TITLE 31
Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-10
Operators' and Chauffeurs' Licenses

SECTION 31-10-6.2


§ 31-10-6.2 Out-of-state exceptions.

A nonresident who is at least seventeen (17) years old but less than eighteen (18) years old, who has an unrestricted drivers license issued by that state, and who becomes a resident of this state may apply for and obtain within thirty (30) days of establishing residency one of the following:

(1) Temporary permit. If the person has not completed a drivers education course that meets the requirements of the department of education but is currently enrolled in a drivers education course that meets these requirements. A temporary permit is valid for the period specified in the permit and authorizes the holder of the permit to drive a specified type or class of motor vehicle when in possession of the permit, subject to any restrictions imposed by the division of motor vehicles concerning time of driving, supervision, and passenger limitations. The period must end within ten (10) days after the expected completion date of the drivers education course in which the applicant is enrolled.

(2) Full operator's license. If the person has completed a drivers education course that meets the requirements of the department of elementary and secondary education; has held the license issued by the other state for at least twelve (12) months; and has not been convicted during the preceding six (6) months of a motor vehicle moving violation, a seat belt infraction, or an offense committed in another jurisdiction that would be a motor vehicle moving violation or seat belt infraction if committed in this state.

(3) Limited provisional license. If the person has completed a drivers education course that meets the requirements of the department of elementary and secondary education but either did not hold the license issued by the other state for at least twelve (12) months; or was convicted during the preceding six (6) months of a motor vehicle moving violation, a seat belt infraction or an offense committed in another jurisdiction that would be a motor vehicle moving violation or seat belt infraction if committed in this state.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1998, ch. 371, § 2; P.L. 1998, ch. 386, § 2; P.L. 2010, ch. 239, § 28.)