If you gathered a room full of learner drivers, we’re certain all of them would know the different P plate stages before they can secure an Open Drivers Licence. So, today’s blog has been written to help out the parents and carers of young drivers, so they have the right information.
After completing all the eligibility milestones for learner drivers and passing the practical driving test, the new driver will receive a P1 licence if they are under 25 years of age, and a P2 licence if they are over 25 years. P1 and P2 drivers are permitted to drive unsupervised but with certain restrictions. Click HERE for details on the different restrictions applying to both licence categories.
Drivers holding a P1 licence can progress to a P2 licence after holding their licence for at least one year and passing a hazard perception test. Click HERE for the minimum time frames and restrictions.
The big celebrations come when a driver is ready to progress to an Open drivers licence. Drivers progressing from a P2 licence to an Open licence need the following:
The holders of an Open drivers licence must still obey certain restrictions as well as all Queensland road rules. Click HERE for a detailed summary.
Getting a P licence is a big achievement and ultimately securing an Open licence is an even greater one. There is no secret to succeeding as it simply requires effort, determination and a focus on driving safely in all circumstances.
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Written and Published by www.presentprofessionally.com.au
Tracey Wilson, instructor and owner of Learn 2 Drive Driving School