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From December 2020, these are the steps all new drivers will need to take to get a licence in Tasmania.

Diagram of licensing pathway

The flow chart shows the process for getting your learner and provisional licence. The changes include:

  • one learner period
  • 80 compulsory logbook hours, including 15 at night
  • no hands free mobile phone use during the learner and P1 periods
  • changes to the maximum speed limit for learners and P1 licence holders
  • a Hazard Perception Test to gain a P1
  • peer passenger restrictions for P1 drivers under 25
  • requirement to display green P plates in the P2 stage.