Teen and Novice Drivers: Massachusetts

Full Privilege Minimum Age

Nighttime driving: 18 years

Driving with passengers: 17 years

Learner Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Minimum Duration (Months)

Required Supervised Driving Hours (Night Hours)

16 6 40; 30 with advanced driver training

Intermediate Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Nighttime Driving Restriction

Passenger Restriction (except family, unless noted)

16 / 6 12:30 a.m. - 5 a.m. (secondary enforcement 12:30 a.m. - 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. - 5 a.m.) First 6 months: no passengers under 18