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’s distracted driving law prohibits text messaging while driving. But there’s currently no state-wide ban on cellphone use while driving. Read about the law's specifics, including the penalties for a texting ticket.
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.
A motorist who drives with negligence or recklessness in Alaska and kills another person may face homicide, manslaughter, or murder charges. Learn more about how the offense is defined and the penalties you'll face if convicted