Novice learner restrictions and credit hours


Restrictions

As a learner licence holder, you must:

  • ensure your L plates can be seen from the front and back of your car
  • drive no faster than 90km/h even when a higher speed limit applies
  • have a blood alcohol content of 0.00
  • carry your licence on you
  • never tow another vehicle or trailer
  • not use a mobile phone
  • obey all Tasmanian road rules
  • have a supervisory driver.

Credit hours

To help get the compulsory logbook hours in the learner stage, you can:

  • attend a Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) program and gain five hours for your learner logbook (only valid for L1 licence holders and new learners who participate in a 2020 course onwards)
  • get a one hour lesson with a certified driving instructor and gain two hours for your learner logbook (capped at 20 hours)
  • access a Keys2drive free lesson and gain a credit hour for your learner logbook (this is included in the 20 hour cap)
  • access a Plates Plus free lesson through the Keys2drive initiative and gain a credit hour for your learner logbook (this is included in the 20 hour cap).

Getting your P1s

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