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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
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    On 12/16/07
    revita from AZ said:
    is it true, that at the year 1993 and below, kids, can't have their liscence until they are 18? (state of arizona)
    On 12/04/07
    nathan from AZ said:
    5 months after u get ur permit
    On 11/09/07
    April from IA said:
    We have to be 14 years old. and we can get our full when we are 16
    On 09/06/07
    devan from AZ said:
    Why do you have to 15 and 7 months? why not just be 15 years old?
    On 09/06/07
    jon from AZ said:
    if you have a learners permit do you have to drive with an 18 year old or can it be with any person with a licence
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