Section 32-6-9

Possession and display of license.

Every licensee shall have his license in his immediate possession at all times when driving a motor vehicle and shall display the same, upon demand of a judge of any court, a peace officer or a state trooper. However, no person charged with violating this section shall be convicted if he produces in court or the office of the arresting officer a driver's license theretofore issued to him and valid at the time of his arrest.

(Acts 1939, No. 181, p. 300; Code 1940, T. 36, §65.)