Teen and Novice Drivers: District of Columbia

Full Privilege Minimum Age

18 years

Learner Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Minimum Duration (Months)

Required Supervised Driving Hours (Night Hours)

16 6 40 (10 in intermediate stage)

Intermediate Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Nighttime Driving Restriction

Passenger Restriction (except family, unless noted)

16 / 6

September through June: 11 p.m. - 6 a.m. (Sun-Thurs); Midnight - 6 a.m. (Fri-Sat)

July through August: midnight - 6 a.m.

First 6 months: no passengers

Thereafter: No more than 2 passengers