If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Alaska, you’ll likely face fines and demerit points on your driving record. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some specific consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.
Alaska bans texting while driving for all drivers but there is no ban on cell phone use. Laws banning handheld cellphones have been introduced into the Alaska legislature and have not passed. Cell Phone Use There is no cell phone ban for Alaska drivers
To qualify for a disability parking plates or placards (sometimes referred to as a “handicapped sticker”) in Alaska, you must meet one of the conditions described below and must obtain a licensed physician’s certification prior to the initial issuance of disability access placards:
Alaska uses a point system aimed at reducing motor vehicle accidents Under that system convictions for moving traffic violations are assigned numeric point values ranging from 2 points to 10 points Violations with the highest likelihood of contributing to crashes are assigned the higher point values Each point serves as a demerit, and the more you get, the more likely it is that you will h
Obtaining a commercial driver's license (CDL) in Alaska requires passage of a skills and knowledge test based upon the type of commercial motor vehicles (CMV) being driven. Federal law requires that CDL drivers crossing state lines must be 21 years of age. States may set different age limits for commercial drivers that operate solely within the state.