Teen and Novice Drivers: California

Full Privilege Minimum Age

17 years

Learner Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Minimum Duration (Months)

Required Supervised Driving Hours (Night Hours)

15 / 6 6 50 (10)

Intermediate Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Nighttime Driving Restriction

Passenger Restriction (except family, unless noted)

16 11 p.m. - 5 a.m. (secondary enforcement) First 12 months: no passengers under 20 (secondary enforcement)

 

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