To upgrade to your P1 driving licence, you must complete the 75 hours of recorded driving and pass a hazard perception test. “They`re just not mature enough. You would not leave a 17-year-old alone on a construction site; The driving should be the same. Meanwhile, there are calls for Australia to raise the legal driving age for men to 21 because of their overrepresentation in road injuries. Tyrell Edwards, 18, faces five charges of dangerous driving after his five passengers, all aged between 14 and 16, were killed in Tuesday night`s high-speed crash in Buxton, a south-western suburb of Sydney. Riders who have accumulated 12 or more demerit points may choose to pursue a 12-month period of good conduct. If more than two demerit points are accumulated during the 12-month period (even with different fines), the licence will be forfeited for twice the original exclusion period; usually 6 months (3 months x 2). Once you have your learner`s licence, you can book your driving lessons with NRMA or ask a family member or friend to teach you. L plates must be displayed while driving and must not tow a trailer. There are no special speed or vehicle restrictions. Drivers moving to the state may be eligible to upgrade their license class due to the different age rules that apply in each state. For example, a Victorian learner driver moving to New South Wales may be eligible to take the driving test to obtain a P1 licence. However, drivers under the age of 18 cannot obtain the same class of driver`s licence in Victoria, where they must be at least 18 years of age to do so.

Another example is a Victorian over 25 who moves to Tasmania, SA, QLD or WA can get a full licence after holding their Ps in Victoria for 12 months, although the probationary period for those over 21 in Victoria is 3 years. If a driver is about to lose their driving licence in their home state, they can obtain a new driver`s licence in another Australian state, provided that demerit points have not already been added and the fine has not yet been paid, or in the event of immediate disqualification, the actual disqualification period has not yet commenced (before 28 days after the violation). Drivers traveling from state to state must apply for a new driver`s license within three months of moving. [44] [45] [46] [47] [48] [49] [50] [51] Unless a driving test is required, no fee will be charged for upgrading from a current International Driving Permit. As a general rule, driving licences shall be converted into the same category or an equivalent category on the same day or, in the case of conversion of a non-GLS licence into a GLS system, a P1 or P2 driving licence shall be issued, depending on the driving time of the licence holder. Approval may need to be confirmed by a letter from the interstate licensing authority (on letterhead) confirming the details of the license (including the original issue date) and status. “Men are over-represented in injuries because we have about time to crawl. It`s no different with driving and I think we understand more and more that we need to start putting a gender perspective on that,” Ivers said. The same P1 restrictions apply, except that P2 drivers are allowed to tow trailers. Since 25 November 2013, P2 drivers are no longer allowed to use mobile phones, including hands-free kits, while driving. The restriction on peer passengers does not apply to P2 drivers.

You should display whites on green “P-plates” instead of red plates. If a person is over 21 years of age, if authorized, they go directly to the P2 permit for three years. Drivers who obtain a provisional P1 driving licence on or after 4 September 2010 are not allowed to drive a performance vehicle if they are under 25 years of age. High power includes vehicles with an eight-cylinder or more engine, vehicles with a turbocharged or supercharged engine (excluding diesel vehicles), vehicles modified to increase engine power, designated high-performance vehicles, and vehicles exceeding a certain power-to-weight ratio. The restrictions on high-performance vehicles do not apply to drivers over 25 years of age. P license plates of any kind are not displayed on the P2 driver`s license, and it is illegal to display P2 license plates from other states. If you succeed, you must complete 120 hours of supervised driving (including 10 hours at night).