What are the consequences for driving without a license in the car in Pennsylvania?

Sometimes I accidentally leave my license at home. Will this be a problem if I get pulled over?

“Fortunately, forgetting your license at home will not produce the same penalties as not having a license at all.
In Pennsylvania, if you fail to produce a license at a police officer’s request, you have 15 days to appear at police headquarters with the license to avoid citations.
If you don’t have a valid license at all, you can pay a fine up to $200.
When running through a list of items you need in your car, make sure you also carry proof of car insurance or you could risk a citation.”
Sophie Newman
Answered on Jul 28, 2021
Sophie Newman is a writer from California. Her hobbies include brewing her own kombucha, riding horses, and taking long road trips.

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