Driving a motorcycle or a car without a license - what are the penalties and the period of detention

The maximum period of detention for fines for a traffic accident should not exceed 20 days. According to the "Law of the People's Republic of China on Public Security Management and Punishment," if administrative detention and punishment are combined, the maximum period should not exceed 20 days.


If you drive a vehicle without obtaining a driver's license, hide after a traffic accident, etc., you will be fined at least 200 yuan but not more than 2,000 yuan, and may also be detained for no more than 15 days.


Legal basis:

Article 16 of the "Public Security Management and Punishment Law of the People's Republic of China" In the event of two or more violations of public security management, separate decisions must be taken and implemented jointly. If administrative detention and fines are combined, the maximum period should not exceed 20 days.


Article 99: Anyone who commits any of the following shall be fined from 200 yuan to 2,000 yuan by the traffic management department of the public security agency:

(1) driving without obtaining a driver's license; (2) running away after a traffic accident that is not yet a crime;

(3) forcing the driver of a vehicle to drive a vehicle in violation of laws, regulations and safety requirements for driving motor vehicles.