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AGO Opinions with Topic: OPERATORS' LICENSES
AGO 1962 No. 88 >  January 17, 1962
MOTOR VEHICLES - OPERATORS' LICENSES - MILITARY PERSONNEL AND DEPENDENTS
MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- OPERATORS' LICENSES ‑- MILITARY PERSONNEL AND DEPENDENTS When a nonresident serviceman has not changed his domicile to the state of Washington, his wife who accompanies him on military assignment to this state is not required to obtain a Washington state driver's license if she has a valid operator's license issued by the state of her domicile.
AGO 1959 No. 88 >  December 10, 1959
MOTOR VEHICLES - OPERATORS' LICENSES - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS - AUTHORITY TO STOP MOTORIST TO SEE OPERATOR'S LICENSE
MOTOR VEHICLES - OPERATORS' LICENSES - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS - AUTHORITY TO STOP MOTORIST TO SEE OPERATOR'S LICENSE A law enforcement officer has no authority, either statutory or common law, to stop a motorist for the sole purpose of determining whether the motorist has a valid operator's license on his person.
AGO 1952 No. 255 >  March 5, 1952
OPERATORS' LICENSES - SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION THEREOF ON CONVICTION IN MUNICIPAL COURT FOR HIT AND RUN
OPERATORS' LICENSES ‑- SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION THEREOF ON CONVICTION IN MUNICIPAL COURT FOR HIT AND RUN


The director of licenses is not required to revoke the defendant's operator's license on judgment and conviction of a municipal court on a hit and run which contained a municipal ordinance taken from state law.  The offense itself, as shown by the municipal court judgment and conviction, requiring under state law that the driver's license be revoked, the director in his discretion may suspend the defendant's operator's license.

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