North Dakota Century Code Title 39. Motor Vehicles § 39-07-07. Halting person for violating traffic regulations--Duty of officer halting

Whenever any person is halted for the violation of any of the provisions of chapters 39-01 through 39-13, 39-18, 39-21, and 39-24, or of equivalent city ordinances, the officer halting that person, except as otherwise provided in section 39-07-09 and section 39-20-03.1 or 39-20-03.2 , may:

1. Take the name and address of the person;

2. Take the license number of the person's motor vehicle;  and

3. If a city ordinance or state criminal traffic violation, issue a summons or otherwise notify that person in writing to appear at a time and place to be specified in the summons or notice or, if a state noncriminal traffic violation, notify the person of the right to request a hearing when posting bond by mail.

A halting officer employed by any political subdivision of the state may not take a person into custody or require that person to proceed with the officer to any other location for the purpose of posting bond, where the traffic violation was a noncriminal offense under section 39-06.1-02 .  The officer shall provide the person with an envelope for use in mailing the bond.

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