The following information is updated periodically. However, laws and regulations can change between updates. State statutes and local ordinances are the ultimate authorities for these issues.
Points of Interest
Rural Interstates: Cars 75, Trucks 75
Urban Interstates: Cars 60, Trucks 60
Other Limited Access Roads: Cars 65, Trucks 65
These speed limits apply unless a different limit is posted.
Speed Limits Enforcement Techniques
Enforced through use of:
Automated Speed Enforcement: Yes
Ticket Payment Methods
Consult your ticket or clerk of courts
Trial By Declaration Allowed
Allowed at the discretion of each individual court
Jury Trial Allowed
Member of Nonresident Compact
Member of Driver License Compact
When and Where to File Accident Reports
The driver of a vehicle which is involved in an accident resulting in bodily injury to or death of any person or total property damage to an apparent extent of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or more shall, within ten (10) days after the accident, forward a written report of the accident to the highway department.
(Wyoming Statute 31-5-1106, http://michie.lexisnexis.com/wyoming/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main-h.htm)
Resident Insurance Requirements
Liability insurance is required (although some states allow posting a cash bond or such as an alternative)
Minimum Coverage Required:
Injury to one person: $25,000
All injuries: $50,000
Property Damage: $20,000
Novice Drivers: No special restrictions
School Bus Drivers: No special restrictions
All Drivers: Text-messaging prohibited, using primary enforcement
Telephone: 307/777-4302 (Highway Patrol) or http://www.whp.dot.state.wy.us/wydot/citations_records (Highway Patrol Ticket Procedure)
Emergency Cellular Phone Number: 800/442-9090 or #HELP (#4357)
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This page was last updated: August 2010