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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 20: Motor Vehicles.

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Article 1 - Division of Motor Vehicles. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-1§ 20-1. Division of Motor Vehicles established.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-2§ 20-2. Commissioner of Motor Vehicles; rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-3§ 20-3. Organization of Division.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-3.1§ 20-3.1. Purchase of additional airplanes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4§ 20-4: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-190, s. 4, effective January 1, 2003.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.01§ 20-4.01. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.02§ 20-4.02. (Effective July 1, 2020) Quadrennial adjustment of certain fees and rates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.03§ 20-4.03. Administrative hearing fees.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 1A - Reciprocity Agreements as to Registration and Licensing. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.1§ 20-4.1. Declaration of policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.2§ 20-4.2. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.3§ 20-4.3. Commissioner may make reciprocity agreements, arrangements or declarations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.4§ 20-4.4. Authority for reciprocity agreements; provisions; reciprocity standards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.5§ 20-4.5. Base-state registration reciprocity.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.6§ 20-4.6. Repealed by Session Laws 1997-122, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.7§ 20-4.7. Extension of reciprocal privileges to lessees authorized.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.8§ 20-4.8. Automatic reciprocity, when.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.9§ 20-4.9. Suspension of reciprocity benefits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.10§ 20-4.10. Agreements to be written, filed and available for distribution.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.11§ 20-4.11. Reciprocity agreements in effect at time of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.12§ 20-4.12. Article part of and supplemental to motor vehicle registration law.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.13 through 20-4.17§§ 20-4.13 through 20-4.17. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 1B - Reciprocal Provisions as to Arrest of Nonresidents. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.18§ 20-4.18. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.19§ 20-4.19. Issuance of citation to nonresident; officer to report noncompliance.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 1C - Drivers License Compact. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.21§ 20-4.21. Title of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.22§ 20-4.22. Commissioner may make reciprocity agreements, arrangements, or declarations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.23§ 20-4.23. Legislative findings and policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.24§ 20-4.24. Reports of convictions; effect of reports.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.25§ 20-4.25. Review of license status in other states upon application for license in member state.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.26§ 20-4.26. Effect on other laws or agreements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.27§ 20-4.27. Effect on other State driver license laws.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.28§ 20-4.28. Administration and exchange of information.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.29§ 20-4.29. Withdrawal from Drivers License Compact.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-4.30§ 20-4.30. Construction and severability.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Uniform Driver's License Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-5§ 20-5. Title of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-6§ 20-6. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-7§ 20-7. Issuance and renewal of drivers licenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-7.01§ 20-7.01: Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 667, s. 43.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-7.1§ 20-7.1. Notice of change of address or name.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-7.2§ 20-7.2. Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 581, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-7.3§ 20-7.3. Availability of organ, eye, and tissue donor cards at motor vehicle offices.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-7.4§ 20-7.4. License to Give Trust Fund established.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-7.5§ 20-7.5. License to Give Trust Fund Commission established.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-7.6§ 20-7.6. Powers and duties of the License to Give Trust Fund Commission.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-8§ 20-8. Persons exempt from license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-9§ 20-9. What persons shall not be licensed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-9.1§ 20-9.1. Physicians, psychologists, and other medical providers providing medical information on drivers with physical or mental disabilities or diseases.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-9.2§ 20-9.2. Selective service system registration requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-9.3§ 20-9.3. Notification of requirements for sex offender registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-10§ 20-10. Age limits for drivers of public passenger-carrying vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-10.1§ 20-10.1. Mopeds.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-11.1§ 20-11.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1965, c. 410, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-12§ 20-12: Repealed by Session Laws 1997-16, s. 6.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-12.1§ 20-12.1. Impaired supervision or instruction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-13§ 20-13. Suspension of license of provisional licensee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-13.1§ 20-13.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 555, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-13.2§ 20-13.2. Grounds for revoking provisional license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-13.3§ 20-13.3. Immediate civil license revocation for provisional licensees charged with certain offenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-14§ 20-14. Duplicate licenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-15§ 20-15. Authority of Division to cancel license or endorsement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-15.1§ 20-15.1. Revocations when licensing privileges forfeited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-16§ 20-16. Authority of Division to suspend license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-16.01§ 20-16.01. Double penalties for offenses committed while operating a commercial motor vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-16.3A§ 20-16.3A. Checking stations and roadblocks.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-16.4§ 20-16.4: Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 691, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-16.5§ 20-16.5. Immediate civil license revocation for certain persons charged with implied-consent offenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17§ 20-17. Mandatory revocation of license by Division.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17.1§ 20-17.1. Revocation of license of mental incompetents, alcoholics and habitual users of narcotic drugs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17.1A§ 20-17.1A. Restoration of license for person adjudicated to be restored to competency.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17.3§ 20-17.3. Revocation for underage purchasers of alcohol.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17.4§ 20-17.4. Disqualification to drive a commercial motor vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17.5§ 20-17.5. Effect of disqualification.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17.7§ 20-17.7. Commercial motor vehicle out-of-service fines authorized.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17.8§ 20-17.8. Restoration of a license after certain driving while impaired convictions; ignition interlock.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17.8A§ 20-17.8A. Tampering with ignition interlock systems.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-17.9§ 20-17.9. Revocation of commercial drivers license with a P or S endorsement upon conviction of certain offenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-18§ 20-18. Conviction of offenses described in § 20-181 not ground for suspension or revocation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-19§ 20-19. Period of suspension or revocation; conditions of restoration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-20§ 20-20: Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 938, s. 5.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-20.1§ 20-20.1. Limited driving privilege for certain revocations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-20.2§ 20-20.2. Processing fee for limited driving privilege.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-21§ 20-21. No operation under foreign license during suspension or revocation in this State.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-22§ 20-22. Suspending privileges of nonresidents and reporting convictions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-23§ 20-23. Revoking resident's license upon conviction in another state.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-23.1§ 20-23.1. Suspending or revoking operating privilege of person not holding license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-23.2§ 20-23.2. Suspension of license for conviction of offense involving impaired driving in federal court.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-24.1§ 20-24.1. Revocation for failure to appear or pay fine, penalty or costs for motor vehicle offenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-24.2§ 20-24.2. Court to report failure to appear or pay fine, penalty or costs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-25§ 20-25. Right of appeal to court.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-26§ 20-26. Records; copies furnished; charge.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-27§ 20-27. Availability of records.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-28§ 20-28. Unlawful to drive while license revoked, after notification, or while disqualified.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-28.1§ 20-28.1. Conviction of moving offense committed while driving during period of suspension or revocation of license.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-28.4§ 20-28.4. Release of impounded motor vehicles by judge.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-28.5§ 20-28.5. Forfeiture of impounded motor vehicle or funds.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-28.7§ 20-28.7. Responsibility of Division of Motor Vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-28.8§ 20-28.8. Reports to the Division.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-28.9§ 20-28.9. Authority for the State Surplus Property Agency to administer a statewide or regional towing, storage, and sales program for vehicles forfeited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-29§ 20-29. Surrender of license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-29.1§ 20-29.1. Commissioner may require reexamination; issuance of limited or restricted licenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-30§ 20-30. Violations of license, learner's permit, or special identification card provisions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-31§ 20-31. Making false affidavits perjury.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-32§ 20-32. Unlawful to permit unlicensed minor to drive motor vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-33§ 20-33. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 667, s. 28.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-34§ 20-34. Unlawful to permit violations of this Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-34.1§ 20-34.1. Violations for wrongful issuance of a drivers license or a special identification card.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-35§ 20-35. Penalties for violating Article; defense to driving without a license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-36§ 20-36. Ten-year-old convictions not considered.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37§ 20-37. Limitations on issuance of licenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.01§ 20-37.01. Drivers License Technology Fund.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.02§ 20-37.02. Verification of drivers license information.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2A - Afflicted, Disabled or Handicapped Persons. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.1§ 20-37.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 157, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.5§ 20-37.5. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.6§ 20-37.6. Parking privileges for handicapped drivers and passengers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.6A§ 20-37.6A. Parking privileges for out-of-state handicapped drivers and passengers.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2B - Special Identification Cards for Nonoperators. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.7§ 20-37.7. Special identification card.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.8§ 20-37.8. Fraudulent use prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.9§ 20-37.9. Notice of change of address or name.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2C - Commercial Driver License. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.10§ 20-37.10. Title of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.11§ 20-37.11. Purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.12§ 20-37.12. Commercial drivers license required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.13§ 20-37.13. Commercial drivers license qualification standards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.13A§ 20-37.13A. Medical qualifications standards; waiver for intrastate drivers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.14§ 20-37.14. Nonresident commercial driver license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.14A§ 20-37.14A. Prohibit issuance or renewal of certain categories of commercial drivers licenses to sex offenders.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.15§ 20-37.15. Application for commercial drivers license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.16§ 20-37.16. Content of license; classifications and endorsements; fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.17§ 20-37.17. Record check and notification of license issuance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.18§ 20-37.18. Notification required by driver.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.19§ 20-37.19. Employer responsibilities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.20§ 20-37.20. Notification of traffic convictions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.20A§ 20-37.20A. Driving record notation for testing positive in a drug or alcohol test.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.20B§ 20-37.20B. Appeal of disqualification for testing positive in a drug or alcohol test.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.21§ 20-37.21. Penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.22§ 20-37.22. Rule making authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-37.23§ 20-37.23. Authority to enter agreements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-38§ 20-38: Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2D - Implied-Consent Offense Procedures. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-38.1§ 20-38.1. Applicability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-38.2§ 20-38.2. Investigation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-38.3§ 20-38.3. Police processing duties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-38.4§ 20-38.4. Initial appearance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-38.5§ 20-38.5. Facilities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-38.6§ 20-38.6. Motions and district court procedure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-38.7§ 20-38.7. Appeal to superior court.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Motor Vehicle Act of 1937. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-38.100§ 20-38.100: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-39§ 20-39. Administering and enforcing laws; rules and regulations; agents, etc.; seal; fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-39.1§ 20-39.1. Publicly owned vehicles to be marked; private license plates on publicly owned vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-40§ 20-40. Offices of Division.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-41§ 20-41. Commissioner to provide forms required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-42§ 20-42. Authority to administer oaths and certify copies of records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-43§ 20-43. Records of Division.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-43.1§ 20-43.1. Disclosure of personal information in motor vehicle records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-43.2§ 20-43.2. Internet access to organ donation records by organ procurement organizations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-43.3§ 20-43.3. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-43.4§ 20-43.4. Current list of licensed drivers to be provided to jury commissions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-44§ 20-44. Authority to grant or refuse applications.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-45§ 20-45. Seizure of documents and plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-46§ 20-46. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 99.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-47§ 20-47. Division may summon witnesses and take testimony.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-48§ 20-48. Giving of notice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-49§ 20-49. Police authority of Division.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-49.1§ 20-49.1. Supplemental police authority of Division officers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-49.2§ 20-49.2. Supplemental authority of State Highway Patrol Motor Carrier Enforcement officers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-49.3§ 20-49.3. Bureau of License and Theft; custody of seized vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-50§ 20-50. Owner to secure registration and certificate of title; temporary registration markers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-50.1§ 20-50.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 574, s. 5.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-50.2§ 20-50.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 624, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-51§ 20-51. Exempt from registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-52§ 20-52. Application for registration and certificate of title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-52.1§ 20-52.1. Manufacturer's certificate of transfer of new motor vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-53§ 20-53. Application for specially constructed, reconstructed, or foreign vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-53.1§ 20-53.1. Specially constructed vehicle certificate of title and registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-53.2§ 20-53.2: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-53.3§ 20-53.3. Appeal of specially constructed vehicle classification determination to Vehicle Classification Review Committee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-53.4§ 20-53.4. Registration of mopeds; certificate of title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-53.5§ 20-53.5. Titling and registration of HMMWV.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-54§ 20-54. Authority for refusing registration or certificate of title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-54.1§ 20-54.1. Forfeiture of right of registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-55§ 20-55. Examination of registration records and index of seized, stolen, and recovered vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-56§ 20-56. Registration indexes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-57§ 20-57. Division to issue certificate of title and registration card.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58§ 20-58. Perfection by indication of security interest on certificate of title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.1§ 20-58.1. Duty of the Division upon receipt of application for notation of security interest.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.2§ 20-58.2. Date of perfection.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.3§ 20-58.3. Notation of assignment of security interest on certificate of title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.3A§ 20-58.3A. Automatic expiration of security interest in manufactured home; renewal of security interests in manufactured homes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.4§ 20-58.4. Release of security interest.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.4A§ 20-58.4A. Electronic lien system.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.5§ 20-58.5. Duration of security interest in favor of corporations which dissolve or become inactive.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.6§ 20-58.6. Duty of secured party to disclose information.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.7§ 20-58.7. Cancellation of certificate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.8§ 20-58.8. Applicability of §§ 20-58 to 20-58.8; use of term "lien".[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.9§ 20-58.9. Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 838, s. 3.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-58.10§ 20-58.10. Effective date of §§ 20-58 to 20-58.9.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-59§ 20-59. Unlawful for lienor who holds certificate of title not to surrender same when lien satisfied.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-60§ 20-60. Owner after transfer not liable for negligent operation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-61§ 20-61. Owner dismantling or wrecking vehicle to return evidence of registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-62§ 20-62: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 533, s. 9.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-62.1§ 20-62.1. Purchase of vehicles for purposes of scrap or parts only.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-63§ 20-63. Registration plates furnished by Division; requirements; replacement of regular plates with First in Flight plates or First in Freedom plates; surrender and reissuance; displaying; preservation and cleaning; alteration or concealment of numbers; commission contracts for issuance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-63.01§ 20-63.01. Bonds required for commission contractors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-63.02§ 20-63.02. Advisory committee of commission contractors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-63.1§ 20-63.1. Division may cause plates to be reflectorized.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-64§ 20-64. Transfer of registration plates to another vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-64.1§ 20-64.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 6.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-64.2§ 20-64.2: Repealed by Session Laws 2010-132, s. 4, effective December 1, 2010.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-65§ 20-65. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, 2nd Session, c. 1280, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-66§ 20-66. Renewal of vehicle registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-66.1§ 20-66.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1389, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-67§ 20-67. Notice of change of address or name.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-68§ 20-68. Replacement of lost or damaged certificates, cards and plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-69§ 20-69. Division authorized to assign new engine number.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-70§ 20-70. Division to be notified when another engine is installed or body changed.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-71.1§ 20-71.1. Registration evidence of ownership; ownership evidence of defendant's responsibility for conduct of operation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-71.2§ 20-71.2. Declaration of purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-71.3§ 20-71.3. Salvage and other vehicles – titles and registration cards to be branded.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-71.4§ 20-71.4. Failure to disclose damage to a vehicle shall be a misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-72§ 20-72. Transfer by owner.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-73§ 20-73. New owner must get new certificate of title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-74§ 20-74. Penalty for making false statement about transfer of vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-75§ 20-75. When transferee is dealer or insurance company.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-75.1§ 20-75.1. Conditional delivery of motor vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-76§ 20-76. Title lost or unlawfully detained; bond as condition to issuance of new certificate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-77§ 20-77. Transfer by operation of law; sale under mechanic's or storage lien; unclaimed vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-78§ 20-78. When Division to transfer registration and issue new certificate; recordation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-78.1§ 20-78.1. Terminal rental adjustment clauses; vehicle leases that are not sales or security interests.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79§ 20-79. Dealer license plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.01§ 20-79.01. Special sports event temporary license plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.02§ 20-79.02. Loaner/Dealer "LD" license plate for franchised dealer loaner vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.1A§ 20-79.1A. Limited registration plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.2§ 20-79.2. Transporter plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.3§ 20-79.3: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 440, s. 5.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.3A§ 20-79.3A. Requirements to establish a special registration plate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.4§ 20-79.4. Special registration plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.5§ 20-79.5. Special registration plates for elected and appointed State government officials.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.6§ 20-79.6. Special registration plates for members of the judiciary.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.7§ 20-79.7. Fees for special registration plates and distribution of the fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-79.8§ 20-79.8. Expiration of special registration plate authorization.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-81.12§ 20-81.12. Collegiate insignia plates and certain other special plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-82§ 20-82: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 163, s. 3.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-83§ 20-83. Registration by nonresidents.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-84§ 20-84. Permanent registration plates; State Highway Patrol.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-84.1§ 20-84.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1999-220, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-84.2§ 20-84.2. Definition; reciprocity; Commissioner's powers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-85§ 20-85. Schedule of fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-85.1§ 20-85.1. Registration by mail; one-day title service; fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-86§ 20-86. Penalty for engaging in a "for-hire" business without proper license plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-86.1§ 20-86.1. International Registration Plan.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-87§ 20-87. Passenger vehicle registration fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-87.1§ 20-87.1. Interchange of passenger buses with nonresident common carriers of passengers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-88§ 20-88. Property-hauling vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-88.02§ 20-88.02. Registration of logging vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-88.03§ 20-88.03. Late fee; motor vehicle registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-88.1§ 20-88.1. Driver education.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-89§ 20-89: Repealed by Sessions Laws 1981, c. 976, s. 7.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-90§ 20-90: Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 976, s. 8.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-91§ 20-91. Audit of vehicle registrations under the International Registration Plan.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-91.1§ 20-91.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-491, s. 2, effective January 1, 2008.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-91.2§ 20-91.2: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-491, s. 2, effective January 1, 2008.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-92§ 20-92: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 10.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-93§ 20-93: Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 976, s. 10.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-94§ 20-94. Partial payments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-95§ 20-95. Prorated fee for license plate issued for other than a year.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-97§ 20-97. Taxes credited to Highway Fund; municipal vehicle taxes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-98§ 20-98: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-491, s. 2, effective January 1, 2008.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-99§ 20-99: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-491, s. 2, effective January 1, 2008.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-100§ 20-100. Vehicles junked or destroyed by fire or collision.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-101§ 20-101. Certain business vehicles to be marked.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-101.1§ 20-101.1. Conspicuous disclosure of dealer administrative fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-101.2§ 20-101.2. Conspicuous disclosure of dealer finance yield charges.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-101.3§ 20-101.3. Conspicuous disclosure of dealer shop and other service-related fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-102§ 20-102. Report of stolen and recovered motor vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-102.1§ 20-102.1. False report of theft or conversion a misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-102.2§ 20-102.2. Report of failure to return hired motor vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-103§ 20-103. Reports by owners of stolen and recovered vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-104§ 20-104. Action by Division on report of stolen or embezzled vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-105§ 20-105. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-106§ 20-106. Receiving or transferring stolen vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-106.1§ 20-106.1. Fraud in connection with rental of motor vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-106.2§ 20-106.2. Sublease and loan assumption arranging regulated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-107§ 20-107. Injuring or tampering with vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-108§ 20-108. Vehicles or component parts of vehicles without manufacturer's numbers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-109§ 20-109. Altering or changing engine or other numbers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-109.1§ 20-109.1. Surrender of titles to salvage vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-109.2§ 20-109.2. Surrender of title to manufactured home.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-110§ 20-110. When registration shall be rescinded.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-111§ 20-111. Violation of registration provisions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-112§ 20-112. Making false affidavit perjury.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-113§ 20-113: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 13.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-114§ 20-114. Duty of officers; manner of enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-114.3§ 20-114.3: Repealed by Session Laws 2007-433, s. 3(a), (b), effective October 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-115§ 20-115. Scope and effect of regulations in this Part.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-115.1§ 20-115.1. Limitations on tandem trailers and semitrailers on certain North Carolina highways.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-116§ 20-116. Size of vehicles and loads.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-117§ 20-117. Flag or light at end of load.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-117.1§ 20-117.1. Requirements for mirrors and fuel container.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-118§ 20-118. Weight of vehicles and load.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-118.1§ 20-118.1. Officers may weigh vehicles and require overloads to be removed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-118.2§ 20-118.2. Authority to fix higher weight limitations at reduced speeds for certain vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-118.3§ 20-118.3. Vehicle or combination of vehicles operated without registration plate subject to civil penalty.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-119§ 20-119. Special permits for vehicles of excessive size or weight; fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-119.1§ 20-119.1. Use of excess overweight and oversize fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-120§ 20-120. Operation of flat trucks on State highways regulated; trucks hauling leaf tobacco in barrels or hogsheads.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-121§ 20-121. When authorities may restrict right to use highways.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-121.1§ 20-121.1. Operation of a low-speed vehicle on certain roadways.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-122§ 20-122. Restrictions as to tire equipment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-122.1§ 20-122.1. Motor vehicles to be equipped with safe tires.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-123§ 20-123. Trailers and towed vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-123.1§ 20-123.1. Steering mechanism.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-123.2§ 20-123.2 Speedometer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-124§ 20-124. Brakes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-125§ 20-125. Horns and warning devices.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-125.1§ 20-125.1. Directional signals.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-126§ 20-126. Mirrors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-127§ 20-127. Windows and windshield wipers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-128§ 20-128. Exhaust system and emissions control devices.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-128.1§ 20-128.1. Control of visible emissions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-128.2§ 20-128.2. Motor vehicle emission standards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-129§ 20-129. Required lighting equipment of vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-129.1§ 20-129.1. Additional lighting equipment required on certain vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-129.2§ 20-129.2. Lighting equipment for mobile homes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-130§ 20-130. Additional permissible light on vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-130.1§ 20-130.1. Use of red or blue lights on vehicles prohibited; exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-130.2§ 20-130.2. Use of amber lights on certain vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-130.3§ 20-130.3. Use of white or clear lights on rear of vehicles prohibited; exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-131§ 20-131. Requirements as to headlamps and auxiliary driving lamps.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-132§ 20-132. Acetylene lights.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-133§ 20-133. Enforcement of provisions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-134§ 20-134. Lights on parked vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-135§ 20-135. Safety glass.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-135.1§ 20-135.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 30.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-135.2§ 20-135.2. Safety belts and anchorages.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-135.2A§ 20-135.2A. (See Editor's note) Seat belt use mandatory.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-135.3§ 20-135.3. Seat belt anchorages for rear seats of motor vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-135.4§ 20-135.4. Certain automobile safety standards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-136§ 20-136. Smoke screens.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-136.1§ 20-136.1. Location of television, computer, or video players, monitors, and screens.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-136.2§ 20-136.2. Air bag installation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137§ 20-137: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 379, s. 18.2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.1§ 20-137.1. Child restraint systems required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.2§ 20-137.2. Operation of vehicles resembling law-enforcement vehicles unlawful; punishment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.3§ 20-137.3. Unlawful use of a mobile phone by persons under 18 years of age.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.4§ 20-137.4. Unlawful use of a mobile phone.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.4A§ 20-137.4A. Unlawful use of mobile telephone for text messaging or electronic mail.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.5§ 20-137.5. Child passenger safety technician; limitation of liability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.6§ 20-137.6. Declaration of purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.7§ 20-137.7. Definitions of words and phrases.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.8§ 20-137.8. Secretary may adopt rules and regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.9§ 20-137.9. Removal from private property.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.10§ 20-137.10. Abandoned and derelict vehicles to be tagged; determination of value.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.11§ 20-137.11. Title to vest in State.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.12§ 20-137.12. Secretary may contract for disposal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.13§ 20-137.13. No liability for removal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-137.14§ 20-137.14. Enclosed, antique, registered and certain other vehicles exempt.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138§ 20-138: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 435, s. 23.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138.1§ 20-138.1. Impaired driving.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138.2§ 20-138.2. Impaired driving in commercial vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138.2A§ 20-138.2A. Operating a commercial vehicle after consuming alcohol.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138.2C§ 20-138.2C. Possession of alcoholic beverages while operating a commercial motor vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138.3§ 20-138.3. Driving by person less than 21 years old after consuming alcohol or drugs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138.4§ 20-138.4. Requirement that prosecutor explain reduction or dismissal of charge in implied-consent case.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138.5§ 20-138.5. Habitual impaired driving.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138.6§ 20-138.6. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-138.7§ 20-138.7. Transporting an open container of alcoholic beverage.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-139§ 20-139. Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 435, s. 23.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-139.1§ 20-139.1. Procedures governing chemical analyses; admissibility; evidentiary provisions; controlled-drinking programs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-140§ 20-140. Reckless driving.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-140.1§ 20-140.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-140.2§ 20-140.2. Overloaded or overcrowded vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-140.3§ 20-140.3. Unlawful use of National System of Interstate and Defense Highways and other controlled-access highways.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-140.4§ 20-140.4. Special provisions for motorcycles and mopeds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-140.5§ 20-140.5. Special mobile equipment may tow certain vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-141§ 20-141. Speed restrictions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-141.1§ 20-141.1. Speed limits in school zones.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-141.3§ 20-141.3. Unlawful racing on streets and highways.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-141.5§ 20-141.5. Speeding to elude arrest; seizure and sale of vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-141.6§ 20-141.6. Aggressive Driving.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-142§ 20-142: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 368, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-142.1§ 20-142.1. Obedience to railroad signal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-142.2§ 20-142.2. Vehicles stop at certain grade crossing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-142.3§ 20-142.3. Certain vehicles must stop at railroad grade crossing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-142.4§ 20-142.4. Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-142.5§ 20-142.5. Stop when traffic obstructed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-143 through 20-143.1§§ 20-143 through 20-143.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 368, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-144§ 20-144. Special speed limitation on bridges.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-145§ 20-145. When speed limit not applicable.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-146§ 20-146. Drive on right side of highway; exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-146.1§ 20-146.1. Operation of motorcycles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-146.2§ 20-146.2. Rush hour traffic lanes authorized.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-147§ 20-147. Keep to the right in crossing intersections or railroads.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-147.1§ 20-147.1. Passenger vehicle towing other vehicles to keep right.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-148§ 20-148. Meeting of vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-149§ 20-149. Overtaking a vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-150§ 20-150. Limitations on privilege of overtaking and passing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-150.1§ 20-150.1. When passing on the right is permitted.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-151§ 20-151: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 283, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-152§ 20-152. Following too closely.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-153§ 20-153. Turning at intersections.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-154§ 20-154. Signals on starting, stopping or turning.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-155§ 20-155. Right-of-way.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-156§ 20-156. Exceptions to the right-of-way rule.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-157.1§ 20-157.1. Funeral processions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-158§ 20-158. Vehicle control signs and signals.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-158.1§ 20-158.1. Erection of "yield right-of-way" signs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-158.2§ 20-158.2. Control of vehicles on Turnpike System.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-158.3§ 20-158.3. Emergency entry to controlled access roads.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-159§ 20-159. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-160§ 20-160. Driving through safety zone or on sidewalks prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-160.1§ 20-160.1. Failure to yield causing serious bodily injury; penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-161§ 20-161. Stopping on highway prohibited; warning signals; removal of vehicles from public highway.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-161.1§ 20-161.1. Regulation of night parking on highways.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-161.2§ 20-161.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 420, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-162§ 20-162. Parking in front of private driveway, fire hydrant, fire station, intersection of curb lines or fire lane.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-162.1§ 20-162.1. Prima facie rule of evidence for enforcement of parking regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-163§ 20-163. Unattended motor vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-164§ 20-164. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-165§ 20-165: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 379, s. 6.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-165.1§ 20-165.1. One-way traffic.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-166.1§ 20-166.1. Reports and investigations required in event of accident.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-166.2§ 20-166.2. Duty of passenger to remain at the scene of an accident.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-166.3§ 20-166.3. Limit storage duration for vehicle damaged as a result of a collision.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-167§ 20-167. Vehicles transporting explosives.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-167.1§ 20-167.1. Transportation of spent nuclear fuel.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-168§ 20-168. Drivers of State, county, and city vehicles subject to the provisions of this Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-169§ 20-169. Powers of local authorities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-170§ 20-170. This Article not to interfere with rights of owners of real property with reference thereto.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171§ 20-171. Traffic laws apply to persons riding animals or driving animal-drawn vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.1§ 20-171.1. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.2§ 20-171.2. Bicycle racing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.3§ 20-171.3. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.4§ 20-171.4. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.5§ 20-171.5. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.6§ 20-171.6. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.7§ 20-171.7. Legislative findings and purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.8§ 20-171.8. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.9§ 20-171.9. Requirements for helmet and restraining seat use.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.10§ 20-171.10: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.11§ 20-171.11: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.12§ 20-171.12: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.13§ 20-171.13: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.14§ 20-171.14: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.15§ 20-171.15. Age restrictions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.16§ 20-171.16. Passengers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.17§ 20-171.17. Prohibited acts by sellers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.18§ 20-171.18. Equipment requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.19§ 20-171.19. Prohibited acts by owners and operators.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.20§ 20-171.20. Safety training and certificate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.21§ 20-171.21. Penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.22§ 20-171.22. Exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.24§ 20-171.24. Motorized all-terrain vehicle use by municipal and county employees permitted on certain highways.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-171.26§ 20-171.26. Motorized all-terrain vehicle use by disabled sportsmen.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-172§ 20-172. Pedestrians subject to traffic-control signals.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-173§ 20-173. Pedestrians' right-of-way at crosswalks.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-174§ 20-174. Crossing at other than crosswalks; walking along highway.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-174.1§ 20-174.1. Standing, sitting or lying upon highways or streets prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-174.2§ 20-174.2. Local ordinances; pedestrians gathering, picketing, or protesting on roads or highways.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-175§ 20-175. Pedestrians soliciting rides, employment, business or funds upon highways or streets.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-175.1§ 20-175.1. Public use of white canes by other than blind persons prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-175.3§ 20-175.3. Rights and privileges of blind persons without white cane or guide dog.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-175.4§ 20-175.4: Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-175.5§ 20-175.5. Use of motorized wheelchairs or similar vehicles not exceeding 1000 pounds gross weight.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-175.6§ 20-175.6. Electric personal assistive mobility devices.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-176§ 20-176. Penalty for misdemeanor or infraction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-177§ 20-177. Penalty for felony.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-178§ 20-178. Penalty for bad check.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-178.1§ 20-178.1. Payment and review of civil penalty imposed by Department of Public Safety.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-179§ 20-179. Sentencing hearing after conviction for impaired driving; determination of grossly aggravating and aggravating and mitigating factors; punishments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-179.1§ 20-179.1. Presentence investigation of persons convicted of offense involving impaired driving.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-179.2§ 20-179.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 496, s. 8.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-179.3§ 20-179.3. Limited driving privilege.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-180§ 20-180. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1330, s. 39.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-181§ 20-181. Penalty for failure to dim, etc., beams of headlamps.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-182§ 20-182: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 912, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3A - Safety and Emissions Inspection Program. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.1§ 20-183.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 754, s. 3.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.2§ 20-183.2. Description of vehicles subject to safety or emissions inspection; definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.3§ 20-183.3. Scope of safety inspection and emissions inspection.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.4§ 20-183.4. License required to perform safety inspection; qualifications for license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.4A§ 20-183.4A. License required to perform emissions inspection; qualifications for license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.4B§ 20-183.4B. Application for license; duration of license; renewal of mechanic license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.4C§ 20-183.4C. When a vehicle must be inspected; 10-day temporary license plate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.4D§ 20-183.4D. Procedure when a vehicle is inspected.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.5§ 20-183.5. When a vehicle that fails an emissions inspection may obtain a waiver from the inspection requirement.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.6A§ 20-183.6A. Administration of program; duties of license holders.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.7A§ 20-183.7A. Penalties applicable to license holders and suspension or revocation of license for safety violations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.7B§ 20-183.7B. Acts that are Type I, II, or III safety violations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.8§ 20-183.8. Infractions and criminal offenses for violations of inspection requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.8A§ 20-183.8A. Civil penalties against motorists for emissions violations; waiver.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.8B§ 20-183.8B. Civil penalties against license holders and suspension or revocation of license for emissions violations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.8C§ 20-183.8C. Acts that are Type I, II, or III emissions violations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.8D§ 20-183.8D. Suspension or revocation of license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.8E§ 20-183.8E: Recodified as G.S. 20-183.8G at the direction of the Revisor of Statutes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.8F§ 20-183.8F. Requirements for giving license holders notice of violations and for taking summary action.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.8G§ 20-183.8G. Administrative and judicial review.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3B - Permanent Weighing Stations and Portable Scales. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.9§ 20-183.9. Establishment and maintenance of permanent weigh stations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.10§ 20-183.10. Operation of the permanent weigh stations by the Department of Public Safety, State Highway Patrol, uniformed personnel.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.11§ 20-183.11: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 109, s. 5.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.12§ 20-183.12: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 163, s. 12.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3C - Vehicle Equipment Safety Compact. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.13§ 20-183.13. Compact enacted into law; form of Compact.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.14§ 20-183.14. Legislative findings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.15§ 20-183.15. Approval of rules and regulations by General Assembly required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.16§ 20-183.16. Compact Commissioner.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.17§ 20-183.17. Cooperation of State agencies authorized.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.18§ 20-183.18. Filing of documents.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.19§ 20-183.19. Budget procedure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.20§ 20-183.20. Inspection of financial records of Commission.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.21§ 20-183.21. "Executive head" defined.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3D - Automatic License Plate Reader Systems. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.30§ 20-183.30. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.31§ 20-183.31. Regulation of use.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-183.32§ 20-183.32. Preservation and disclosure of records.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - State Highway Patrol. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-184§ 20-184. Patrol under supervision of Department of Public Safety.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-185§ 20-185. Personnel; appointment; salaries.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-186§ 20-186. Oath of office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-187§ 20-187. Orders and rules for organization and conduct.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-187.1§ 20-187.1. Awards.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-187.3§ 20-187.3. Quotas prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-187.4§ 20-187.4. Disposition of retired service animals.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-187.5§ 20-187.5. Trademark authorization.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-188§ 20-188. Duties of Highway Patrol.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-189§ 20-189. Patrolmen assigned to Governor's office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-189.1§ 20-189.1. Lieutenant Governor Executive Protection Detail.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-189.2§ 20-189.2. State Highway Patrol Security Detail.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-190§ 20-190. Uniforms; motor vehicles and arms; expense incurred; color of vehicle.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-190.1§ 20-190.1. Patrol vehicles to have sirens; sounding siren.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-190.2§ 20-190.2. Signs showing highways patrolled by unmarked vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-190.3§ 20-190.3. Assignment of new highway patrol cars.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-191§ 20-191. Use of facilities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-192§ 20-192. Shifting of personnel from one district to another.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-193§ 20-193: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 18.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-194§ 20-194. Defense of members and other State law-enforcement officers in civil actions; payment of judgments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-195§ 20-195. Cooperation between Patrol and local officers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-196§ 20-196. Statewide radio system authorized; use of telephone lines in emergencies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-196.1§ 20-196.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1998-212, s. 19.6(a).[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-196.2§ 20-196.2. Use of aircraft to discover certain motor vehicle violations; declaration of policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-196.3§ 20-196.3. Who may hold supervisory positions over sworn members of the Patrol.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-196.4§ 20-196.4. Oversized and hazardous shipment escort fee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-196.5§ 20-196.5. Report on gang prevention recommendations.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Enforcement of Collection of Judgments against Irresponsible Drivers of Motor Vehicles. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-197 through 20-211§§ 20-197 through 20-211: Repealed by Session Laws 1947, c. 1006, s. 58.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Giving Publicity to Highway Traffic Laws through the Public Schools. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-212 through 20-215§§ 20-212 through 20-215: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 19.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6A - Motor Carriers of Migratory Farm Workers. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-215.1§ 20-215.1. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-215.2§ 20-215.2. Power to regulate; rules and regulations establishing minimum standards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-215.3§ 20-215.3: Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 454, s. 8.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-215.4§ 20-215.4. Violation of regulations a misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-215.5§ 20-215.5. Duties and powers of law-enforcement officers.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Miscellaneous Provisions Relating to Motor Vehicles. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-216§ 20-216. Passing horses or other draft animals.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-217.1§ 20-217.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 779, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-218§ 20-218. Standard qualifications for school bus drivers; speed limit for school buses and school activity buses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-218.1§ 20-218.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 21.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-218.2§ 20-218.2. Speed limit for nonprofit activity buses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219§ 20-219: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 24.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.1§ 20-219.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 294, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.2§ 20-219.2. Removal of unauthorized vehicles from private lots.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.3§ 20-219.3. Removal of unauthorized vehicles from gasoline service station premises.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.4§ 20-219.4. Public vehicular area designated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.5 through 20-219.8§§ 20-219.5 through 20-219.8. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7A - Post-Towing Procedures. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.9§ 20-219.9. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.10§ 20-219.10. Coverage of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.11§ 20-219.11. Notice and probable cause hearing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.12§ 20-219.12. Option to pay or post bond.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.13§ 20-219.13. Hearing on lien.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.14§ 20-219.14. Payment to tower guaranteed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.15§ 20-219.15: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.16§ 20-219.16: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.17§ 20-219.17: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.18§ 20-219.18: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.19§ 20-219.19: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7B - Notification of Towing. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-219.20§ 20-219.20. Requirement to give notice of vehicle towing.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Habitual Offenders. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-220 through 20-231§§ 20-220 through 20-231: Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 243, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8A - Issuance of New Licenses to Persons Adjudged Habitual Offenders. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-231.1§ 20-231.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 25.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9 - Motor Vehicle Safety and Financial Responsibility Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-232 through 20-279§§ 20-232 through 20-279: Repealed by Session Laws 1953, c. 1300, s. 35.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9A - Motor Vehicle Safety and Financial Responsibility Act of 1953. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.1§ 20-279.1. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.2§ 20-279.2. Commissioner to administer Article; appeal to court.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.3§ 20-279.3. Commissioner to furnish operating record.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.4§ 20-279.4: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 191, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.5§ 20-279.5. Security required unless evidence of insurance; when security determined; suspension; exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.6§ 20-279.6. Further exceptions to requirement of security.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.6A§ 20-279.6A. Minors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.7§ 20-279.7. Duration of suspension.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.7A§ 20-279.7A. Forms to carry statement concerning perjury.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.8§ 20-279.8. Application to nonresidents, unlicensed drivers, unregistered motor vehicles and accidents in other states.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.9§ 20-279.9. Form and amount of security.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.10§ 20-279.10. Custody, disposition and return of security; escheat.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.11§ 20-279.11. Matters not to be evidence in civil suits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.12§ 20-279.12. Courts to report nonpayment of judgments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.13§ 20-279.13. Suspension for nonpayment of judgment; exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.14§ 20-279.14. Suspension to continue until judgments satisfied.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.15§ 20-279.15. Payment sufficient to satisfy requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.16§ 20-279.16. Installment payment of judgments; default.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.17§ 20-279.17. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 866.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.18§ 20-279.18. Alternate methods of giving proof.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.19§ 20-279.19. Certificate of insurance as proof.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.20§ 20-279.20. Certificate furnished by nonresident as proof.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.21§ 20-279.21. "Motor vehicle liability policy" defined.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.22§ 20-279.22. Notice of cancellation or termination of certified policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.23§ 20-279.23. Article not to affect other policies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.24§ 20-279.24. Bond as proof.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.25§ 20-279.25. Money or securities as proof.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.26§ 20-279.26. Owner may give proof for others.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.27§ 20-279.27. Substitution of proof.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.28§ 20-279.28. Other proof may be required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.29§ 20-279.29. Duration of proof; when proof may be canceled or returned.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.30§ 20-279.30. Surrender of license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.31§ 20-279.31. Other violations; penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.32§ 20-279.32. Exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.32A§ 20-279.32A. Exception of school bus drivers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.33§ 20-279.33. Self-insurers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.33A§ 20-279.33A. Religious organizations; self-insurance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.34§ 20-279.34: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 27.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.35§ 20-279.35. Supplemental to motor vehicle laws; repeal of laws in conflict.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.36§ 20-279.36. Past application of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.37§ 20-279.37. Article not to prevent other process.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.38§ 20-279.38. Uniformity of interpretation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-279.39§ 20-279.39. Title of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 10 - Financial Responsibility of Taxicab Operators. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280§ 20-280. Filing proof of financial responsibility with governing board of municipality or county.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 10A - Transportation Network Companies. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.1§ 20-280.1. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.2§ 20-280.2. Permissible services and limitations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.3§ 20-280.3. Permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.4§ 20-280.4. Financial responsibility.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.5§ 20-280.5. Safety requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.6§ 20-280.6. Background checks.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.7§ 20-280.7. Authority of Division.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.8§ 20-280.8. Presumption that TNC drivers are independent contractors.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.9§ 20-280.9. Airport operators.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-280.10§ 20-280.10. Statewide regulation.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 11 - Liability Insurance Required of Persons Engaged in Renting Motor Vehicles. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-281§ 20-281. Liability insurance prerequisite to engaging in business; coverage of policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-282§ 20-282. Cooperation in enforcement of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-283§ 20-283. Compliance with Article prerequisite to issuance of license plates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-284§ 20-284. Violation a misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 12 - Motor Vehicle Dealers and Manufacturers Licensing Law. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-285§ 20-285. Regulation of motor vehicle distribution in public interest.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-286§ 20-286. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-287§ 20-287. Licenses required; penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-288§ 20-288. Application for license; license requirements; expiration of license; bond.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-289§ 20-289. License fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-290§ 20-290. Licenses to specify places of business; display of license and list of salesmen; advertising.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-291§ 20-291. Representatives to carry license and display it on request; license to name employer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-292§ 20-292. Dealers may display motor vehicles for sale at retail only at established salesrooms.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-292.1§ 20-292.1. Supplemental temporary license for sale of antique and specialty vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-293§ 20-293: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 440, s. 10.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-294§ 20-294. Grounds for denying, suspending, placing on probation, or revoking licenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-295§ 20-295. Action on application.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-296§ 20-296. Notice and hearing upon denial, suspension, revocation, placing on probation, or refusal to renew license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-297§ 20-297. Retention and inspection of certain records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-297.1§ 20-297.1. Franchise-related form agreements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-298§ 20-298. Insurance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-299§ 20-299. Acts of officers, directors, partners, salesmen and other representatives.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-300§ 20-300. Appeals from actions of Commissioner.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-301§ 20-301. Powers of Commissioner.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-301.1§ 20-301.1. Notice of additional charges against dealer's account; informal appeals procedure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-302§ 20-302. Rules and regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-303§ 20-303. Installment sales to be evidenced by written instrument; statement to be delivered to buyer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-304§ 20-304. Coercion of retail dealer by manufacturer or distributor in connection with installment sales contract prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-305.1§ 20-305.1. Automobile dealer warranty obligations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-305.2§ 20-305.2. Unfair methods of competition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-305.3§ 20-305.3. Hearing notice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-305.4§ 20-305.4. Motor Vehicle Dealers' Advisory Board.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-305.5§ 20-305.5. Recreational vehicle manufacturer warranty recall obligations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-305.6§ 20-305.6. Unlawful for manufacturers to unfairly discriminate among dealers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-305.7§ 20-305.7. Protecting dealership data and consent to access dealership information.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-307§ 20-307. Article applicable to existing and future franchises and contracts.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-307.1§ 20-307.1. Jurisdiction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308§ 20-308. Penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.1§ 20-308.1. Civil actions for violations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.2§ 20-308.2. Applicability of this Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.3 through 20-308.12§§ 20-308.3 through 20-308.12. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 12A - Motor Vehicle Captive Finance Source Law. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.13§ 20-308.13. Regulation of motor vehicle captive finance sources.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.14§ 20-308.14. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.15§ 20-308.15. Prohibited contractual requirements imposed by manufacturer, distributor, or captive finance source.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.16§ 20-308.16. Powers of Commissioner.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.17§ 20-308.17. Rules and regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.18§ 20-308.18. Hearing notice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.19§ 20-308.19. Article applicable to existing and future agreements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.20§ 20-308.20. Jurisdiction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.21§ 20-308.21. Civil actions for violations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-308.22§ 20-308.22. Applicability of this Article.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 13 - The Vehicle Financial Responsibility Act of 1957. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-309§ 20-309. Financial responsibility prerequisite to registration; must be maintained throughout registration period.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-309.1§ 20-309.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 28.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-309.2§ 20-309.2. Insurer shall notify Division of actions on insurance policies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-310§ 20-310: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 29.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-310.1§ 20-310.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1963, c. 964, s. 3.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-310.2§ 20-310.2: Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 761, s. 31.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-311§ 20-311. Action by the Division when notified of a lapse in financial responsibility.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-313§ 20-313. Operation of motor vehicle without financial responsibility a misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-313.1§ 20-313.1. Making false certification or giving false information a misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-314§ 20-314. Applicability of Article 9A; its provisions continued.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-315§ 20-315. Commissioner to administer Article; rules and regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-316§ 20-316. Divisional hearings upon lapse of liability insurance coverage.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-317§ 20-317. Insurance required by any other law; certain operators not affected.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-318§ 20-318. Federal, State and political subdivision vehicles excepted.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-319§ 20-319. Effective date.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 13A - Certification of Automobile Insurance Coverage by Insurance Companies. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-319.1§ 20-319.1. Company to forward certification within seven days after receipt of request.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-319.2§ 20-319.2. Penalty for failure to forward certification.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 14 - Driver Training School Licensing Law. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-320§ 20-320. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-321§ 20-321. Enforcement of Article by Commissioner.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-322§ 20-322. Licenses for schools necessary; regulations as to requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-323§ 20-323. Licenses for instructors necessary; regulations as to requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-324§ 20-324. Expiration and renewal of licenses; fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-325§ 20-325. Cancellation, suspension, revocation, and refusal to issue or renew licenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-326§ 20-326. Exemptions from Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-327§ 20-327. Penalties for violating Article or regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-328§ 20-328. Administration of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-329 through 20-339§§ 20-329 through 20-339. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 15 - Vehicle Mileage Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-340§ 20-340. Purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-341§ 20-341. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-342§ 20-342. Unlawful devices.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-343§ 20-343. Unlawful change of mileage.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-344§ 20-344. Operation of vehicle with intent to defraud.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-345§ 20-345. Conspiracy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-346§ 20-346. Lawful service, repair, or replacement of odometer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-347§ 20-347. Disclosure requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-347.1§ 20-347.1. Odometer disclosure record retention.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-348§ 20-348. Private civil action.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-349§ 20-349. Injunctive enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-350§ 20-350. Criminal offense.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 15A - New Motor Vehicles Warranties Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351§ 20-351. Purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.1§ 20-351.1. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.2§ 20-351.2. Require repairs; when mileage warranty begins to accrue.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.3§ 20-351.3. Replacement or refund; disclosure requirement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.4§ 20-351.4. Affirmative defenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.5§ 20-351.5. Presumption.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.6§ 20-351.6. Civil action by the Attorney General.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.7§ 20-351.7. Civil action by the consumer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.8§ 20-351.8. Remedies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.9§ 20-351.9. Dealership liability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.10§ 20-351.10. Preservation of other remedies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-351.11§ 20-351.11. Manufacturer's warranty for State motor vehicles that operate on diesel fuel.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-352§ 20-352. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-353§ 20-353. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 15B - North Carolina Motor Vehicle Repair Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354§ 20-354. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354.1§ 20-354.1. Scope and application.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354.2§ 20-354.2. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354.3§ 20-354.3. Written motor vehicle repair estimate and disclosure statement required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354.4§ 20-354.4. Charges for motor vehicle repair estimate; requirement of waiver of rights prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
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.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354.6§ 20-354.6. Invoice required of motor vehicle repair shop.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354.7§ 20-354.7. Required disclosure; signs; notice to customers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354.8§ 20-354.8. Prohibited acts and practices.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354.9§ 20-354.9. Remedies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-354.10 through 20-355§§ 20-354.10 through 20-355. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 16 - Professional Housemoving. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-356§ 20-356. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-357§ 20-357. Housemovers to be licensed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-358§ 20-358. Qualifications to become licensed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-359§ 20-359. Effective period of license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-359.1§ 20-359.1. Insurance requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-360§ 20-360. Requirements for permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-361§ 20-361. Application for permit and permit fee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-362§ 20-362. Liability of housemovers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-363§ 20-363. Removal and replacement of obstructions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-364§ 20-364. Route changes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-365§ 20-365. Loading or parking on right-of-way.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-366§ 20-366. Effect of weather.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-367§ 20-367. Obtaining license or permit by fraud.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-368§ 20-368. Municipal regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-369§ 20-369. Out-of-state licenses and permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-370§ 20-370. Speed limits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-371§ 20-371. Penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-372§ 20-372. Invalid section; severability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-373§ 20-373. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-374§ 20-374. Unsafe practices.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-375§ 20-375. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 17 - Motor Carrier Safety Regulation Unit. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-376§ 20-376. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-377§ 20-377. General powers of Department of Public Safety.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-378§ 20-378: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 756, s. 21.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-379§ 20-379. Department of Public Safety to audit motor carriers for compliance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-380§ 20-380. Department of Public Safety may investigate accidents involving motor carriers and promote general safety program.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-381§ 20-381. Specific powers and duties of Department of Public Safety applicable to motor carriers; agricultural exemption.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-382§ 20-382. For-hire motor carrier registration, insurance verification, and temporary trip permit authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-382.1§ 20-382.1. Registration of for-hire intrastate motor carriers and verification that their vehicles are insured.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-382.2§ 20-382.2. Penalty for failure to comply with registration or insurance verification requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-383§ 20-383. Inspectors and officers given enforcement authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-384§ 20-384. Penalty for certain violations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-385§ 20-385. Fee schedule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-386§ 20-386. Fees, charges and penalties; disposition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-387§ 20-387. Motor carrier violating any provision of Article, rules or orders; penalty.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-388§ 20-388. Willful acts of employees deemed those of motor carrier.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-389§ 20-389. Actions to recover penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-390§ 20-390. Refusal to permit Department of Public Safety to inspect records made misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-391§ 20-391. Violating rules, with injury to others.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-392§ 20-392. Failure to make report; obstructing Division or Department of Public Safety.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-393§ 20-393. Disclosure of information by employee of Department of Public Safety unlawful.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-394§ 20-394. Remedies for injuries cumulative.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-395§ 20-395. Willful injury to property of motor carrier a misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-396§ 20-396. Unlawful motor carrier operations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-397§ 20-397. Furnishing false information to the Department of Public Safety; withholding information from the Department of Public Safety.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-398§ 20-398. Household goods carrier; marking or identification of vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 18 - Regulation of Fully Autonomous Vehicles. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-400§ 20-400. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-401§ 20-401. Regulation of fully autonomous vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-402§ 20-402. Applicability to vehicles other than fully autonomous vehicles.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 20-403§ 20-403. Fully Autonomous Vehicle Committee.[HTML] [RTF]

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