Transportation

Open Containers of Alcohol in Motor Vehicles

Laws that prohibit open containers of alcoholic beverages in the passenger compartments of non-commercial motor vehicles.

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Maps & Charts: Open Containers of Alcohol in Motor Vehicles

Jurisdiction

Value

Alabama

Open Container Law

Alaska

Open Container Law

Arizona

Open Container Law

Arkansas

No Open Container Law

California

Open Container Law

Colorado

Open Container Law

Connecticut

No Open Container Law

Delaware

No Open Container Law

District of Columbia

Open Container Law

Florida

Open Container Law

Georgia

Open Container Law

Hawaii

Open Container Law

Idaho

Open Container Law

Illinois

Open Container Law

Indiana

Open Container Law

Iowa

Open Container Law

Kansas

Open Container Law

Kentucky

Open Container Law

Louisiana

Open Container Law

Maine

Open Container Law

Maryland

Open Container Law

Massachusetts

Open Container Law

Michigan

Open Container Law

Minnesota

Open Container Law

Mississippi

No Open Container Law

Missouri

No Open Container Law

Montana

Open Container Law

Nebraska

Open Container Law

Nevada

Open Container Law

New Hampshire

Open Container Law

New Jersey

Open Container Law

New Mexico

Open Container Law

New York

Open Container Law

North Carolina

Open Container Law

North Dakota

Open Container Law

Ohio

Open Container Law

Oklahoma

Open Container Law

Oregon

Open Container Law

Pennsylvania

Open Container Law

Rhode Island

Open Container Law

South Carolina

Open Container Law

South Dakota

Open Container Law

Tennessee

Open Container Law

Texas

Open Container Law

Utah

Open Container Law

Vermont

Open Container Law

Virginia

No Open Container Law

Washington

Open Container Law

West Virginia

No Open Container Law

Wisconsin

Open Container Law

Wyoming

Open Container Law

Year

Open Container Law

1998

26 states

1999

26 states

2000

30 states

2001

38 states

2002

40 states

2003

42 states

2004

42 states

2005

42 states

2006

44 states

2007

44 states

2008

44 states

2009

44 states

2010

44 states

2011

44 states

2012

44 states

2013

44 states

2014

44 states

2015

44 states

2016

45 states

2017

45 states