§31-11-16  Unlawful use of license. –

Published: 2015

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Suspension or Revocation of Licenses – Violations

SECTION 31-11-16

   § 31-11-16  Unlawful use of license. –

It is a civil violation for any person:

   (1) To display, or cause or permit to be displayed, or have

in his or her possession any cancelled, revoked, suspended, fictitious, or

fraudulently altered operator's or chauffeur's license;

   (2) To lend his or her operator's or chauffeur's license to

any other person or knowingly permit the use of it by another;

   (3) To display or represent as one's own any operator's or

chauffeur's license not issued to him or her;

   (4) To fail or refuse to surrender to the division of motor

vehicles upon its lawful demand any operator's or chauffeur's license which has

been suspended, revoked, or cancelled;

   (5) To use a false or fictitious name in any application for

an operator's or chauffeur's license or to knowingly make a false statement or

to knowingly conceal a material fact or otherwise commit a fraud in any such


   (6) To permit any unlawful use of an operator's or

chauffeur's license issued to him or her; or

   (7) To do any act forbidden or fail to perform any act

required by this title.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 17, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 31-11-1; G.L. 1956,

§ 31-11-16; P.L. 1962, ch. 204, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 218, art. 6,

§ 5.)