§ 39-10-01 Provisions of title refer to vehicles upon the highways – Exceptions
§ 39-10-01.1 Required obedience to traffic laws
§ 39-10-02 Obedience to police officer or firefighter
§ 39-10-02.1 Person riding animal or driving animal-drawn vehicle
§ 39-10-03 Class A authorized emergency vehicles
§ 39-10-03.1 Class B authorized emergency vehicles
§ 39-10-03.2 Class C authorized emergency vehicles
§ 39-10-04 Obedience to and required traffic-control devices
§ 39-10-05 Traffic-control signal legend
§ 39-10-06 Pedestrian control signals
§ 39-10-07 Flashing signals
§ 39-10-07.1 Lane-direction-control signals
§ 39-10-07.2 Display of unauthorized signs, signals, or markings
§ 39-10-07.3 Interference with official traffic-control device or railroad sign or signal
§ 39-10-08 Drive on right side of roadway – Exceptions
§ 39-10-09 Passing vehicles proceeding in opposite directions
§ 39-10-11 Overtaking a vehicle on the left
§ 39-10-11.1 Overtaking and passing a bicycle
§ 39-10-12 When overtaking on the right is permitted
§ 39-10-13 Limitations on overtaking on the left
§ 39-10-14 Further limitations on driving on left of center of roadway
§ 39-10-15 No-passing zones
§ 39-10-16 One-way roadways and rotary traffic islands
§ 39-10-17 Driving on roadways laned for traffic
§ 39-10-18 Following too closely
§ 39-10-19 Driving on divided highway
§ 39-10-20 Restricted access
§ 39-10-21 Restrictions on use of controlled-access roadway
§ 39-10-21.1 Closing road because of hazardous conditions – Road closure notice – Entering closed road prohibited
§ 39-10-22 Vehicle approaching or entering intersection
§ 39-10-22.1 Entering freeways – Right of way
§ 39-10-23 Vehicle turning left
§ 39-10-24 Stop signs and yield signs
§ 39-10-25 Vehicle entering roadway
§ 39-10-26 Vehicle to stop or yield the right of way for authorized emergency vehicle or vehicle used for maintaining the state highway system – Penalty
§ 39-10-26.1 Highway construction and maintenance
§ 39-10-26.2 Permitting use of vehicle to violate section 39-10-26 prohibited – Presumption of permission – Defense – Dual prosecution prohibited
§ 39-10-26.3 Vehicle to yield the right of way for stationary motor vehicles
§ 39-10-27 Pedestrian obedience to traffic-control devices and traffic regulations
§ 39-10-28 Pedestrian’s right of way in crosswalk
§ 39-10-29 Crossing at other than crosswalk
§ 39-10-30 Driver to exercise due care
§ 39-10-32 Pedestrians to use right half of crosswalks
§ 39-10-33 Pedestrian on roadway
§ 39-10-33.1 Pedestrian’s right of way on sidewalk
§ 39-10-33.2 Pedestrian to yield to authorized emergency vehicles
§ 39-10-33.3 Blind pedestrian right of way
§ 39-10-33.4 Pedestrian under influence of alcohol or drugs
§ 39-10-33.5 Bridge and railroad signals
§ 39-10-34 Pedestrian soliciting ride or business
§ 39-10-35 Required position and method of turning
§ 39-10-36 Limitations on turning around
§ 39-10-37 Starting parked vehicle
§ 39-10-38 Turning movements and required signals
§ 39-10-39 Signals by hand and arm or signal lamps
§ 39-10-40 Method of giving hand-and-arm signals
§ 39-10-41 Obedience to signal indicating approach of train or other on-track equipment
§ 39-10-42 All vehicles must stop at certain railroad grade crossings
§ 39-10-43 Certain vehicles must stop at all railroad grade crossings
§ 39-10-44 Stop signs and yield signs
§ 39-10-45 Emerging from alley, driveway, private road, or building
§ 39-10-46 Overtaking and passing schoolbus
§ 39-10-46.1 Permitting use of vehicle to violate section 39-10-46 prohibited – Presumption of permission – Defense – Dual prosecution prohibited
§ 39-10-47 Stopping, standing, or parking outside of business or residence districts
§ 39-10-48 Officer authorized to remove illegally stopped vehicle
§ 39-10-49 Stopping, standing, or parking prohibited in specified places
§ 39-10-50 Additional parking regulations
§ 39-10-50.1 Electric vehicle parking stalls or spaces – Unauthorized parking or obstructing
§ 39-10-51.1 Parking violations – Lessor responsibility
§ 39-10-52 Limitations on backing
§ 39-10-52.1 Driving upon sidewalk
§ 39-10-52.2 Riding in housetrailer
§ 39-10-54 Obstruction to driver’s view or driving mechanism
§ 39-10-54.1 Opening and closing vehicle door
§ 39-10-55 Driving on mountain highways
§ 39-10-56 Coasting prohibited
§ 39-10-57 Following emergency vehicle too closely prohibited – Stopping by emergency vehicle
§ 39-10-58 Crossing firehose
§ 39-10-59 Garbage, glass, rubbish, and injurious materials on highway prohibited
§ 39-10-64 Driving through safety zone prohibited
§ 39-10-65 Operation of motor vehicle, tractor, or other vehicle prohibited on flood protective works – Exception – Penalty
§ 39-10-67 Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossing
§ 39-10-68 Stop when traffic obstructed
§ 39-10-69 Charging violation and proving negligence in civil action
§ 39-10-71 Fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer – Penalty
§ 39-10-72 Funeral processions – Traffic regulations
§ 39-10-73 Flashing green lights
§ 39-10-74 Motor vehicle platoons

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Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 39-10 - General Rules of the Road

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • children: includes children by birth and by adoption. See North Dakota Code 1-01-18
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute means the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Individual: means a human being. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Official: means a municipal judge or a magistrate or other qualified individual appointed by the presiding judge of the judicial district to serve for all or part of the judicial district. See North Dakota Code 39-06.1-01
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Points: means the number of demerits assigned to particular types of traffic violations. See North Dakota Code 39-06.1-01
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • written: include "typewriting" and "typewritten" and "printing" and "printed" except in the case of signatures and when the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See North Dakota Code 1-01-37