Driver Knowledge Test | Learners Licence South Australia

4. ♦ INTRODUCTION - learner licence


For a learner licence

• You may only get a car learner licence if you are at 16 years and older

• You will have to pass a written road rules test.

• Your learner licence will be issued and will be valid for two to three years depending on the State in which you reside.

•You must hold your learner licence for at least one year, in the previous three years, before you can take your driving test.

•You must carry your learner licence with you at all times while learning to drive. If you are waiting to receive your licence in the mail, you must carry your Driver Licence Receipt.

•L plates must be clearly displayed at the front and back of the car you are learning to drive (back only for motorcycles).

•You must be accompanied by a person who holds and has held an open licence for that class of vehicle for at least one year. The supervising driver must not be on a provisional, probationary, restricted, suspended, cancelled or expired licence.

•If you are a learner driver under 25, you must complete 100 hours of supervised on-road driving (including at least 10 hours of night driving) recorded in your learner logbook.

•You must always drive with a zero (0.00) breath/blood alcohol concentration (BAC).

•Your supervising driver must have a BAC below 0.05 if you are learning to drive a car or 0.00 BAC for drivers supervising heavy vehicle learners.

•If you are under 25 additional restrictions on mobile phone use apply to you, your supervisor and passengers

•If you accumulate four or more demerit points over a continuous one year period while on your learner licence, your driver licence will be suspended for a three month period

•To progress to your P1 or P2 licence, you must pass the driving test

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