Suspensions & Hearings: Junior Operator Violations (JOL)

Any motor vehicle operator or motorcyclist between the ages of 16½ and 18 is considered a Junior Operator. The goal of the 03/31/2007 Junior Operator Law is to reduce teen driver crash rates and deaths. Junior Operators who are found responsible for certain violations will face increased penalties. Depending on the violation, Junior Operators may need to:

More information can be found by visiting the Teens & Parents section of the RMV website.


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