Florida Learner's Permit Information, DMV Study Guide
Florida Learner’s License / Learner’s Permit
You must be 15 years old to obtain a Florida learner’s license.
To receive your learner’s permit, you must provide:
- One primary and one secondary form of identification, which must be original or certified,
- Proof Social Security Number, if issued Chapter 322, Florida Statutes, requires the Department to collect social security numbers for the issuance of driver license and identification cards.
- Proof of residential address,
- Proof that you completed a Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education course (check your local yellow pages under ‘Driving Instruction’ for a location near you) or a license from any state, country, or jurisdiction, and
- Parental Consent Form, which must be signed in the presence of a driver license examiner or notarized if parent or guardian will not be present (form is located at "http://www.flhsmv.gov/html/forms.html "http://www.flhsmv.gov/html/forms.html). If you are under 18 and are not married one parent or legal guardian must sign your license application. Step-parents may not sign unless they have legally adopted you.
Required Driving Tests
- A Written Test covering the following areas:
- Road Rules – 20 multiple choice questions about traffic laws – must have 15 correct answers to pass.
- Road Signs – 20 multiple choice questions about road signs – must have 15 correct answers to pass.
- Vision Test using an eye machine. To pass, you must have 20/40 (or better) vision in each and both eyes, with or without corrective lenses.
- Hearing Test
Restrictions On Driving
You may only drive during daylight hours during the first three months and until 10 at night after that. You must always have a licensed driver that is 21 years or older in the front-seat with you when driving.
Graduated Operators License
After you have been driving for a year without any problems (i.e. traffic convictions) you can apply for an operator’s license. You must provide your FL learner’s permit and a certified statement from a parent or guardian that you have at least of 50 hours behind the wheel with 10 of those at night. You will be required to take a driving test .
Restrictions On Driving
- 16 years old – only drive between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., unless accompanied by a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old and occupies the front passenger seat, or you are traveling to or from work.
- 17 years old – only drive between 5 a.m. and 1 a.m., unless accompanied by a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old and occupies the front passenger seat, or you are traveling to or from work.
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