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Summary of District of Columbia Laws

Traffic Offenses, Criminal Law, and Misdemeanors

Driver License Compact

D.C. Code Ann. § 50-1001

The Law:

The compact supports the policy to promote compliance with rules and regulations regarding the operation of motor vehicles in the jurisdiction where the operator drives. It allows for reciprocal recognition of licenses and eligibility. The compact requires members to report convictions to the licensing agency of the home state of the licensee and prohibits the issuance of a driver license under specified conditions. The District of Columbia is a member of the Compact.







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