City of Bridgeton, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 88-39 §24.1310, 7-6-1988]
No person, firm, or corporation shall operate or park a motor vehicle or trailer upon highway, roadway, or alleyway unless the vehicle or trailer has attached to it registration plates in accordance with Chapter 301, RSMo. providing for the registration and licensing of motor vehicles.
[Ord. No. 88-39 §24.1315, 7-6-1988]
No person, firm, or corporation shall operate or park a motor vehicle or trailer upon a highway, roadway or alleyway of the City of Bridgeton, unless the vehicle or trailer displays a certificate of inspection and approval, in accordance with Sections 307.350 to 307.390, RSMo. providing for motor vehicle safety inspection. This Section shall not apply to any motor vehicle owned and operated by any Government Entity.
[Ord. No. 91-25 §2, 3-6-1991]
A. 
In accordance with RSMo. Section 302.020 or as hereinafter may be amended, unless otherwise provided for by law, it shall be unlawful for any person, except those expressly exempted by Subsection (B) of this Section to:
1. 
Operate any vehicle upon any highway in this State unless he has a valid license.
2. 
Operate a motorcycle or motor tricycle upon any highway of this State unless such person has a valid license that shows he has successfully passed an examination for the operation of a motorcycle or motor tricycle as prescribed by the Director. The director may indicate such upon a valid license issued to such person, or shall issue a license restricting the applicant to the operation of a motorcycle or motor tricycle if the actual demonstration, required by Subsection (B) of this Section is conducted on such vehicle.
3. 
Authorize or knowingly permit a motorcycle or motor tricycle owned by him or under his control to be driven upon any highway by any person whose license does not indicate that the person has passed the examination for the operation of a motorcycle or motor tricycle or has been issued an instruction permit therefor.
4. 
Operate a motor vehicle with an instruction permit or license issued to another person.
B. 
In accordance with RSMo. Section 302.080 or as hereinafter may be amended, the following persons are exempt from license hereunder:
1. 
Any person while operating any farm tractor or implement of husbandry temporarily operated or moved on a highway.
2. 
A non-resident who is at least sixteen (16) years of age and who has in his immediate possession a valid license issued to him in his home State or country.
3. 
A non-resident who is at least eighteen (18) years of age and who has in his immediate possession a valid license issued to him in his home State or country which allows such person to operate a motor vehicle in the transportation of persons or property as classified in RSMo. Section 302.015.
4. 
Convicted offenders of the Department of Corrections who have not been convicted of motor vehicle felony as follows - driving while intoxicated, failing to stop after an accident and disclose his or her identity, or driving a motor vehicle without the owner's consent - may operate State-owned trucks for the benefit of the correctional facilities, provided that such offender shall be accompanied by a correctional officer or other staff person in such truck.
[Ord. No. 88-39 §24.1325, 7-6-1988; Ord. No. 10-39 §2, 8-18-2010]
A. 
No person shall operate a motorized bicycle on any highway, roadway or alleyway unless the person has a valid operator's or chauffeur's license.
B. 
No motorized bicycle may be operated on any public thoroughfare located within this State which has been designated as part of the Federal interstate highway system.
[Ord. No. 88-39 §24.1330, 7-6-1988; Ord. No. 92-41 §1, 8-5-1992]
A. 
No person under the age of sixteen (16) years shall operate a motor vehicle on any highway, roadway or alleyway of the City of Bridgeton.
B. 
Exceptions:
1. 
Any person at least fifteen and one-half (15½) years of age who, except for age or lack of instruction in operating a motor vehicle, would otherwise be qualified to obtain a license pursuant to RSMo., Sections 302.010 to 302.340, who has obtained from the Missouri Department of Revenue a valid instruction permit entitling the applicant, while having such permit in his immediate possession, may drive a motor vehicle of the appropriate class upon the highways for a period of six (6) months, but any such person, except when operating a motorcycle or a motortricycle, must be accompanied by a licensed operator for the type of motor vehicle being operated who is actually occupying a seat beside the driver for the purpose of giving instruction in driving the motor vehicle, and in the case of any driver under sixteen (16) years of age, the licensed operator occupying the seat beside the driver shall be a parent or guardian who has a valid driver's license.
2. 
Any person at least fifteen (15) years of age who has obtained a restricted instruction permit pursuant to the provisions of RSMo., Section 302.130 and who is enrolled in a driver training program approved as provided under RSMo., Section 302.130, while having such permit in his immediate possession, may operate a motor vehicle, but only when an instructor approved by the State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is occupying a seat beside the driver.
C. 
No owner or lessee of any motor vehicle shall permit any person under the age of sixteen (16) years to operate such motor vehicle on any highway, roadway or alleyway of the City of Bridgeton, except for a person under the age of sixteen (16) who may validly operate a motor vehicle under exceptions as provided in this Code.
[Ord. No. 88-39 §24.1335, 7-6-1988]
No person shall authorize or knowingly permit a motor vehicle owned by or under the control of such person to be driven by any person who is not authorized to drive under any of the provisions of Chapter 302, Section 302.010 to 302.270, RSMo. providing for driver's and chauffeur's licenses.
[Ord. No. 88-39 §24.1340, 7-6-1988]
In any prosecution charging a violation of Section 355.060, proof that an unauthorized person as described in Section 355.060 and Chapter 302, Section 302.010 to 302.270, RSMo. was driving the motor vehicle described in the complaint, together with proof that the defendant named in the complaint was, at the time described in the complaint, the registered owner of the vehicle, shall constitute a prima facie presumption that the registered owner was the person who authorized or knowingly permitted the unauthorized person to drive the vehicle at the point where and during which the violation occurred.
[Ord. No. 88-39 §24.1345, 7-6-1988]
A. 
No person shall display, permit to be displayed, or have in possession, any operator's or chauffeur's license knowing it to be fictitious or to have been cancelled, suspended, revoked, or altered.
B. 
No person shall lend or knowingly permit the use of another of any operator's or chauffeur's license issued to the person lending or permitting its use.
C. 
No person shall display or represent as one's own any operator's or chauffeur's license not issued to the person displaying the license.