Man on the Wheel

ELIGABILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Have a valid learner's permit for at least 6 consecutive months before taking the road test. (Any suspension will invalidate the permit and the 6 months will start again when the suspension has ended.)

  • MUST BE 161/2 YEARS OF AGE

  • Maintain a clean driving record for at least 6 consecutive months before taking the road test.

  • Successfully complete a driver education program, which includes 30 hours of classroom instruction; 12 hours of in-car, behind-the-wheel training; and 6 hours of in-car observation of other student drivers.

  • Complete at least an additional 40 hours of supervised, behind-the-wheel driving as shown by a certified statement by a parent or guardian.

  • The RMV will accept 30 hours of driving supervised by a parent or guardian if the applicant completes a driver skills development program.

  • A parent or guardian must participate in 2 hours of instruction on the driver’s education course (unless they have completed one within the past 5 years).

  • Pass a final exam.