nd.gov - The Official Portal for North Dakota State Government
North Dakota: Legendary. Follow the trail of legends

Top Navigation - Left

July 2013

NOTICE OF ACCIDENT LAW CHANGES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 30, 2013

Bismarck, N.D. – Starting Thursday, motorists who strike a deer or other undomesticated animal no longer need to report the crash to law enforcement if the crash results in property damage only, regardless of the amount of damage to the vehicle. The driver may proceed to their home if the vehicle is able to be driven.

All crashes involving an injury still need to be reported. Law enforcement will respond to the scene when requested to provide assistance or when the vehicle has been disabled.

VEHICLE INSPECTION LAW CHANGE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 25, 2013

BISMARCK, N.D. – Starting August 1, 2013, the North Dakota Highway Patrol will no longer be inspecting salvaged motor vehicles.  These inspections had been completed for motor vehicles for which a salvage certificate of title had been issued and the owner wants to obtain a regular certificate of title.  According to the new section of law, these vehicle inspections are to be completed by a business that is registered with the secretary of state, is in good standing, and offers motor vehicle repair to the public.

DRIVING WITHOUT LIABILITY INSURANCE LAW CHANGES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 18, 2013

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Highway Patrol reminds citizens that it’s against the law to drive without liability insurance and motorists must carry proof of insurance in their vehicles.

The 63rd Legislative Assembly changed the law regarding driving without liability insurance. Currently, a driver stopped for a violation has 20 days to provide proof of insurance if they are unable to locate proof in their vehicle.

COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 2, 2013

Bismarck, N.D. - The North Dakota Highway Patrol joined approximately 10,000 local, state, provincial and federal inspectors from the United States, Canada and Mexico to participate in Roadcheck, the largest targeted commercial motor vehicle enforcement program in the world. The three-day enforcement, held June 4-6, is an annual program that involves members of the NDHP’s motor carrier division.

For More Information

Contact: Sergeant Tom Iverson, NDHP
North Dakota Highway Patrol
701-328-2455