Mississippi’s distracted driving law prohibits all motorists from text messaging while operating a vehicle. Read the specifics of what the law prohibits, the exceptions, and the penalties for a texting ticket.
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Mississippi, you’ll typically be looking at a fine. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some of the specific consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.
Mississippi prohibits driving without a license and driving on a suspended license. This article explains what constitutes these violations, the possible penalties, and the exemptions to the license requirement.
According the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, 76 percent of children under the age of 16 who died in a motor vehicle crash in 2008 were riding unrestrained. The following table indicates Mississippi’s requirements. The types of child restraints are discussed in more detail below: