If you are under 18 and at least 15 ½ you can apply for a provisional driver license.
The first step to getting your license is to get your instruction permit.
You must drive with your parent, guardian, spouse, or an adult 25 years of age or older, who has a valid California driver license.
Can you drive by yourself at 16 in California?
You are also not allowed to drive between 11 pm and 5 am during your first year after getting your license unless you have a licensed parent, a guardian or other adult 25 years old or older in the car with you. When you turn 18 years of age, the provisional part of your license ends.
Where is it legal to drive at 14?
Driving Age by State
|State||Learner’s Permit||Restricted License|
|Arizona||15, 6 mos.||16|
|California||15, 6 mos.||16|
47 more rows
Can you drive at 14 in California?
California is one of the states that has a GDL program for teens. Junior Permit – The Junior Permit is for California residents who are at least 14 but less than 18 years of age and can show a present hardship that requires them to drive alone.
Can you drive to school by yourself with a permit in California?
You must pratice with a parent, guardian, spouse, or an adult 25 years of age or older, who has a valid California driver license. The person must be close enough to take control of the vehicle at any time. A provisional permit does not let you drive alone—not even to a DMV office to take a driving test.
Can a 16 year old drive siblings in CA?
Can a 16 year old in California drive their siblings (and himself) to school, and or drive them around at all? Legally, a restricted driver (ages 16–18) that is in their first year of driving must have a signed permission note from their parents in order to transport a sibling.
Can a 17 year old drive alone in California?
California driving rules for 17 year olds can get a bit confusing when it comes to driving time restrictions. According to the law, teen drivers may not drive after 11 pm or before 5 am during the first twelve months. However, if a teen passes all tests on time, that 12-month period ends while they’re 17 years old.
At what age can I drive alone?
Teens with a provisional license are allowed to drive alone, but must follow certain restrictions. For the first 12 months they may not drive between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. (Some exceptions are granted.) They also may not transport passengers under 20 unless accompanied by a licensed driver age 25 or older.
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