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Title 56 of the 1976 Code of Laws is the general statutory law relating to motor vehicles and the violation of motor vehicle laws that would be tried in the magistrate’s courts. Title 56 has 16 Chapters which in varying degrees contain acts of the General Assembly regulating motor vehicles and traffic law enforcement which would be triable in the magistrate or municipal court or might be before the magistrate or municipal court for a probable cause determination in a matter beyond the trial jurisdiction of the magistrate or municipal court judge. The several chapters relating to motor vehicles of Title 56 are as follows:

 

Beginning Section:

Driver’s License

56-1-10

Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing

56-3-10

Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways

56-5-10

Traffic Tickets

56-7-10

Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Act

56-9-10

Motor Vehicle Registration and Financial Responsibility

56-10-10

Regulation of Manufacturers, Distributors and Dealers

56-15-10

Regulation of Motorcycle Manufactures, Distributors, Dealers, and Wholesalers

56-16-10

Protection of Titles to and Interests in Motor Vehicles

56-19-10

Regulation of Traffic at State Institutions

56-21-10

Driver Training Schools

56-23-10

Non-Resident Traffic Violators Compact

56-25-10

Professional Housemoving

56-27-10

Enforcement of Motor Vehicle Express Warranties

56-28-10

Motor Vehicle Chop Shop, Stolen, and Altered Property Act

56-29-10

Rental of Private Passenger Automobiles

56-31-10

There are several areas of the law relating to motor vehicles that are of particular concern to magistrates and municipal court judges. These subjects will be dealt with specifically in the text that follows.