Washington D.C.'s Teen Driving Laws and Insurance Requirements
Washington D.C. uses the “GRAD” (Gradual Rearing of Adult Drivers) system to advance teen drivers from a learner's permit to a regular driver's license.
Washington D.C.’s Cellphone-Use & Texting-While-Driving Laws
Washington D.C.’s distracted driving laws contain cellphone and text-messaging restrictions on all drivers. Learn the specifics of what the law prohibits and the penalties for a ticket.
Red Light and Stop Sign Tickets in Washington D.C.
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Washington D.C., you’ll typically be looking at a fine and 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.
District of Columbia’s Commercial Driver’s License Laws
Obtaining a commercial driver's license (CDL) in D.C. 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.