Driving Without a License

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What is the Law In Virginia on Driving Without a License?

Virginia Code 46.2-300 says:

It is against the law for any person in Virginia to drive any motor vehicle on any highway in the Commonwealth until such person has applied for a driver’s license, passed the examination, and obtained a driver’s license, nor unless the license is valid.

Va. Code § 46.2-300

What is the Punishment for Driving Without a License in Virginia?

Driving without a license in Virginia is a Class 2 misdemeanor. A class 2 misdemeanor holds a punishment of up to six months in jail, up to 90 days of license suspension, and up to a fine of $1,000.

A second or subsequent violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor which could mean up to 12 months in jail, up to 12 months license suspension, and a fine up to $2,500 in fines.

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