2010 Maryland Code
Subtitle 1 - Issuance, Expiration, and Renewal of Licenses
Section 16-101 - Drivers must be licensed.

§ 16-101. Drivers must be licensed.

(a)  In general.- An individual may not drive or attempt to drive a motor vehicle on any highway in this State unless: 

(1) The individual holds a driver's license issued under this title; 

(2) The individual is expressly exempt from the licensing requirements of this title; or 

(3) The individual otherwise is specifically authorized by this title to drive vehicles of the class that the individual is driving or attempting to drive. 

(b)  Motor-assisted bicycles.- Each individual operating on any highway in this State a moped, as defined in § 11-134.1 of this article or a motor scooter, as defined in § 11-134.5 of this article, shall have with the individual: 

(1) A driver's license issued to the individual under this title, which license may be of any class issued by the Administration; 

(2) If the individual is a nonresident of this State, a license to drive issued to the individual by the state or country of the individual's residence, which license may be for any class of vehicle; or 

(3) A moped operator's permit issued to the individual under this subtitle. 

[An. Code 1957, art. 661/2, § 6-101; 1977, ch. 14, § 2; 1978, ch. 328; 1981, ch. 743; 1998, ch. 483; 2001, ch. 557; 2006, ch. 44, § 5; ch. 329.] 

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