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    Laws - View Law: LEARNER'S PERMIT


    Cars, Kids and Traffic Laws
    LEARNER'S PERMIT

    Did you know that if you are under 18 years of age, you need the consent and signature of an adult to apply for a permit and that the adult can be held responsible and liable should something happen while you are operating a motor vehicle.  Under the law, a person who signs the application of a minor for a permit or license can be held responsible and liable for damages caused by the negligence or willful misconduct of a minor while driving a motor vehicle.

    Applying for a Permit: A.R.S. §28-3154

    1. You must be at least 15 years and 7 months to apply for a permit for a Class D driver’s license. Beginning on January 1, 2000 you will be need to apply for a permit for a Class G Driver’s license. (House Bill 2438 changes the driver’s license for 16-18 year-olds from a Class D to a Class G license. This goes into effect on January 1, 2000.)
    2. You must pass a written exam to obtain a permit.
    3. A permit only entitles you, the permittee, to drive a motor vehicle, excluding a motorcycle, on public highways for 12 months. While you are driving you must:

      A.   Have your permit in your possession.
      B.  Be accompanied by a person with a driver’s license.
      C.  Have the licensed driver sitting beside you while you are driving.

    4. You must be at least 15 years and 7 months old to apply for a permit for a Class M license which is to operate a motorcycle (ARS 28-3156).
    5. A permit for a Class M license is valid for 6 months.

    Cancellation of license:  A.R.S. §28-3162
    A person or parent who signs that application of a minor for a drivers license may file a written request to cancel the driver license of a minor.

    Unlicensed minor liability:  A.R.S. §28-3163
    An owner or owners of a motor vehicle who causes or who knowingly permits an unlicensed minor to drive a vehicle on a highway or who gives and or furnishes a motor vehicle to an unlicensed minor are liable, along with the minor for damages caused by the negligence or willful misconduct of the minor in driving the vehicle.


    Comments
    16 thru 20 of 126 comments     1   2   3  [ 4 ]  5  ...   
    On 08/13/08
    Tiff.. from AZ said:
    We jus moved to kingman and I jus turned 15 on the 4th so how old do I have to be to get my permit and license? Plz get bak at me asap thx
    On 07/30/08
    CE from TX said:
    The reason why you have to be 15 and 7 months, is because you must obtain your permit for 6 months,and until your 16,in order to get your license. If your 15 and 7 months, in 6 months you'll be 16.
    On 07/12/08
    becky from AZ said:
    i read on the news that you only have to be 15 and 5 months does that apply to me?
    On 04/24/08
    Jessic from AZ said:
    if I;m 19 yrs old and i have never had a car before do i still need to get a permit ?
    On 04/16/08
    Byron from AZ said:
    you should be 14 to be able to drive not 15yrs. 7mon.
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