Northern Mariana Islands

GHSA maintains data on state laws surrounding a number of highway safety issues. Below is information regarding laws in the Northern Mariana Islands. For more information, consult the State Highway Safety Office.

  • Alcohol Impaired Driving


    Increased Penalty for High BAC Administrative License Suspension on First Offense Limited Driving Privileges During Suspension Vehicle and License Plate Sanctions
      30 days - <6 months    

    Ignition Interlocks



    Open Container Laws Repeat Offender Laws Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment
    Yes Yes No


  • Bicyclists and Pedestrians

    Bicycle helmets required for all riders under 18.

  • Child Passenger Safety

    Child Restraint Required

    Under 5 yrs or under 70 lbs

    Adult Safety Belt Permissible

    Over 5 yrs or over 70 lbs

    Maximum Fine for 1st Offense


  • Mature Drivers

    Length of Regular Renewal Cycle

    3 years

    Provisions for Mature Drivers


  • Motorcyclists

    Universal helmet law.

  • Seat Belts

    Type of Law


    Who Is Covered?

    Riders over 6

    In What Seat?


    Maximum Fine for 1st Offense


  • Sobriety Checkpoints

    Checkpoints are conducted twice a month.

  • Speeding and Aggressive Driving

    Rural Interstates


    Urban Interstates

    Cars (MPH) Trucks (MPH)
    45 25

    Other Limited Access Roads


  • Teen and Novice Drivers

    Full Privilege Minimum Age

    No data

    Learner Stage

    Minimum Age (Years/Months)

    Minimum Duration (Months)

    Required Supervised Driving Hours (Night Hours)

    15 / 6 No data No data

    Intermediate Stage

    No data