Young Drivers

Restrictions for young drivers in South Australia

Alcohol Passengers Phones Speed Length of license Age
Learner
Zero blood alcohol limit (all levels)

Supervising drivers must hold a full licence and are subject to the same blood alcohol requirements as if they were driving the vehicle (under 0.05)

No limit provided each can be properly restrained by seatbelts Must not exceed 100km/h Minimum 12 months Minimum 16 years
P1
Maximum of one passenger aged 16-20 years at any time, excluding immediate family members Must not use any mobile phone function, including handsfree, loudspeaker or Bluetooth functions, while driving Minimum 12 months Minimum 17 years
P2
No limit provided each can be properly restrained by seatbelts May use handsfree functions on their phones Minimum 24 months

Notes:
Plates can be displayed interior or exterior, but must be clearly visible
P1 must not drive between midnight and 5am

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Published 1 July 2019

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