learner's permit


: a document that allows a person to learn how to drive a car by actually driving

Examples of learner's permit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some states—like California, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Texas—require formal driving lessons (think driver's ed) for a learner's permit, an adult driver's license, or an accelerated route to both. Nafeesah Allen, Parents, 3 Dec. 2023 Under the new law, set to go into effect in October, golf cart drivers under the age of 18 must be at least 15 with a learner's permit or 16 with a driver's license. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 18 July 2023 Under a new law that took effect in Florida on July 1, minors must be at least 15-years-old with a learner's permit or 16-years-old with a driver's license to drive a golf cart. Tomas Rodriguez, USA TODAY, 18 July 2023

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“Learner's permit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/learner%27s%20permit. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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