INTERMEDIATE LICENSE ONLY APPLIES TO DRIVERS UNDER 18
AND LASTS FOR A PERIOD OF 180 DAYS
After holding a Driver's Permit for 180 days, you are eligible for an Intermediate License. In order to obtain the Intermediate License, you must pass the road test.
Road tests are administered by the Kentucky State Police and are by appointment only. Please call 270-746-7419 to schedule your road test.
The vehicle used for testing must be properly registered and proof of insurance is required. The driver's parent/guardian MUST certify that the driver has completed at least 60 hours of practice driving, 10 of which MUST occur at night.
FOR A PRACTICE DRIVING LOG,
TO FIND OUT IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR AN INTERMEDIATE LICENSE,
IF YOU DO NOT PASS THE ROAD TEST:
Drivers must wait seven days before taking the road test again.
If the driver fails the road test 6 times, they must wait 6 months before another test will be given. they will then have only 2 attempts to pass the test.
IF YOU PASS THE ROAD TEST:
KSP will place an orange 'Intermediate License' sticker on the driver's permit. KSP are the only ones who can place or replace an orange sticker for you.
After holding the Intermediate License for 180 days, or once the driver turns 18 years old, the driver will then be eligible for a full, unrestricted license, provided that the driver (if under 18) has completed the required driver education course.
FOR DRIVER EDUCATION COURSES,
The driver is not permitted to drive between the hours of 12:00am (midnight) and 6:00am, unless the driver can demonstrate good cause for driving, such as emergencies, school or work related activities.
If the driver is convicted of a traffic violation, they will have to restart the 180 day waiting period.
A person with an Intermediate License who is under the age of 18 shall not operate a motor vehicle at any time when accompanied by more than one unrelated person who is under the age of 20.
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL IS PROHIBITED.
ALL DRIVERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 ARE SUBJECT TO "ZERO ALCOHOL TOLERANCE" (DEFINED AS .02 BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION).
A DRIVER UNDER THE AGE OF 18 WHO ACCUMULATES MORE THAN 6 POINTS MAY HAVE THEIR DRIVING PRIVILEGE SUSPENDED.
NO SERIOUS MOVING VIOLATIONS FOR THOSE UNDER THE AGE OF 18.
BUCKLE UP, IT'S THE LAW! EVERYONE IN THE VEHICLE MUST WEAR AT SEATBELT AT ALL TIMES.