Graduated Drivers License

Limited Learner's Permit - Level 1

A person at least age 15 and under age 18 may obtain a limited learner's permit if the person has passed a driver education course and a written test administered by DMV.

Restrictions apply to persons with limited learner's permits. The driver:

  • Must have the permit in his or her possession
  • Must have no other person in front seat
  • Must for first six months, drive only between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.-- (after first six months, may drive anytime with supervision)
  • Must have all persons in a vehicle use seatbelts or child safety restraints
  • Must have a supervising driver in front seat (parent, guardian or person who signs application for permit)

Limited Provisional License - Level 2

A person who is at least 16 years old but less than 18 may obtain a limited provisional license: if the person has held a limited learner's permit for at least 12 months, has not been convicted of a motor vehicle moving violation or seatbelt infraction during the preceding six months and has passed a road test administered by DMV.

Restrictions apply to the driver holding a limited provisional license. These restrictions are that the driver:

  • Must have the license in the driver's possession.
  • May drive without a supervising driver when driving to and from work.
  • May drive without a supervising driver when driving to and from an activity of a volunteer fire department, rescue squad, or emergency medical services, if the driver is a member
  • May drive without a supervising driver for any other purpose from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. only.
  • Must drive at any other time with a supervising driver where the supervising driver is seated beside the license holder but need not be the only other front seat passenger.
  • Must have all persons in vehicle use seatbelts or child safety restraints.

Full Provisional License - Level 3

A person who is at least 16 but less than 18 may obtain a full provisional license if the person: has held a limited provisional license for at least six months and has not been convicted of a motor vehicle moving violation or seatbelt infraction during the preceding six months.

The driver is granted full driving privileges at Level 3.