Young Drivers

Restrictions for young drivers in Tasmania

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
(all levels)
No restrictions (all levels) L1 must not drive over 80km/h
L2 must not drive over 90km/h in 100km/h zone and 100km/h in 110km/h zone
L1 minimum 3 months
L2 minimum 9 months
15 years 11 months sit knowledge test
16 years apply for learner permit
P1
Must not drive over 90km/h in 100km/h zone, 100km/h in 110km/h zone 12 months Minimum 17 years
P2
Not required to display P2 plate
Must drive within the speed limit 24 months

Plates can be displayed interior or exterior but must be clearly visible

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Published 1 July 2019

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