Alaska Statutes Title 28. Motor Vehicles § 28.15.011. Drivers must be licensed

(a) A person may not be denied the privilege to drive a motor vehicle upon a highway in this state, except as prescribed by law.

(b) Every person exercising the person's privilege to drive, or exercising any degree of physical control of a motor vehicle upon a highway, vehicular way or area, or other public property in this state, is required to have in the possession of the person a valid Alaska driver's license issued under the provisions of this chapter for the type or class of vehicle driven, unless expressly exempted by law from this requirement.

(c) A person licensed under the provisions of this chapter may exercise in this state the privilege to drive a motor vehicle and is subject to the restrictions prescribed by this chapter.  A municipality may not require a person to obtain any other driver's license to drive or operate a motor vehicle in this state.

(d) Violation of (b) of this section is an infraction.

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