Section 1 (Day 1) Virginia Driver Responsibilities: Licensing Responsibilities
Day 1: Bell Ringer Write a half a page red to red on the below statement. Save these to be turn in on test day. Worth 10 points. Some people say that physical exercise should be a required part of every school day. Other people believe that students should spend the whole school day on academic studies. Which opinion do you agree with? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.
Reminder 1.Bring paper/pen/pencil and notebook 2.Electronics are for instructional use with permission 3.Don’t forget to do daily quizzes on QUIA.COM 4.No Excuses why you don’t take Quizzes 1-6 before test day!! (Quizzes are worth 30% of grade) 5.Attendance is MANDATORY!! (NO SLEEPING in class) 6.All notes can be found on Harrisonburg’s staff website: http://staff.harrisonburg.k12.va.us/~tbutler/ 7.If you are NOT taking notes in class, please be quiet and ask to use the restroom at the end of class.
This is what you are trying to get at the end of class.. Harrisonburg High School H.C.P.S 36 x 03/06/2012 Your Name Here “Green Card”
Day 1 Objectives The students will understand the steps needed to attain a learner’s permit including age, tests needed, identification, and restrictions. (Also ID cards)The students will understand the steps needed to attain a learner’s permit including age, tests needed, identification, and restrictions. (Also ID cards) The students will understand the restrictions of their provisional license including age, passengers allowed, and curfew.The students will understand the restrictions of their provisional license including age, passengers allowed, and curfew. The students will understand about other types of licenses including motorcycle and CDL.The students will understand about other types of licenses including motorcycle and CDL. Students will learning the difference between suspension and revocation.Students will learning the difference between suspension and revocation. Students will understand why being an organ donor is so important.Students will understand why being an organ donor is so important. Related SOLs: DE.1
First, Your Learner’s Permit Be at least 15 years and six months old. Complete a DL1M learner’s permit and driver’s license application form. Furnish proof of ID (See next slide).
First, Your Learner’s Permit One Proof of Virginia Residency Parents may verify residency of applicants less than 19 DMV-issued ID card One Proof of Identification Birth Certificate U.S. Passport One Proof of Social Security Number Social security card W2 form One Proof of Legal Presence Birth certificate Legal passport Visit https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/webdoc/pdf/dmv141.pdf a complete list of acceptable documents Visit: https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/webdoc/pdf/dmv141.pdf for a complete list of acceptable documents
First, Your Learner’s Permit Pass a signs test (100%); a general knowledge test (80%); and a vision test. Have a digitized photo taken at DMV.
If you FAIL your learner’s test Applicants less than 18 must Wait 15 days to retake Applicants 18 or older must Pay $2 or wait 15 days Applicants less than 18 must Wait 15 days to retake Applicants 18 or older must Pay $2 or wait 15 days 3 times SUBSEQUENT Applicants who fail the learner’s permit test 3 times must complete a driver education course SUBSEQUENT to the third failure
Your Learner’s Permit Allows you to operate a vehicle when a licensed driver at least 21 years old is seated besides you. Or an 18 year old driver may accompany you only if he or she is your legal guardian, brother, sister, etc. that has a drivers license.
Your Learner’s Permit Learner’s permit holders may not carry more then one passenger who is less than eighteen years old No learner’s permit shall authorize its holder to operate a motor vehicle between midnight and four a.m.
Must be at least 16 years and three months old Under 19 years old, must hold a learner’s permit for at least nine months Complete classroom & behind the wheel Also, under 18 yrs. old, can not operate a motor vehicle between midnight and four a.m. Second, Your License
Your License Have parent / guardian permission Parent certify that their child has driven a motor vehicle for 45 hours, at least 15 of which were after sunset
Your License If under 18, all first time driver’s licenses are issued from the local juvenile and domestic relations court.
Your License Vertical- Under 21 Years Old Horizontal- Over 21 Years Old
Your License Expires Licensees Receiving First Driver’s License at Age 16 or 17 Licensees Receiving First Driver’s License at Age 16 or 17 License expires on 20th birthday License expires on 20th birthday On your birthday License renewal is every 8 years
Other Types of Licenses Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) In addition to the driver’s license, Va. issues a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Allows you to operate tractor-trailers, passenger buses, tank vehicles, school buses for 16 or more occupants, or vehicles carrying hazardous materials. Allows you to operate tractor-trailers, passenger buses, tank vehicles, school buses for 16 or more occupants, or vehicles carrying hazardous materials.
Other Types of Licenses You must pass the: driver’s license signs & knowledge testsdriver’s license signs & knowledge tests motorcycle knowledge exam; andmotorcycle knowledge exam; and motorcycle road skills testmotorcycle road skills test If less than 19 years old, you must also If less than 19 years old, you must also complete a driver education program, andcomplete a driver education program, and have a motorcycle learner’s permit for a minimum of 9 monthshave a motorcycle learner’s permit for a minimum of 9 months Motorcycle Only License or Class M (Motorcycle) Designation added to a License
VA. Identification Card Must be a resident of VA No age restrictions All ID cards are valid for five years from the date of issuance The fee for an ID card is $10.00
Licensing Restrictions Types of Restrictions Eye Glasses or Contact Lenses Hearing Aids Daylight Driving Only Left Accelerator Pedal Automatic Transmission Manual controls Other adapted vehicle controls A code is placed on your license which designates the type of restriction. meant to make you a better driver,
Suspension Your privilege to drive has been withdrawn temporarily Your privilege to drive has been withdrawn temporarily Judge may grant restricted driving privileges to and from work or school Judge may grant restricted driving privileges to and from work or school Usually 30-180 days You must pay the required fee at the end of the suspension period. X
Revocation Your privilege to drive has been terminated Your privilege to drive has been terminated usually a year or longer. Must reapply for a driver’s license after revocation period has passed Must reapply for a driver’s license after revocation period has passed X
Some Reasons for Suspension or Revocation 10 consecutive unexcused absences from school Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Attaining demerit points under 18 years old. Failing to pay for gasoline purchases!!!
Organ Tissue Donation Organ donation is denoted on the driver’s license as a red heart followed by “Organ Donor” in black Waiting list is approx. 60,000 people. National network called, The United Network for Organ Sharing.
Special note: A signed donor card is not enough. Family consent is also required. Organ Tissue Donation STATISTICS More than 10,000 kidneys are transplanted each year, yet over 23,000 people need transplants More than 2,000 hearts are transplanted each year, yet over 2,800 people continue to wait More than 3,000 livers are transplanted annually, yet over 2,600 people are on the waiting list More than 500 lungs are transplanted each year, yet over 1,000 people are on the waiting list for a transplant More than 500 pancreas transplants are performed annually, yet over 100 people are waiting for a transplant DO NOT WRITE THIS SLIDE
In your driver’s education book, read pages 17-18 “The value of taking a driver education course” and then answer questions 1+2 in your notebook. Save these to be turned in with your test. Classwork (Day 1)