In Ohio, there are different paths for young drivers to obtain a license depending on their age, experience, and purpose for driving. Beginning at 15 and a half years old, a person can take a written and vision test to obtain a temporary instruction permit. Instruction permit holders are prohibited from driving between the hours of midnight and 6 a. All passengers in the vehicle must have seat belts. All instruction permit holders under 18 years old are prohibited from cellphone use while driving.
Ohio law could require teen drivers to spend a full year with a learner's permit
New Ohio Law Would Require Teens To Have Driving Permit For Year | Cleveland, OH Patch
Ohio uses a multi-stage licensing process for teens. This system allows teens to gradually gain exposure to complex driving situations, easing them into driving over an extended period of time. Click here for more information. Your teen must pass a knowledge and vision test at a driver license exam station and will be given a receipt with a confirmation number. When driving with a TIPIC, a teen younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or licensed driving instructor seated in the front passenger seat.
Stricter Teen Driving Laws Now in Effect in Ohio
A new law proposed in Ohio would require teens to have a learner's permit for a year before they're eligible to get a license. House Bill would also change how late a teenager can be on the road — if their parent or guardian is alongside them. The bipartisan legislation — co-sponsored by Ohio Rep. Hearcel Craig, Rep.
About , licensed 16 and 17 year old Ohioans are currently heading into one of the most dangerous driving seasons. Prom is a major concern with many high schoolers piling into the same vehicle creating major distractions, said Cindy Antrican, spokeswoman for Miami Valley AAA. But a bigger concern is heading into the summer months, where teens are driving for leisure on unfamiliar routes, not just to and from school, work and practice, she said. Over the last five years, to year-old drivers have been at fault in more than 67, crashes in Ohio.