Who can be in the car with a restricted driver?
Remember: drivers with a restricted licence must not drive with passengers* unless there is a supervising driver (who has had their full licence for 2 years or more) seated in the front passenger seat. Restricted licence drivers cannot legally give lifts to their brothers/ sisters.
How much does it cost to resit your restricted license?
It will cost $86.60.
Can you take siblings on your restricted?
A common question is: “Can my son/daughter drive their siblings to school on a restricted licence?” The answer is no. Unless you’re a parent or legal guardian, there’s no exemption to carry passengers on a restricted licence without a supervisor who holds a full car licence.
What happens if you get caught driving someone on your restricted?
Restricted drivers carrying passengers can be issued with a $100 fine per unauthorised passenger. Driving outside of the hours or not having the full licence driver seated next to them is also a $100 fine each, and of course each offence receives 35 demerit points.
What happens if I fail my restricted licence?
This temporary licence is valid for 21 days and must be carried with you when you drive. Your restricted photo driver licence will be mailed to you. If you fail the test, the testing officer will return your learner licence to you. If you are unhappy with the test result or testing officer there are steps you can take.
Do restricted drivers need L plates?
It must also have L plates on display. Remember to bring your learner licence to the test, as you’re not allowed to drive if you don’t have it with you. When you’re ready to re-sit the restricted licence test, you’ll need make a booking and pay another test fee.
How long can I stay on my restricted license?
Learner and restricted driver licences are issued for five years, and the renewal process for these is different. You can renew up to 90 days before your expiry date, and you’ll have to sit and pass another theory test.