Additional Laws to Remember
- drive on a sidewalk except when it is part of a driveway
- back up on any shoulder or roadway of any controlled access highway. Backing is prohibited unless it is done safely and does not interfere with other vehicles.
- open doors on the side of a vehicle on which traffic is moving unless it can be done safely. The door may remain open only long enough to load and unload passengers.
- wear a headset while driving. Headsets are defined as any device, other than a hearing aid, that allows the wearer to hear or receive electronic communications. Motorcycle, motor-driven cycle and moped operators may use intercom helmets that permit drivers and/or passengers to speak to one another.
- drive onto a railroad crossing, enter an intersection or drive within a marked crosswalk unless there is enough space to allow passage of other vehicles, pedestrians or railroad trains.
- tow one vehicle with another except by a drawbar. In most cases, the distance between the two cars should not exceed 15 feet. A towed vehicle also should be coupled to the towing vehicle with 2 chains or cables.
- remove a wrecked or damaged vehicle from the roadway without removing all glass and other debris.
- overload a vehicle with passengers or freight so the driver's view is obstructed. No more than three persons should ride in the front seat of a vehicle.
- ride in a house trailer while it is being moved on a street or highway.
- operate or permit to be operated any sound system (radio, tape player or disc player) at a volume that can be heard 75 feet or more from a vehicle being driven.