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Kansas Teen Auto Insurance

Like many other states, Kansas has adopted a Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) system. This is intended to reduce the number of accidents caused inexperienced teenage drivers. The system is designed to gradually introduce inexperienced drivers to more and more driving privileges as they gain behind-the-wheel experience culminating in an official Kansas driver license.

Kansas Graduated Driver License Requirements
The GDL is intended for aspiring drivers 14 to 16 years old.

To obtain a learners permit:

  • Be at least 14 year old
  • Written test or completion of driver education course
  • Pass a vision test
  • Be accompanied by licensed driver at least 21 years old in the front seat at all times
  • Hold permit for 12 months
  • Provide proof of age, Social Security card, and proof of address

To obtain a restricted license:
  • Be at least 15 years old but less than 16
  • Pass a vision test
  • Provide written consent from parent/legal guardian
  • Meet all requirements for an learner’s permit

To obtain a full license:
  • Be at least 16 years old but less than 17
  • Complete 50 hours of supervised driving
  • Complete driver education course or take written and driver’s test
  • Maintain clean driving record for 6 months

Kansas Teen Driver Restrictions
  • Instruction permit drivers must be accompanied by a licensed driver at least 21 years old in the front seat with them at all times.
  • Restricted license drivers may only drive unsupervised to and from work and may not transport passengers who are non-siblings at any time.
  • Unrestricted license drivers may not transport more than one passenger under 18 who is not a family member unless they maintain a clean record for 6 months.