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WVC 17 B- 2 - 9 §17B-2-9. License to be carried and exhibited on demand; penalty.
(a) Every licensee shall have his or her driver's license in such person's immediate possession at all times when operating a motor vehicle and shall display the same, upon demand of a magistrate, municipal judge, circuit court judge, peace officer, or an employee of the division.

(b) Any person violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars: Provided, That no person charged with violating this section shall be convicted if such person produces in court or at the office of the arresting officer a driver's license issued to such person and valid at the time of such person's arrest.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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