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

    Penalties

    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

    N/A

    Other

    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

    $50-$250

  • Mature Drivers

    Length of Regular Renewal Cycle

    3 years

    Provisions for Mature Drivers

    None

  • Motorcyclists

    Universal helmet law.

  • Seat Belts

    Type of Law

    Primary

    Who Is Covered?

    Riders over 6

    In What Seat?

    All

    Maximum Fine for 1st Offense

    $25

  • Sobriety Checkpoints

    Checkpoints are conducted twice a month.

  • Speeding and Aggressive Driving

    Rural Interstates

    None

    Urban Interstates

    Cars (MPH) Trucks (MPH)
    45 25

    Other Limited Access Roads

    None

  • 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