The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 607)
§ 607. Junior operator’s license
(a) A junior operator’s license may be issued initially only to persons who:
(1) are 16 and 17 years of age;
(2) have passed the driver examination required in subchapter 2 of this chapter and a driver education and training course approved by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles and the Secretary of Education;
(A) possessed a learner’s permit for not less than one year;
(B) submitted on a form provided by the Department of Motor Vehicles that is approved by the Commissioner, and certified by the operator’s licensed parent or guardian, licensed or certified driver education instructor, or licensed person at least 25 years of age that there was at least 40 hours of practice behind the wheel, at least 10 of which was nighttime driving and that the operator was accompanied by his or her licensed parent or guardian, a licensed or certified driver education instructor, or another licensed individual at least 25 years of age, riding in the front passenger seat; and
(C) maintained a driving record without a learner’s permit suspension, revocation, or recall for six consecutive months prior to licensure.
(b) An applicant for a junior operator’s license shall not be given a license unless his or her parent, guardian, or a person standing in loco parentis to him or her files a written consent with the Commissioner.
(c) Any junior operator’s license may be renewed. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, a renewed junior operator’s license shall not be required to meet the requirements of subsection 610(b) of this title. (Amended 1959, No. 195, § 1; 1966, No. 65 (Sp. Sess.), § 6; 1999, No. 140 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2005, No. 90 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Feb. 24, 2006; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 268, eff. Feb. 14, 2014; 2019, No. 60, § 3.)