Alex got his G2 license yesterday, which is a somewhat restricted driving permit*, but allows him to take the car out on his own. He took driver’s ed over the summer, and practiced with his father and I. Yesterday, I picked him up from a subway station after school and drove him to the DriveTest centre where I waited anxiously while he did his test.
- Zero blood alcohol and working seatbelts for all passengers
- The number of young passengers that teen G2 drivers can carry is limited from midnight to 5 a.m. For the first six months, G2 drivers 19 or under can carry only one passenger aged 19 or under. After the first six months, and until the G2 driver earns a full G licence or turns 20, they can carry only three passengers aged 19 or under.