 20-279.33. Self-insurers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.33A 20-279.33A. Religious organizations; self-insurance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.34 20-279.34: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 27.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.35 20-279.35. Supplemental to motor vehicle laws; repeal of laws in conflict.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.36 20-279.36. Past application of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.37 20-279.37. Article not to prevent other process.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.38 20-279.38. Uniformity of interpretation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-279.39 20-279.39. Title of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 10 - Financial Responsibility of Taxicab Operators. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-280 20-280. Filing proof of financial responsibility with governing board of municipality or county.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 11 - Liability Insurance Required of Persons Engaged in Renting Motor Vehicles. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-281 20-281. Liability insurance prerequisite to engaging in business; coverage of policy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-282 20-282. Cooperation in enforcement of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-283 20-283. Compliance with Article prerequisite to issuance of license plates.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-284 20-284. Violation a misdemeanor.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 12 - Motor Vehicle Dealers and Manufacturers Licensing Law. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-285 20-285. Regulation of motor vehicle distribution in public interest.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-286 20-286. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-287 20-287. Licenses required; penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-288 20-288. Application for license; license requirements; expiration of license; bond.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-289 20-289. License fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-290 20-290. Licenses to specify places of business; display of license and list of salesmen; advertising.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-291 20-291. Representatives to carry license and display it on request; license to name employer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-292 20-292. Dealers may display motor vehicles for sale at retail only at established salesrooms.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-292.1 20-292.1. Supplemental temporary license for sale of antique and specialty vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-293 20-293: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 440, s. 10.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-294 20-294. Grounds for denying, suspending or revoking licenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-295 20-295. Action on application.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-296 20-296. Notice and hearing upon denial, suspension, revocation or refusal to renew license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-297 20-297. Retention and inspection of certain records.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-297.1 20-297.1. Franchise-related form agreements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-298 20-298. Insurance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-299 20-299. Acts of officers, directors, partners, salesmen and other representatives.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-300 20-300. Appeals from actions of Commissioner.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-301 20-301. Powers of Commissioner.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-301.1 20-301.1. Notice of additional charges against dealer's account; informal appeals procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-302 20-302. Rules and regulations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-303 20-303. Installment sales to be evidenced by written instrument; statement to be delivered to buyer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-304 20-304. Coercion of retail dealer by manufacturer or distributor in connection with installment sales contract prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-305 20-305. Coercing dealer to accept commodities not ordered; threatening to cancel franchise; preventing transfer of ownership; granting additional franchises; terminating franchises without good cause; preventing family succession.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-305.1 20-305.1. Automobile dealer warranty obligations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-305.2 20-305.2. Unfair methods of competition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-305.3 20-305.3. Hearing notice.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-305.4 20-305.4. Motor Vehicle Dealers' Advisory Board.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-305.5 20-305.5. Sections 20-305, subdivisions (4) through (28), and 20-305.1 to 20-305.4 not applicable to certain manufacturers and dealers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-305.6 20-305.6. Unlawful for manufacturers to unfairly discriminate among dealers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-305.7 20-305.7. Protecting dealership data and consent to access dealership information.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-306 20-306. Unlawful for salesman to sell except for his employer; multiple employment; persons who arrange transactions involving the sale of new motor vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-307 20-307. Article applicable to existing and future franchises and contracts.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-307.1 20-307.1. Jurisdiction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308 20-308. Penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.1 20-308.1. Civil actions for violations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.2 20-308.2. Applicability of this Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.3 through 20-308.12 20-308.3 through 20-308.12. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 12A - Motor Vehicle Captive Finance Source Law. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.13 20-308.13. Regulation of motor vehicle captive finance sources.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.14 20-308.14. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.15 20-308.15. Prohibited contractual requirements imposed by manufacturer, distributor, or captive finance source.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.16 20-308.16. Powers of Commissioner.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.17 20-308.17. Rules and regulations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.18 20-308.18. Hearing notice.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.19 20-308.19. Article applicable to existing and future agreements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.20 20-308.20. Jurisdiction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.21 20-308.21. Civil actions for violations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-308.22 20-308.22. Applicability of this Article.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 13 - The Vehicle Financial Responsibility Act of 1957. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-309 20-309. Financial responsibility prerequisite to registration; must be maintained throughout registration period.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-309.1 20-309.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 28.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-309.2 20-309.2. Insurer shall notify Division of actions on insurance policies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-310 20-310: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 29.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-310.1 20-310.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1963, c. 964, s. 3.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-310.2 20-310.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 31.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-311 20-311. Action by the Division when notified of a lapse in financial responsibility.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-312 20-312: Repealed by Session Laws 2006-213, s. 5, effective July 1, 2008, and applicable to lapses occurring on or after that date.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-313 20-313. Operation of motor vehicle without financial responsibility a misdemeanor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-313.1 20-313.1. Making false certification or giving false information a misdemeanor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-314 20-314. Applicability of Article 9A; its provisions continued.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-315 20-315. Commissioner to administer Article; rules and regulations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-316 20-316. Divisional hearings upon lapse of liability insurance coverage.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-316.1 20-316.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2006-213, s. 5, effective July 1, 2008, and applicable to lapses occurring on or after that date.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-317 20-317. Insurance required by any other law; certain operators not affected.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-318 20-318. Federal, State and political subdivision vehicles excepted.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-319 20-319. Effective date.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 13A - Certification of Automobile Insurance Coverage by Insurance Companies. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-319.1 20-319.1. Company to forward certification within seven days after receipt of request.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-319.2 20-319.2. Penalty for failure to forward certification.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 14 - Driver Training School Licensing Law. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-320 20-320. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-321 20-321. Enforcement of Article by Commissioner.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-322 20-322. Licenses for schools necessary; regulations as to requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-323 20-323. Licenses for instructors necessary; regulations as to requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-324 20-324. Expiration and renewal of licenses; fees.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-325 20-325. Cancellation, suspension, revocation, and refusal to issue or renew licenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-326 20-326. Exemptions from Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-327 20-327. Penalties for violating Article or regulations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-328 20-328. Administration of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-329 through 20-339 20-329 through 20-339. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 15 - Vehicle Mileage Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-340 20-340. Purpose.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-341 20-341. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-342 20-342. Unlawful devices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-343 20-343. Unlawful change of mileage.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-344 20-344. Operation of vehicle with intent to defraud.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-345 20-345. Conspiracy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-346 20-346. Lawful service, repair, or replacement of odometer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-347 20-347. Disclosure requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-347.1 20-347.1. Odometer disclosure record retention.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-348 20-348. Private civil action.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-349 20-349. Injunctive enforcement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-350 20-350. Criminal offense.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 15A - New Motor Vehicles Warranties Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351 20-351. Purpose.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.1 20-351.1. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.2 20-351.2. Require repairs; when mileage warranty begins to accrue.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.3 20-351.3. Replacement or refund; disclosure requirement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.4 20-351.4. Affirmative defenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.5 20-351.5. Presumption.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.6 20-351.6. Civil action by the Attorney General.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.7 20-351.7. Civil action by the consumer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.8 20-351.8. Remedies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.9 20-351.9. Dealership liability.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.10 20-351.10. Preservation of other remedies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-351.11 20-351.11. Manufacturer's warranty for State motor vehicles that operate on diesel fuel.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-352 20-352. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-353 20-353. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 15B - North Carolina Motor Vehicle Repair Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354 20-354. Short title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.1 20-354.1. Scope and application.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.2 20-354.2. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.3 20-354.3. Written motor vehicle repair estimate and disclosure statement required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.4 20-354.4. Charges for motor vehicle repair estimate; requirement of waiver of rights prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.5 20-354.5. Notification of charges in excess of repair estimate; prohibited charges; refusal to return vehicle prohibited; inspection of parts.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.6 20-354.6. Invoice required of motor vehicle repair shop.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.7 20-354.7. Required disclosure; signs; notice to customers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.8 20-354.8. Prohibited acts and practices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.9 20-354.9. Remedies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-354.10 through 20-355 20-354.10 through 20-355. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 16 - Professional Housemoving. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-356 20-356. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-357 20-357. Housemovers to be licensed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-358 20-358. Qualifications to become licensed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-359 20-359. Effective period of license.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-359.1 20-359.1. Insurance requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-360 20-360. Requirements for permit.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-361 20-361. Application for permit and permit fee.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-362 20-362. Liability of housemovers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-363 20-363. Removal and replacement of obstructions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-364 20-364. Route changes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-365 20-365. Loading or parking on right-of-way.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-366 20-366. Effect of weather.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-367 20-367. Obtaining license or permit by fraud.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-368 20-368. Municipal regulations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-369 20-369. Out-of-state licenses and permits.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-370 20-370. Speed limits.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-371 20-371. Penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-372 20-372. Invalid section; severability.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-373 20-373. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-374 20-374. Unsafe practices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-375 20-375. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 17 - Motor Carrier Safety Regulation Unit. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-376 20-376. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-377 20-377. General powers of Department of Public Safety.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-378 20-378: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 21.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-379 20-379. Department of Public Safety to audit motor carriers for compliance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-380 20-380. Department of Public Safety may investigate accidents involving motor carriers and promote general safety program.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-381 20-381. Specific powers and duties of Department of Public Safety applicable to motor carriers; agricultural exemption.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-382 20-382. For-hire motor carrier registration, insurance verification, and temporary trip permit authority.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-382.1 20-382.1. Registration of for-hire intrastate motor carriers and verification that their vehicles are insured.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-382.2 20-382.2. Penalty for failure to comply with registration or insurance verification requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-383 20-383. Inspectors and officers given enforcement authority.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-384 20-384. Penalty for certain violations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-385 20-385. Fee schedule.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-386 20-386. Fees, charges and penalties; disposition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-387 20-387. Motor carrier violating any provision of Article, rules or orders; penalty.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-388 20-388. Willful acts of employees deemed those of motor carrier.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-389 20-389. Actions to recover penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-390 20-390. Refusal to permit Department of Public Safety to inspect records made misdemeanor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-391 20-391. Violating rules, with injury to others.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-392 20-392. Failure to make report; obstructing Division or Department of Public Safety.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-393 20-393. Disclosure of information by employee of Department of Public Safety unlawful.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-394 20-394. Remedies for injuries cumulative.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-395 20-395. Willful injury to property of motor carrier a misdemeanor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-396 20-396. Unlawful motor carrier operations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-397 20-397. Furnishing false information to the Department of Public Safety; withholding information from the Department of Public Safety.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 20-398 20-398. Household goods carrier; marking or identification of vehicles.[RTF] [PDF]