On Patrol, 5/24/18 - Graduated Driver's License Program

CHP Officer Robert Montano visited Great Day to talk about the Graduation Driver's License Program

It's time to go On Patrol with CHP Officer Robert Montano.

Officer Montano visited Great Day to talk about the Graduation Driver License Program.

California’s Graduated Driver's License (GDL) program consists of the following elements:

  • Teens must be 15 years and six months to obtain a permit
  • Teens must complete 50 hours of driving – 10 of which must be at night – over the next six months before obtaining an intermediate, or restricted, license at age 16
  • Teens are not permitted to drive unsupervised between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. when their risk of collision is highest
  • Teens with a restricted license cannot carry any passengers under the age of 20, unless accompanied by a licensed driver age 25 or older.
  • A basic, or full, license can be obtained and restrictions lifted at age 17

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