Any applicant who is younger than 18 years of age must be enrolled in and not under suspension from a public or private school for a period of one academic year prior to application for an instruction permit or driver’s license.
The DMV will suspend the license of a minor who:
1. Has dropped out of school without graduating and has remained out of school for ten consecutive school days.
2. Has more than ten school days of unexcused absences in any semester or combination of two consecutive quarters.
3. Has been suspended from school for:
a. Threatening, striking, or causing bodily harm to a teacher or other school personnel.
b. Possession or sale of drugs or alcohol on school property.
c. Possession or use of a weapon on school property.
d. Any sexual offense prohibited under Chapter 6 of Title 16.
e. Causing substantial physical or visible bodily harm to or seriously disfiguring another person, including another student.
Any infraction of the above conduct offenses will be a one-year suspension or shall be suspended until the minor’s eighteenth (18th) birthday, whichever comes first.