2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 75 - VEHICLES
Chapter 37 - Miscellaneous Provisions
3742.1 - Accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed.
§ 3742.1. Accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed. (a) Offense defined.--A person whose operating privilege was disqualified, canceled, recalled, revoked or suspended and not restored or who does not hold a valid driver's license and applicable endorsements for the type and class of vehicle being operated commits an offense under this section if the person was the driver of any vehicle and caused an accident resulting in injury or death of any person. (b) Penalties.-- (1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, any person violating subsection (a) commits a misdemeanor of the second degree. (2) If the victim suffers serious bodily injury or death, any person violating subsection (a) commits a felony of the third degree. (3) Any motor vehicle, as defined in section 102 (relating to definitions), used in the commission of an offense under this section may be deemed contraband and forfeited in accordance with the provisions set forth in 18 Pa.C.S. § 6501(d) (relating to scattering rubbish). (c) Definitions.--As used in this section, the term "serious bodily injury" means any bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ. (Feb. 23, 1996, P.L.21, No.8, eff. 60 days; July 11, 1996, P.L.660, No.115, eff. imd.; Dec. 21, 1998, P.L.1126, No.151, eff. 60 days; Nov. 30, 2004, P.L.1667, No.211, eff. 60 days) 2004 Amendment. Act 211 amended subsec. (a). Cross References. Section 3742.1 is referred to in sections 1532, 1542, 1554, 1606 of this title.
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