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New traffic laws go into effect August 1

North Dakota motorists beware, the laws are changing.

As of press time, N.D. state law dictated that a driver in North Dakota could not be ticketed for being unbuckled unless first pulled over for a separate violation – but that won’t be the case for long.

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 1, not wearing a seatbelt in the state of North Dakota will be a “primary” traffic violation, meaning a police officer...