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. Please note that GHSA does not compile any additional data on state laws other than what is presented in these pages. For more information, consult the appropriate 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