Traffic Law

The articles presented here were written by attorneys practicing in Whatcom County. They’re meant to provide you with legal information. For legal advice you should contact a qualified attorney.

Traffic laws are the laws which regulate vehicles and other traffic including pedestrians, animals and other conveyances. Traffic laws and regulations vary from place to place. In many countries, the rules of the road are codified, setting out the legal requirements and punishments for breaking them. In the U.S, traffic laws are regulated by the states and municipalities through their respective traffic codes. Most of these are based at least in part on the Uniform Vehicle Code, but there are variations from state to state.