§ 63-1-5. Requirement of motor vehicle operator’s license.
No person shall drive or operate a motor vehicle other than a motorcycle upon the highways of the State of Mississippi without first securing an operator’s license to drive on the highways of the state, except those persons especially exempted by Section 63-1-7.
§ 63-1-7. Exemption from license requirement.
No license issued pursuant to this article shall be required of:
(a) Any person while operating a motor vehicle for military purposes, if the person is a member of the United States Armed Forces or Reserves on active duty, a member of the National Guard on active duty or full-time National Guard duty, a National Guard military technician, or participating in part-time National Guard training.
(b) Any nonresident person who has in his immediate possession a valid license to drive a motor vehicle on the highways of his home state or country, issued to him by the proper authorities of his home state or country, or of any nonresident person whose home state or country does not require the licensing of a person to operate a motor vehicle on the highways but does require him to be duly registered. Such person being eighteen (18) years of age or older may operate a motor vehicle in the state for a period of sixty (60) days without securing a license. However, any nonresident person operating a motor vehicle in this state shall be subject to all the provisions of this article, except as specified above.
(c) Any person while operating a road roller, road machinery or any farm tractor or implement of husbandry temporarily drawn, moved or propelled on the highways.
(d) Any engineer or motorman using tracks for road or street, though used in the streets.
(e) Any person while operating an electric personal assistive mobility device as defined in Section 63-3-103.