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Announcement of a new coalition supporting upgrades to graduated driver licensing requirements in New Jersey

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To kick off National Teen Driver Safety Week, AAA Clubs of New Jersey — along with more than 20 like-minded traffic safety, education, and insurance organizations — announced their support for S1963/A1354, sponsored by Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez and Assembly Transportation Chairman Daniel Benson.

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Letter Opposing Senate Bill (SB) 69 to Weaken North Carolina’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Law

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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.

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Letter in Support of Assembly Bill (A) 1354/Senate Bill (S) 1963 to Upgrade New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Law

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This legislation would improve the current graduated driver licensing (GDL) law for novice drivers by requiring supervised driving hours and extending the examination and special learner’s permit holding period for novice teen and young adult drivers.

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Letter Opposing Bill to Weaken Iowa’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Law – House Study Bill (HSB) 4

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On January 14, 2021, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) sent a letter to the Iowa House Agriculture Committee in opposition to House Study Bill (HSB) 4.  The legislation would 
would expand an exemption to the state’s graduated driver licensing (GDL) law for a special minor’s driver’s license to permit 14.5-year-old novice drivers to drive unsupervised up to 50 miles between destinations if they live or work on a farm and would remove a restriction preventing applicants who live within one mile of their school from qualifying.

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