Teen and Novice Drivers: South Carolina

Full Privilege Minimum Age

16 years, 6 months

Learner Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Minimum Duration (Months)

Required Supervised Driving Hours (Night Hours)

15 6 40 (10)

Intermediate Stage

Minimum Age (Years/Months)

Nighttime Driving Restriction

Passenger Restriction (except family, unless noted)

15 / 6

EST: 6 p.m. - 6 a.m.

EDT: 8 p.m. - 6 a.m.

No more than 2 under 21 unless to/from school