Teen and Novice Drivers: Maryland

Full Privilege Minimum Age

Nighttime driving: 18 years

Driving with passengers: 16 years, 11 months

Learner Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Minimum Duration (Months)

Required Supervised Driving Hours (Night Hours)

15 / 9 9 60 (10)

Intermediate Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Nighttime Driving Restriction

Passenger Restriction (except family, unless noted)

16 / 6 Midnight - 5 a.m. First 5 months: no passengers under 18 (secondary enforcement)
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