Young Drivers

Restrictions for young drivers in Western Australia

Alcohol Passengers Phones Speed Length of license Age
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)
Must not use a mobile phone Must drive within the speed limit (all levels) 16 years
Must not handle a mobile phone other than to receive or end a call 6 months 17 years
18 months

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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