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2015 United States Motor Vehicle Laws for Each State and Major US Territories

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State or Other Jurisdiction Regular Learner's Restrictive Renewal (years) Liability Laws Financial Responsibility Limits Vehicle Inspection Plates to New Owner
Alabama
17
15 (d,i)
16 (r)
4
S
25/50/25
spot (f)
Alaska
16 + 6 mo. (cc), 18
14 (g,i)
16 (r)
5
S
50/100/25
spot (h)
*
Arizona
16 + 6 mos.
15 + 6 mo. (g,i)
16 (g,r) until 65th birthday; then 5 yr.
S
15/30/10
spot (l)
Arkansas
18
14 (d,i)
16 (g,i,t)
4
S,N
25/50/25
spot
California
17
15 + 6 mo. (i,j)
16 (j,r)
5
C(k)
15/30/5(aa)
spot (l)
Colorado
17, 15 + 6 mo. (d,i), 16
16 (r)
5
S,C
25/50/15
spot (l)
Connecticut
18
16 (d,i,r)
16 (j,r)
2 or 5 Mtor7 (n)
C
20/40/10
*
Delaware
17
16 (d,i,j)
16 + 6 mo. (j,r)
8
S,N
15/30/10
*
Florida
18
15 (d,i,r)
16 (g,r,cc)
6 or 8 (n)
C
40471
spot
Georgia
18
15 (i,j)
16 (gj,r)
5 or 8 (n)
C
25/50/25
spot (l)
Hawaii
17
15 + 6 mo. (d,j)
16 (gj,r)
2 or 4 or 8 (n)
C,N
20/40/10
spot
Idaho
17
14 + 6 mo. (d,i,p)
15 (i,r,t)
4 or 8 (n)
S.C
25/50/15
l
Illinois
18
15 (d,p,r)
15 + 9 mo. (g,j,r)
2 or 4 (n)
S,C
25/50/20
l
Indiana
18
15 (p), 16
16 + 6 mo. (g,j,r,t)
2 or 3 or 6 (n)
C
25/50/10
spot (l)
Iowa
17
14 (i)
16 (j,r,cc)
2 or 8 (n)
S,C
20/40/15
spot
Kansas
16 + 6 mo.
14 (g,i)
14 (a), 15 (g,j,r)
4 or 6 (n)
C,N
25/50/10
spot
Kentucky
18
16 (d,i,r)
16 + 6 mo. (g j,r,t)
4
C,N
25/50/10
l
Louisiana
17
15 (i,j)
16 (j,r)
4
C
15/30/25
*
Maine
16 + 9 mo. (j), 18
15 (d,i)
16 (i,r)
4 or 6 or 8 (n)
S,C,U
50/100/25
*
Maryland
18
15 + 9 mo. (d,i,j)
16 + 6 mo. (g,j,r,cc)
8
C,N,U
30/60/15
*
Massachusetts
18
16 (d,i)
16 + 6 mo. (g,j,r)
5
C,N
20/40/5
*
Michigan
17 (cc)
14 + 9 mo. (d,j)
16 (g,j,r,cc)
4
C,N
20/40/10
spot
Minnesota
18
15 (d,j)
16 (i,r)
4
C,N
30/60/10
(f)
Mississippi
16 + 6 mo.
14 (d,i,p), 15 (d,i)
16 (r)
1 or 4 or 8 (n)
S,F
25/50/25
*
Missouri
18 (cc)
15 (i)
16 (r,cc)
3 or 6 (n)
C
25/50/10
*
Montana
16
14 + 6 mo.
15 (g,j,r)
4 or 6 or 8 (n)
C
25/50/10
spot
Nebraska
17
15 (d,i)
14 (m), 16 (i,r)
5
F,C
25/50/25
Nevada
18
15 + 6 mo. (d,i)
16 (g,j,r)
4
F,C
15/30/10
spot (q,l)
New Hampshire
18
15 + 6 mo. (i)
16 (g,j,r)
5
S,F
25/50/25
*
New Jersey
18
16 (i,i)
16 (a), 17 (r)
4
S,C,N,J,U
15/30/5
*
New Mexico
16 + 6 mo.
15 (i,j)
15 + 6 mo. (j,r)
4 or 8
c
25/50/10
(h)
New York
17 (r), 18
16 (i,c,r)
16 + 6 mo. (g,c,r)
8
S,C,N
25/50/10(x)
*
North Carolina
16 + 6 mo. (cc)
15 (i,j,r)
16 (i,r)
5 or 8 (n)
C,U
30/60/25
*
North Dakota
16
14 (d,g,i)
15 (i,r)
4 or 6 (n)
S,C,N,U,J
25/50/25
spot
Ohio
18 (cc)
15 + 6 mo. (i,r)
16 (r)
4
C,F
25/50/25
spot (l)
Oklahoma
16 + 6 mo. (i), 17
15 + 6 mo. (i,p,r), 16 (i,r) 16 (r)
4
S,C
25/50/25
spot (h)
Oregon
17
15 (i)
16 (r)
8
F.C.N
25/50/20 (bb)
spot (l)
Pennsylvania
17 (j,cc), 18
16 (d,i)
16 + 6 mo. (g,r)
2 or 4 (n)
C
15/30/5
*
Puerto Rico
18
16 (d,i)
16 (g)
6
(v)
*
Rhode Island
17 + 6 mo. (j,cc), 18
16 (d,i,j)
16 + 6mo. (j,r,cc)
2 or 5 (n)
S
25/50/25
*
South Carolina
16 + 6 mo. (j,cc), 17 15 (d,i,r)
15 + 6 mo. (j,r,t)
5 or 10 (n)
C
25/50/25
South Dakota
16 (cc)
14 (i) 14 + 3 mo. (g,j,r), 14 + 6 mo. (g,r) 5
C,F,U
25/50/25
Tennessee
17
15(i,r)
16 (w,r)
5
S,F
25/50/10
l
Texas
18
15(i,p,t)
16
2 or 6 (n)
S,C,F,U
30/60/25
*
Utah
17
15(i,g)
16 (j,r)
5
S,N,U
25/65/15
*
Vermont
16 + 6 mo. (j,cc), 18 15 (ij)
16 (ij)
2 or 4
C
25/50/10
*
Virginia
18
15 + 6 mo. (g,i)
16 + 3 mo. (g,j,r)
8
S,U
25/50/20
*
Washington
17 (i), 18
15 (p), 15 + 6 mo. (d,i)
16 (j,r)
6
S,C,F
25/50/10
l
West Virginia
17 (cc), 18
15 (d,g,i,r)
16 (g,r)
5
S,C
20/40/10
*
Wisconsin
18
15 + 6 mo. (d,i,j)
16(j,r,t)
8 (z)
S,C
25/50/10
spot (l)
*
Wyoming
16 + 6mo.(j),17 15(g,i)
16(g,r)
4
S
25/50/20
District of Columbia
18
16 (d,i,r)
16 + 6 mo. (g,r)
8
C
25/50/10
*
Virgin Islands
16 (j), 18
16 (g,j)
5
C
40471
*



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