Sec. 25-95. Driving while restoration of license is contingent upon furnishing proof of financial responsibility.
(a) No person, resident or nonresident, (i) whose driver's license or learner's permit has been suspended or revoked by any court or by the commissioner or by operation of law pursuant to the provisions of the Code of Virginia, Title 46.2, or of Section 18.2-271 of the Code of Virginia, or who has been disqualified pursuant to the provisions of the Virginia Commercial Driver's License Act (Sections 46.2-341.1 et seq. of the Code of Virginia), or of Section 25-166 of this code, or (ii) who has been forbidden as prescribed by law by the commissioner, the state corporation commission, the Commonwealth transportation commissioner or the superintendent of the state police to drive a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth shall drive any motor vehicle in this city during any period wherein the restoration of license or privilege is contingent upon the furnishing of proof of financial responsibility, unless he has given proof of financial responsibility in the manner provided in Code of Virginia, Article 15 (Section 46.2-435 et seq.) of Chapter 3 of Title 46.2. Any person who drives a motor vehicle on the streets or highways of the City and has furnished proof of financial responsibility but who has failed to pay a reinstatement fee shall be tried in accordance with Section 46.2-300 of the State Code.
(b) A first offense violation of this section shall constitute a class 2 misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation of this section shall constitute a class 1 misdemeanor. (Code 1959, § 20-63; Ord. No. O-91-206, 9-10-91)
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