Letter Opposing Senate Bill (SB) 69 to Weaken North Carolina’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Lawhttps://saferoads.org/wp-content/themes/osmosis/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg 150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety https://saferoads.org/wp-content/themes/osmosis/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg
The learner period is the safest time for novice drivers, supervised by a licensed adult, while they gain skills and confidence to drive independently and responsibly. This is also the stage in which the
supervising adult has an opportunity to help instill lifetime safe driving behaviors. Unfortunately, SB 69 seeks to reduce the critical learner’s period from 12 to just six months.