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Learner’s driver’s license.
F.S. 322.1615

Learner’s driver’s license.


The department may issue a learner’s driver’s license to a person who is at least 15 years of age and who:


Has passed the written examination for a learner’s driver’s license;


Has passed the vision and hearing examination administered under s. 322.12;


Has completed the traffic law and substance abuse education course prescribed in s. 322.095; and


Meets all other requirements set forth in law and by rule of the department.


When operating a motor vehicle, the holder of a learner’s driver’s license must be accompanied at all times by a driver who:


Holds a valid license to operate the type of vehicle being operated;


Is at least 21 years of age; and


Occupies the closest seat to the right of the driver of the motor vehicle.


A person who holds a learner’s driver’s license may operate a vehicle only during daylight hours, except that the holder of a learner’s driver’s license may operate a vehicle until 10 p.m. after 3 months following the issuance of the learner’s driver’s license.


A licensee who violates subsection (2) or subsection (3) is subject to the civil penalty imposed for a moving violation as set forth in chapter 318.


s. 5, ch. 96-414; s. 38, ch. 97-300; s. 42, ch. 99-248.