St. Charles County, MO
 
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Editor's Note—Per the County's request of June 15, 2007, previous sections 310.070 and 310.080 were renumbered to coordinate with state statute numbering and set out in this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 07-017 §1, 1-30-2007]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle other than a farm tractor upon any highway, roadway or alleyway unless that person maintains a valid operator's license issued pursuant to Chapter 302, RSMo. (as amended) or, if a person is a non-resident, by that person's home State, unless exempted from a licensure requirement by Section 302.080, RSMo. (as amended).
B. 
While operating a motor vehicle, all drivers shall carry proof of licensure. Proof of licensure shall be displayed for inspection upon demand by any Law Enforcement Officer. Failure of any driver to exhibit proof of licensure to a Law Enforcement Officer shall constitute prima facie evidence that the driver does not have a valid operator's license required by Subsection (A) above.
C. 
A violation of this Section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment in the St. Charles County Jail for a term not to exceed one (1) year, or by both fine and imprisonment. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day a violation occurs or continues. Enforcement of this Section shall be the responsibility of the County Counselor.
[Ord. No. 08-030 §2, 3-3-2008]
A. 
No person shall operate a motor vehicle on the highways or roadways of St. Charles County under an intermediate driver's license issued pursuant to Section 302.178, RSMo., between the hours of 1:00 A.M. and 5:00 A.M. unless accompanied by a person described in Subsection (1) of Section 302.130, RSMo.; except the licensee may operate a motor vehicle without being accompanied if the travel is to or from a school or educational program or activity, a regular place of employment or in emergency situations as defined by the Director of the Missouri Department of Revenue by regulation.
B. 
No person shall operate a motor vehicle on the highways and roadways of St. Charles County under an intermediate driver's license issued pursuant to Section 302.178, RSMo., unless all passengers in the vehicle wear safety belts at all times. This safety belt restriction shall not apply to a person operating a motorcycle. For the first six (6) months after issuance of the intermediate driver's license, the holder of the license shall not operate a motor vehicle with more than one (1) passenger who is under the age of nineteen (19) who is not a member of the holder's immediate family. As used in this Subsection, an intermediate driver's license holder's immediate family shall include brothers, sisters, stepbrothers or stepsisters of the driver, including adopted or foster children residing in the same household of the intermediate driver's license holder. After the expiration of the first six (6) months, the holder of an intermediate driver's license shall not operate a motor vehicle with more than three (3) passengers who are under nineteen (19) years of age and who are not members of the holder's immediate family. The passenger restrictions of this Subsection shall not be applicable to any intermediate driver's license holder who is operating a motor vehicle being used in agricultural work-related activities.
C. 
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this Section is guilty of an infraction.
[Ord. No. 07-017 §1, 1-30-2007]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle other than a farm tractor upon any highway, roadway or alleyway while that person's operator's license is suspended or revoked.
B. 
A violation of this Section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment in the St. Charles County Jail for a term not to exceed one (1) year, or by both fine and imprisonment. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day a violation occurs or continues. Enforcement of this Section shall be the responsibility of the County Counselor.