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Laws Governing Driver Licenses Motors must carry a valid license or permit, insurance and registration. Motorist on permit must be supervised Legal residents.

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1 Laws Governing Driver Licenses Motors must carry a valid license or permit, insurance and registration. Motorist on permit must be supervised Legal residents must be licensed in NJ Change of address within 1-week (online) Legal name change within 2-weeks (go to DMV) Out of state drivers have 60 days to get NJ license 30 days with CDL pg 6-7

2 Laws Governing Driver Licenses All individuals must complete the GDL Program when first licensed Under 18 must submit parental consent form Permits are valid for 2 years All permit and probationary drivers must display (2) reflective decals pg 6-7

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5 When applying for your license 1. Full name 2. Gender 3. Current Address 4. Social security number 5. Age 6. Legal presences All documents must be original and in English pg 7

6 Driver Licenses If convicted of altering or showing an altered license the penalties may be: 1. $1,000 fine 2. Loss of driving privileges 3. and/or up to 6 month imprisonment Obtaining a license illegally 1. $200 to $500 fine to 90 days in jail pg 8

7 Can you spot the fake?

8 Number 4 is the fake!

9 Types of Driver Licenses Class D or Basic license 1. Valid for 4 years 2. Minimum age is 18 (and complete GDL program) 3. Test required (knowledge, vision and road) Commercial licenses are Class A,B,C Motorcycle are Class E or M as an endorsement Moped license required for mopeds for age 15 and older without a license pg8-10

10 6 Point ID Verification Must present documentation every time you apply for a license. At least 1 primary and 1 secondary Documents must be original In English This is primary reason people fail to receive a license on first visit pg 12-15

11 Graduated Driver License Graduate licensing has proven to be effect in reducing crash rates – Currently every state has some type of GDL system NJ started theirs in 2001 The GDL programs places restrictions on new drivers Fine for violating any restriction is $100 and possibly increase in GDL time pg 16

12 Early Bird 16 years old – Go to driving school Parental consent 6 hours of behind the wheel training Pass written & eye test Instructor applies for Special Learners Permit you pay school pg 17

13 Early Bird continued After 6 hours then: 6 months (minimum) supervised practice Be 17 and pass road test to receive probationary When 18 and after 1 year with probationary go to MVC and get basic license pg 17

14 Young Adult 17 to 20 years old Parental consent (under 18) Pass written & eye test Pay fee Go to MVC for Examination Permit pg 18

15 Young Adult continued After 6 months (minimum) supervised practice Then pass road test to receive probationary After 1 year with probationary go to MVC and get basic license Even if year of probationary is over you are still a probationary driver until you get your basic pg 18

16 Permit Restrictions Adult supervising driver – in front seat, 21 years old, NJ license with 3 years experience Time – no driving 11:01 pm to 5:00 am No electronics Passengers – Parent, guardian, dependants and 1 additional All must wear seat belts Display decals pg 20

17 Probationary License Restrictions Time – no driving 11:01 pm to 5:00 am No electronics Passengers – dependants plus 1, unless with parent All must wear seat belts Decals pg 20

18 Adult 21 and older Pass knowledge and vision test 3 months of supervised driving must follow seat belts and electronic use restrictions Pass road test 1 year of probationary - belts and electronic use restrictions pg 19

19 GDL Exemptions Time restriction - if and exemption for religion or employment is need you must carry a legible note from religious official or employer If permit holder commits a traffic offense the driver, instructor or adult supervisor get ticket pg 21-23

20 ID & CDLs 17 year olds can obtain a non-driver photo ID if they can present the 6-pts of ID program There are 3 classes of CDLs (A, B, C) Class A – Truck of 26,001 lbs or more or trailer of 10,000 lbs or more Class B – Trucks of 26,001 lbs or more, trailers of less than 10,000 or buses of more than 16 Class C – trucks under 26,000, all buses


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