Click here to ask your driving related question.

Ask a driving related question on AnswersforDrivers.com.

What restrictions come with my driver’s permit?

The State of Maryland has the following restrictions:

Learner’s Permit Restrictions
• You must hold a learner’s permit for at least nine months before being eligible to obtain a provisional license.
• Permit holders under the age of 18 are prohibited from using any type of wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle unless call 911 in an emergency.
• You will have to start the permit period over if convicted of a traffic offense and wait another six months to take the road test.

Provisional License Restrictions
• Less than 6 months driving experience—You must hold a provisional drivers license for 18 months.
• 6 to 12 months driving experience—You must hold a provisional drivers license for 12 months.
• 12 to 18 months driving experience—You must hold a provisional drivers license for 6 months.
• You are prohibited from driving alone between the hours of 12 and 5 am unless accompanied by a supervising adult who is 21 years or older unless traveling to or from work, a school activity, an athletic training session or an organized volunteer program.
• For the first 5 months, you are not allowed to carry passengers under age 18 other than your immediate family members unless accompanied by a supervising adult driver.
• You are prohibited from using any type of wireless communication device while driving.

Comments