If both parents / guardians have joint custody, must both sign?
Can minors work as a driver for pay? May they drive a school bus?
List the requirements to get a driver's permit?
1) be at least 15 1/2 of age, but under 18 y.o. 2) complete the Driver License or Identification Card application 3) have your parents or guardians sign the DL 44 form 4) pass the traffic laws and road signs test (if you fail, you must wait 1 week before retaking the test)
If you are 15 1/2 - 17 1/2 years of age, you will need proof that?
1) you completed a driver education (Certificate of Completion of Driver Education) OR 2) are enrolled and participating in an approved integrated driver education / training program (Certificate of Enrollment in an Integrated (Classroom) Driver Education and Driver Training Program
The provisional permit is NOT valid until you start what?
your behind-the-wheel driver training with an instructor or reach the age of 17 1/2 y.o.
If you have a permit and plan to drive outside of CA, you must do what?
check with the licensing requirements in that state
At what age can you get a permit without completing a driver education training? However, you can't get a DL until you are ____ y.o.
17 1/2; 18
MINORS' PERMIT RESTRICTIONS:
Your permit is not valid until you do what?
begin driver training
Who must sign your permit to validate it?
You must practice with a licensed CA driver (parent, guardian, driving instructor, spouse or an adult > ____ y.o.)?
Does a provisional permit allow you to drive alone?
MINORS' DRIVERS LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:
List the requirements?
1) be at least 16 y.o. 2) prove that you have finished both driver education and training 3) have a CA instruction permit or an instruction permit from another state for at least 6 months 4) provide parents/guardians signatures on your instruction permit stating you have completed 50 hours of supervised driving practice (10 hours must be night driving) 5) pass the behind-the-wheel driving test ( you have 3 chances to pass the driving test while your permit is valid) If you fail you must repay a retest fee for a second test and wait 2 weeks before you are retested.
Once you have your provisional license, can you drive alone?
yes as long as there are no collisions or traffic violations
What happens when you turn 18 and you have a provisional license?
1) the "provisional" part of the DL ends 2) you make keep your provisional photo license or pay a fee to remove the "provisional" word
*** During the first 12 months after you are licensed, what are the rules?
1) you can't drive between 11 pm and 5 am 2) you can't transport passengers under the age of 20 unless accompanied by a licensed parent or guardian, a licensed driver 25 years or older, or a licensed or certified driving instructor
EXCEPTIONS - MINORS' DRIVER LICENSE RESTRICTIONS:
What should be kept with minor when reasonable transportation is not available and it is necessary for the minor to drive?
a signed note explaining the necessity to drive and the date when this driving necessity will end (emancipated minors are excluded from this requirement)
List 4 scenarios when the above exception is accepted and the requirements of each?
1) med necessity to drive (signed by MD w/ dx and probable date of recovery) 2) note signed by principal, dean or designee for schooling or school-authorized activity 3) note from employer verifying employment for employment necessity 4) note from parent or guardian stating reason and probable end date for necessity to drive a immediate family member
What do emancipated minors have to provide?
proof of financial responsibility in lieu of your parents or guardian's signatures
OUT OF STATE MINORS:
What do out of state minors have to comply with?
1) application requirements outlined in the Application requirements for a Basic Class C DL section and MUST have parents /guardians signature on the DL or ID application
OUT OF STATE MINORS' PERMIT:
What do out of state minors need to get a permit?
1) meet requirements listed in the "Minors Permit Requirements" and fill out a DL 33 form (To Secondary Schools Other than California Schools)
OUT OF STATE MINORS' DRIVER LICENSE:
What are the requirements?
1) present out-of-state DL 2) pass knowledge exam 3) the behind-the-wheel driving tests for holders of out-of-state DL is normally WAIVED. However DMV may require it.
Are out-of-state minor applicants subject to provisional restrictions per law?
Nearly ____% of drivers between 15-19 y.o are convicted of a traffic violation in their first year of driving?
The most common violation is what?
TEENAGE TRAFFIC DEATHS:
Drivers between 15-19 have the highest traffic conviction, collision and injury rates. What are the leading causes of death in teenagers?
If you are < 18 y.o., your risk of a fatal collision is about ____ times that of ?
ACTIONS AGAINST THE PROVISIONAL DRIVER LICENSE?
Teenagers as a group average ___ times as many collision as adult drivers?
While driving only ___ the miles?
The teenage collision rate per mile is ___ times greater than adult driver collision rates per mile?
Traffic deaths of new drivers are due to what?
1) inexperience driving 2) lack of familiarity with the vehicle 3) need to push themselves and the vehicle to the limit
KEEPING YOUR PROVISIONAL DRIVERS LICENSE:
If you get a traffic ticket and fail to appear in court, the DMV will do what until you appear in court?
suspend your driving privilege
If you get a traffic ticket and fail to pay the fine, the DMV will do what until you pain the fine?
suspend your driving privilege
If you have one "at fault" collision or conviction within 12 months, the DMV will send you what?
a warning letter
If you have a second "at fault" collision or conviction (or combination of both) within 12 months, you can't drive for ____ days, unless what?
30; accompanied by a licensed parent or other license adult at least 25 y.o.
If you have a third "at fault" collision or conviction (or combination of both) within 12 months, you will be suspended for ______ and placed on probation for ___ year?
If you have additional "at fault" collisions or point count convictions while on probation, what will happen?
you will be suspended again
Are traffic law violations resolved in Juvenile Court report to the DMV?
If you are convicted of using alcohol or a controlled substance and you are between 13-21 y.o., the court will suspend your driver's license x ____ year. If you do no have a DL, what will the DMV do?
one; delay your eligibility to apply for one
Any restriction, suspension, or probation will continue for its full term past your ____ birthday?
Other stronger actions may be taken if your driving record justifies them, true or false?
If your DL is revoked or suspended, you may not drive, true or false?
In the 13-18 years of age, the court can restrict driving privilege for ____ year, if one is convicted of being habitual truant from school?
MINORS AND CELL PHONE:
It is against the law to use cell phones while driving except for what?
contacting law enforcement, health care provider, fire department, or another emergency situation
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