Montana’s Traffic Violation Point System
Montana drivers who accumulate at least 15 traffic violation points in a 36-month period will receive a notice of six-month suspension.
Montana’s Teen Driver’s License and Insurance Requirements
Montana requires teens to hold a learner’s license before obtaining a driver’s license and imposes certain age-related restrictions and requirements on teens with licenses.
Montana’s Speeding Laws and Penalties
Montana has two types of speeding laws: “absolute limits” and a “basic speeding law.” This article explains the differences between the two and the consequences of a speeding violation.
Red Light and Stop Sign Tickets in Montana
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Montana, 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 of the specific consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.
Driving Without a Valid (or on a Suspended) License in Montana
Montana prohibits driving without a valid license—suspended, revoked, or never issued. This article explains what constitutes these violations, the possible penalties, and the exemptions to the rule.
Montana’s Child Car Seat and Seatbelt Laws
All Montana passengers are required to wear seatbelts. Montana also has special rules for children, requiring safety seats appropriate for the child’s age, weight, and height.
Montana’s Commercial Driver’s License Laws
Obtaining a commercial driver's license (CDL) in Montana 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.