2011 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 31 - MOTOR VEHICLES
CHAPTER 7 - DRIVER'S LICENSES
31-7-115. Issuance, description and contents.


WY Stat § 31-7-115 (1997 through Reg Sess) What's This?

(a) Upon the satisfactory completion of any required examination, the division shall issue to every qualifying applicant a driver's license, and:

(i) The license shall be tamperproof to the maximum extent practicable and may include security features as deemed appropriate by the department;

(ii) The commercial driver's license and commercial driver's instruction permit shall be marked "Commercial Driver's License" or "CDL";

(iii) The driver's license shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:

(A) The class or type of motor vehicle or vehicles which the person is authorized to drive together with any authorized endorsements or required restrictions;

(B) The distinguishing number assigned to the licensee;

(C) The full legal name, any identifying numbers or letters deemed appropriate, date of birth, principal residence address, height, weight and sex of the licensee. Unless otherwise required by federal law, the social security number of the person shall not be required on a driver's license;

(D) A full facial digital color photograph of the licensee;

(E) The space for identification as an anatomical organ donor as provided for in W.S. 31-7-139;

(F) The licensee's usual signature. No license is valid until it has been signed by the licensee;

(G) Date the license is issued;

(H) Date the license expires;

(J) Any other information required by the department to comply with applicable federal law;

(K) At the option of the licensee pursuant to a signed application prepared by the department, a symbol that the designation of a person who could be contacted in the event of an emergency is on file with the department.

NOTE: This section becomes effective 1/1/2012.

(b) Licenses issued to persons under twenty-one (21) years of age shall bear distinctive markings indicating the licensee is under twenty-one (21) years. After January 1, 1994, a license shall expire no later than when the licensee attains twenty-one (21) years of age. The department shall notify the licensee at least ninety (90) days prior to his twenty-first birthday of the expiration date of his license. A licensee may apply for a license within ninety (90) days of attaining the age of twenty-one (21) years, payment of the proper fee and surrender of the original license.

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