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Drivers Licence Adelaide

The Graduated Licensing Scheme is the process of obtaining a full drivers licence in Adelaide

  • A gradual process which involves: at least 75 hours of supervised driving during the Learner's Permit phase
  • A two-stage Provisional Driver Licence (P1 and P2)
  • A compulsory Hazard Perception Test to progress from P1 to P2
  • Rewards for drivers who do the right thing, and penalties for those who don't.

Learner's Drivers Licence

  • 16 years or older
  • Pass Theory Test
  • (Bike Class pass Basic Rider Safe)

P1 Provisional

  • 17 years or older
  • Hold a Learner's Permit for at least 12 months
  • Complete 75 hours (includes minimum 15 hours at night) supervised driving
  • Pass Vehicle On Road Test (VORT) or Competency Based Training (CBT) course
  • (Bike Class pass advanced Rider Safe)

P2 Provisional

  • 18 years or older
  • Pass Hazard Perception Test
  • Also pass driver awareness course if one, two or three demerit points incurred and want to progress after 12 months or hold P1 for two years

Full Drivers Licence

  • 19 years or older (20 years+ if one - three demerit points incurred)
  • Hold provisional┬áDriver licence continuously for minimum of two years including six months on P2

If you are disqualified at any stage you will automatically go back one step in the process. Learner's Driver Licence holders will have to pass the Theory Test again. P1 Driver Licence holders will have to pass their VORT or CBT course again. P2 Driver Licence holders will have to pass their Hazard Perception Test again.
Enforced time periods for the various stages may be extended and curfew conditions may also be imposed.

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