Provisional licensing programs for young drivers
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Automobile drivers" tests -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Youth -- United States -- Transportation -- Congresses.

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ContributionsUnited States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17781674M

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Graduated driver licensing systems (GDLS) are designed to provide new drivers of motor vehicles with driving experience and skills gradually over time in low-risk environments. There are typically three steps or stages through which new drivers pass. They begin by acquiring a learner's permit, progress to a restricted, probationary or provisional license, followed by receipt of a full driver's. The program focuses on teaching young drivers good decision-making while a driver or passenger in a motor vehicle. Classes are available (by ZIP code) for individuals, schools, churches or community groups. Teens can take this course after driver education but before their 25th birthday. Some judges allow this course for community service credit. If you are between 16 and 21 years old, DC DMV offers you a special license program to help you become a safe, experienced Graduated License Program (known as GRAD) gives novice drivers the support you need to improve your driving skills and graduate from learner permit, to provisional license, to a full DC DMV driver license.. DC DMV’s GRAD program . Implementation of graduated driver licensing programs is associated with reductions in crash rates of young drivers, but graduated driver licensing programs vary in their components.

About the Massachusetts GDL. In an effort to minimize the risks associated with new teen drivers, many states, including Massachusetts, have implemented graduated driver licensing (GDL) programs. In Massachusetts, this program is called the Junior Operator's License (JOL) program. The program is overseen by the Registry of Motor Vehicles.   G raduated driver licensing (GDL) systems use a public health approach to reduce the prevalence of traffic accidents by focusing on reducing the risks for new drivers as a group, rather than the risk of individual drivers.1,2 These systems minimise the exposure of novice drivers to risky situations while allowing them to obtain driving experience.3,4 The purpose of Cited by: Indeed, the views of parents regarding the young driver licensing process are essential in determining and promoting various safe driving programs for young drivers (Simons-Morton, , Williams et al., ), with parents in US states in which GDL programs are in place more likely to set restrictions upon their young novice drivers than Cited by: 5. Driver's Training. In some states, professional driver's training with a licensed driving instructor is included in the state's Driver's Ed curriculum. After the classroom component of the driver's education program, some courses provide sessions of in-car instruction, which often include both behind-the-wheel practice AND observation.

How to apply for a Texas Driver License as a Teen. You may use our interactive REAL ID Document Check Application to assist in preparing you for your Driver License Office Visit. Just follow the steps, and at the end, you will have a customized . Drivers who obtained a Provisional 1 (P1; intermediate) license completed surveys exploring their experiences prelicensing and as learners, including the Behavior of Young Novice Drivers .   Introduction and literature review. Young drivers have higher crash rates when compared with older drivers (Blackman et al., ; Al Reesi et al., ; Greydanus, ).These higher crash rates occur for a number of factors, including personality, lack of experience, more limited hazard perception skills, and driving in higher risk situations such as . Graduated Driver Licensing programs aim to lower the death and injury toll among teen drivers by allowing them to gain driving experience before getting a license. Most programs include 3 stages for teenagers. More information is available through your local licensing agency. Learner: supervised driving, followed by a driving test.