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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.  From September 2017, Medical Practitioners can issue drivers and passengers, who meet strict medical guidelines, with a medical certificate that exempts them from the requirement to wear a seatbelt.

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.

Operating a tractor

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