Does law enforcement actually care if you drive with your permit without taking your first behind the wheel lesson?
I want to drive but I haven't taken my behind the wheel lessons because of Coronavirus. If I drive and get stopped by the police, will they care if I haven't taken my lessons yet?
I'm in the state of California driving under a California DMV Instructional Permit.
- EdnaLv 71 month ago
If you have an "Instructional Permit" (a restricted Learner's License?), you're driving legally (if there is a licensed driver accompanying you), and law enforcement doesn't care if you've taken "behind the wheel" driving lessons or not. You don't ever have to take "behind the wheel" driving lessons at all, but you DO have to take and pass the Written portion of the driving test. Which you've already done, or else you wouldn't have a permit.
- Anonymous1 month ago
WHY can't you respect the well established law? Why is it ok to go around the law because of this or because of that? Without having any "behind the wheel" training, what makes you seem to think that you are qualified to drive? I think it's a big mistake.
I have been greatly inconvenienced by this covid19 situation, but I just stay home and keep myself busy there.
The police will be happy to confiscate the vehicle and cite you for all your violations. If you are unlicensed, then any insurance on the car will not be in effect.
Can you ride a bicycle?
- Obi Wan KnievelLv 72 months ago
Caring about that stuff is what cops everywhere do for a living.
- squeezie_1999Lv 72 months ago
You can drive with the permit, but never alone.
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- CactiJoeLv 62 months ago
Yup. They will run an investigation if an unlicensed (and therefore uninsured) driver gets pulled over or has a crash. Will not be able to buy insurance if you have a driving record before you have a drivers license.
- Anonymous2 months ago
You must drive with your parent, guardian, spouse, or an adult 25 years of age or older, who has a valid California driver license.
Have them take you to a park so you can practice.