What study materials do I need? Alternatively, you can display an L sign on the roof of the vehicle. You should discuss your options with your doctor, who can help you work out ways to keep you safe on the road. A learner driver must always be accompanied by a Qualified Supervising Driver that does not hold either a provisional or a probationary licence. They must display the white-on-green 'P-plates', rather than the red. P1 drivers must display white-on-red 'P-plates'.
Select your state or territory for further information. Your licence will show the highest class you can drive—you may drive any vehicles in the lower classes. Heavy vehicle driver licence If you are applying for a Queensland heavy vehicle driver licence , and you hold, or have held within the last 5 years an equivalent heavy vehicle licence issued in New Zealand, you will need to pass the written road rules test for heavy vehicles. As of 25 November 2013, P2 drivers must not use a mobile phone while driving, including hands-free phones. However, drivers who are under 18 will not be able to obtain the same licence class in Victoria, where one must be at least 18 to do so.
Your full licence will be issued to you on the spot when you successfully complete the required tests and pay the licence fee What does having a full licence mean? Provisional Licence To get a Provisional Licence also called a probationary licence and commonly referred to as Ps , you must have held a learner's permit for at least 12 months, be at least 17 years of age or have an equivalent interstate or overseas driver's licence and be at least 17. P2 Green Probationary Licence The P2 Probationary Driver Licence came into effect from 1 July 2008. All licensing and personal information that is currently on the face of the laminated licence will remain on the face of the new card, and the address on the back. Archived from on 11 October 2010. The driving age in Western Australia is 17 years. Why bother wasting time shopping around when driving instructors can come to you. Drivers over 25 years of age who successfully pass their practical driving test are able to skip the P1 licence stage and progress directly to the P2 licence stage.
This test can be undertaken in an automatic or manual vehicle, if the L2's test was undertaken in an automatic vehicle the learner can still go for their manual licence when the undertake the P's test. When and who can apply for a P2 licence? The licence allows the holder to drive cars, utilities, vans, some light trucks, car-based motor tricycles, tractors and implements such as graders, vehicles that seat up to 12 adults, including the driver. Under this system, a driver may accrue less than 4 demerit points within the first year of their provisional licence, and less than 8 points within the second year, before losing their licence. P plate drivers were no longer allowed to drive cars with engines larger than a V6, cars that have a or unless it is a diesel. This class also includes articulated buses.
All drivers who obtained their Probationary Licence before 1 July 2008 qualify as P2 drivers and must display the green 'P' plates. You must be at least 17 years old, have logged at least 120 driving hours 20 minimum night driving hours , and have held a learner licence for a minimum period of 12 months to apply for a restricted licence. Archived from on 15 October 2012. Note: A specially constructed vehicle may not be driven on a class C learner licence. There are no speed restrictions, however trailers may not be towed except for work purposes.
Learners must display yellow L-plates, and may not have a blood alcohol content greater than zero and must not accumulate more than four demerit points. The same P1 restrictions apply, except P2 drivers may tow trailers. Driver Licence A full Driver Licence is obtained after the probationary period. Drivers are then issued with a P1 licence. Learners under 25 must hold a licence for at least one year and log a total of 100hrs on-road driving experience including 10hrs night driving in the issued logbook. In all states, drivers holding a full, unrestricted licence will be disqualified from driving after accumulating 12 demerit points or more within a three-year period, except in New South Wales, where drivers are allowed 13 points in a three-year period.
What does having a P1 licence mean? For more information on driver's licences in Queensland, see and click on Licensing. If you have been issued with a learner's permit, you will need to present this also. A learner can drive at the age of 16 under the supervision of a fully licensed driver. The plate must be a minimum of 150mm wide and 150mm tall. Drivers who move interstate must apply for a new driver's licence within three months of moving. Take note that your latest date of birth in Australia has to be announced in the permit application form. P1 drivers must hold the licence for one year before progressing to the next stage.
More information on driver's licences in Victoria, is found at the. If you have genuine difficulty in understanding or speaking English, we can arrange for an interpreter to assist you during your road rules test. Learner drivers may drive, under the supervision of a fully licensed driver, from 15 years and 9 months in the , and 16 years in the other states and the. Follow our to learn what applies when you drive in Victoria. In New South Wales the minimum age to be eligible for a provisional P1 licence is 17.