2013 Maryland Code
§ 16-101 - Drivers must be licensed

MD Transp Code § 16-101 (2013) What's This?


(a) 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) 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.

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