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Violations - CVC 12500


 
Expired Driver License
 

California Vehicle Code Section 12500 - Unlawful to Drive Unless Licensed

(a) A person may not drive a motor vehicle upon a highway,
    unless the person then holds a valid driver's license issued under
    this code, except those persons who are expressly exempted under this
    code.

(b) A person may not drive a motorcycle, motor-driven cycle, or
    motorized bicycle upon a highway, unless the person then holds a
    valid driver's license or endorsement issued under this code for that
    class, except those persons who are expressly exempted under this
    code, or those persons specifically authorized to operate motorized
    bicycles or motorized scooters with a valid driver's license of any
    class, as specified in subdivision (h) of Section 12804.9.

(c) A person may not drive a motor vehicle in or upon any
    offstreet parking facility, unless the person then holds a valid
    driver's license of the appropriate class or certification to operate
    the vehicle. As used in this subdivision, "offstreet parking
    facility" means any offstreet facility held open for use by the
    public for parking vehicles and includes any publicly owned
    facilities for offstreet parking, and privately owned facilities for
    offstreet parking where no fee is charged for the privilege to park
    and which are held open for the common public use of retail
    customers.

(d) A person may not drive a motor vehicle or combination of
    vehicles that is not of a type for which the person is licensed.

(e) A motorized scooter operated on public streets shall at all
    times be equipped with an engine that complies with the applicable
    State Air Resources Board emission requirements.


 

Questions for You
  1. Q: It is very obvious, do you have a valid driver license or not ?
    A: Yes (that's good, show it to the Judge at an Arraignment)
    or No (then, sorry that we cannot help you...)