State has a system of graduated licensing for teen drivers.
At 15, teens are eligible for a learner’s/instruction permit. Learner’s/instruction permit holders may drive with parent, legal guardian, or licensed passenger 21 or older in the front passenger seat.
- Teens must hold the permit for at least 6 months and accumulate at least 30 hours of supervised driving (waived for students who have completed driver’s education).
At 16, teens are eligible for an intermediate license. Intermediate license holders are restricted from driving between midnight and 6 a.m., and may not drive with more than 1 passenger (except family members or licensed drivers age 21 or older).
At 17, and with 6 months of driving experience with no violations, teens are eligible for an unrestricted license.