Novice learner restrictions and credit hours
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.
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).