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Licence Exemptions

Information on what exemptions are available (if any) for Learner Drivers, Heavy Vehicles Drives, Seatbelts, Helmets and Tractors.

Learner Exemptions

Application & Guidelines for an exemption from the L2 Car Learner Period.

Heavy Vehicle Exemptions

Exemption from the Age and Experience Criteria to Drive a Heavy Vehicle.

Alcohol Interlock Exemptions

You are entitled to apply for an exemption from some or all aspects of the Mandatory Alcohol Interlock Program (MAIP). 

Seatbelt Exemptions

It is compulsory to wear a seatbelt in Tasmania.  The Commissioner of Transport will only consider granting you an exemption from the requirement to wear a seatbelt when a Medical Practitioner completes the Medical Certificate portion of the seatbelt exemption application form.

Helmet Exemptions

Anyone who rides a motorcycle or bicycle is required by law to wear an approved helmet. Due to safety concerns, only applicants with exceptional reasons will be issued an exemption.

Limited Tractor Exemption

Limited tractor licences are no longer issued, with the exemption now being included in the Vehicle and Traffic Regulations (Driver Licensing and Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2010.

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