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    Upon first appearance, the Montana Vehicle Code resembles a colossal monument to legal-speak, but after paging through it you will quickly realize that it's a gold mine of information. Every driving rule and regulation is explained in categorical detail under Title 61.

    Samples of Important Chapters

    In all, there are 13 chapters devoted to driving statutes. A sample of some of the chapters and some of the topics covered is as follows:

    Highway Safety

    • Driver rehabilitation programs
    • Vehicle equipment safety
    • County drinking and driving prevention programs

    Driver's Licenses

    • Residency requirements
    • Providing information to the Selective Service
    • Motorcycle endorsements

    Vehicle Equipment

    • Maintenance of brakes
    • Muffler regulations
    • Headlamp requirements

    Titles, Registrations, and Taxation

    • Lost certificates
    • Vehicle identification numbers
    • Boat registration

    Traffic Regulation

    • No-passing zone violations
    • Driving under the influence
    • Use of radar
    • Reckless driving
    • Special speed zones
    • Hand signals

    Check Your License Status

    Whenever you need or want to check the status of your driver’s license, you can order a driving record report. This record will spell out if your driver’s license is currently valid. Should your license have been revoked or suspended, the report will indicate that according to what’s on record at the DOJ. This report will also show points against your license and, in some cases, information on any accidents you have had.

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