Rules for Junior License and Permits

Learner permit restrictions

On Long Island

  • You may not drive with a permit, unless accompanied by a person who is 21 years of age or older.
  • Person must be a licensed parent, guardian or driving instructor.
  • You may not drive in a DMV road test area.
  • You may only drive between the hours of 5am to 9pm.
  • All passengers must be in a seat belt.

Rules For Junior License

  • A junior license enables you drive with a person at least 21 years of age.
  • The person must be a licensed parent, guardian, or driving instructor.
  • When not accompanied by any of the aforementioned people, you may drive to and from work, to and from work study programs (BOCES), and to and from college courses.
  • When driving, you must have your junior license as well as the following documentation; Certificate Of Employment (MV-58A) or documentation of the school you are attending.
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