Motor Vehicles


SB 468 (Fisher/Benson): Changes the law requiring the Department of Public Safety to deny driving privileges to persons under 18 years who are not enrolled in high school or have not graduated. The change will allow students who are home-schooled to get a drivers license upon a written statement from parents..

SB 469 (Helton/Kirby): Amends SB 468 by allowing a drivers license to be issued to a person under 18 when school is out upon a notarized written statement from the parent or legal guardian that the child completed the previous school year and is enrolled or intends to enroll for the subsequent school year.

The bill also requires drivers to yield to police vehicles using either audible signals or flashing red lights.


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