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Every state in the country is making strides to go green. However, green vehicle laws vary from state to state. Select your state from the map above to find the eco-friendly driver regulations enlisted in your area to protect the environment and improve air quality.

For starters, many states require emissions testing as a condition of vehicle registration. Their goal is to keep gross polluters off the roads. In some cases, eco-friendly vehicles such as fully electric cars and diesel-powered vehicles are emissions test exempt. Refer to our green law content to determine whether your vehicle must undergo a smog check or inspection.

Most states also recognize that it's up to everyone to work toward greener, cleaner driving habits. Therefore, we cover laws for residents and their passengers vehicles, regulations for commercial drivers, and rules for government-operated vehicles. This includes everything from requirements for converting a passenger vehicle to run on alternative fuels to to idling restrictions for truckers.

In addition to simplifying local statutes and vehicle code on cars, trucks, low-speed EVs, and other vehicles permitted to operate on public roadways, we also tackle regulations on alternative fuels such as special fuel taxes, alternative fuel vehicle license fees, and more.

Whether you drive a fuel-efficient car or are looking to replace your gas guzzler, keep up with the latest laws by clicking on your state.

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