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New Teen Driver Licensing Laws in PA

The law changes the requirements for minors to obtain licenses int he stae of PA. Find a copy of the update here!

Specific changes to the requirements include:

 

-Restrictions for the number of passengers in a vehicle driven by a teen.  During the first six months of being licensed, a teen can only carry one,  non-family passenger who is younger than 18. After the first six months  and until the junior driver turns 18, a limit of three non-family passengers  until 18 is permitted.

 

Click here to get a copy of PennDOT's explanation concerning the changes to the law.

 

-Increases the number of hours from 50 to 65 for behind-the-wheel training  for those with learner’s permits. Ten of those hours must be at night and  five logged during inclement weather.