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Graduated Driver's License Level 2 Restrictions

2010 PA 268 was signed into law

 

Here are the Graduated Driver License Level 2 restrictions that are now in effect:
 
1.

 Shall not operate a motor vehicle between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. except when:

 
  • driving to or from or in the course of employment;
  • driving to or from an authorized activity; or
  • accompanied by a parent or legal guardian or a licensed driver 21 years of age or older designated by the parent or legal guardian.
 
2. Shall not operate a motor vehicle at any time with more than 1 passenger in the vehicle who is less than 21 years of age except:
 
  • when the additional passengers are immediate family members;
  • when driving to or from or in the course of employment;
  • while going to or from an authorized activity; or
  • when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian or a licensed driver 21 years of age or older designated by the parent or legal guardian.
 
Authorized activity means any of the following:
 
(a) A school or a school-sanctioned event or activity. School means a public or private school, including a home school.
(b) A sporting event or activity, or extracurricular event or activity, that is not school-sanctioned but that is part of an official sports league or association or an official extracurricular club, or that is paid for as a service offered by a business specializing in those events or activities or training for those events or activities.
(c) A class or program of vocational instruction offered by a college, community college, nonprofit association, or unit of government or by a business specializing in vocational training.
(d) An event or activity sponsored by a religious organization that is tax-exempt under federal law.
(e) Transporting an individual in need of immediate emergency care or personal protection to a health care professional, hospital, police station, domestic violence shelter, or public safety location.
 

 

 

Related Link

 

Teen Driver web pages

Michigan's Graduated License System Timeline PDF icon 

Michigan Graduated Driver License: A Guide for Parents(SOS-383) PDF icon

GDL - FAQ's

MCL 257.310(e) with PA 124 of 2011 amendments

 

 

 

 




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