Hawaii’s Cellphone-Use & Texting-While-Driving Laws
Hawaii’s distracted driving laws prohibit all motorists from using a handheld mobile electronic device while driving. And for certain drivers, even hands-free device use is prohibited. Read more about the laws' specifics, including the penalties for a cellphone to texting ticket.
Speeding Tickets and Penalties in Hawaii
In addition to "absolute speed limits," Hawaii's "basic speeding law" prohibits driving at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent and having regard to the actual and potential hazards and conditions then existing.
Red Light and Stop Sign Tickets in Hawaii
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Hawaii, you’ll typically be looking at a fine. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some specific consequences of a stop sign or red light ticket.
Driving Without a Valid (or on a Suspended) License in Hawaii
What does it mean to drive without a license in Hawaii? Driving without a license can refer to three scenarios: unlicensed driving, driving after having your license suspended, or driving without your license in your possession.
Hawaii’s Child Safety Seat and Seatbelt Laws
Hawaii has laws mandating restraint systems for children in cars. The types of child restraints generally depend on the size and age of the child.
Hawaii’s Commercial Driver’s License Laws
Obtaining a commercial driver's license (CDL) in Hawaii 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.