Go to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles web page at http://www.dmv.virginia.gov/webdoc/citizen/drivers/learners.asp for a summary of information about:
Additional information about applying for a learner’s permit is available at http://www.dmv.virginia.gov/webdoc/citizen/drivers/applying_learners.asp
Each year, motor vehicle crashes claim almost 42,000 lives, cause millions of injuries, and cost more than $150 billion in damages. Motor vehicle crashes are not accidents. They are the result of bad decisions and risky behaviors. You make the decisions! Before you turn the ignition key on, be sure you have made a commitment to drive safely. Your life, your friends lives, or innocent people's lives and health are at stake. Driving is the most dangerous activity we do daily. Take it seriously! Choose not to drink or use drugs. Never ride with someone who has been drinking or using drugs. Make sure everyone is buckled up. If small children are riding with you, make sure they are securely placed in a child safety seat, booster seat, or safety belt. You have a responsibility to your community when you drive on the highway. Use your common sense and drive safely.
You give the right to drive to your children. Please take a moment to consider the following:
Teens work for you and they are valuable customers. It is critical that the business community makes a pledge to the safety and well being of Virginia teens. If you have teens as employees, do you:
Find more detailed information on the Virginia licensing process for teens, visit the following Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles web pages: