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The Driver License An Individual may obtain a driver license if: You are at least fourteen years of age

e (restricted license). You are at least eighteen years of age (non-restricted license). You are under the age of eighteen and submit the appropriate ducuments from your school (i.e. school attendance form). You are able to submit proof

of name, residential address, and date of birth. You possess parental or guardian consent if under the age of eighteen. You pass a regular driver license test. You submit a valid driver license issued by another recognized licensing authority. You are not currently under any suspension, revocation, or denial in while or in part by this or any other state, or one year has passed since any revocation.

You legallyreside within the United State. You have not been judged by a court to be mentally incompetent, an alcoholic, or a habitual user of illegal narcotics. You have no judgements pending for a moving traffic violation. Types of Graduated Driver Licenses An idividual who does not possess an Arkansas driver license but intends to practice their driving skills while learning

to drive must first obtain an instruction permit. Such permits are only valid while the unlicensed driver is driving with a parent, guardian or authorized licensed driver present inside the vehicle. Instruction Permits (except Motorcycle Permits), Learner's License, Intermediate License and Class D License authorize and individual tooperate an automobile or any other fourwheeled vehicle with a gross weight rating (GVWR) under 26,001 pounds, provided the vehicle is not designed to

transport material defined as "hazardous material." The applicant for an instruction permit must be at least fourteen years of age. Learner's License - This license is a restricted license issued to persons between fourteen and sixteen years of age. Before You Drive Before you drive take the time to honestly assess whether your trip is necessary,especially during bad weather or when driving may be hazardous. If you drive, your safety and that of the public depends greatly on what

you do before driving, including adjusting your seat and mirrors, using safety belts, checking your vehicle, maintaining a clear view outside the vehicle, and securing the vehicle. Keep the headlights, backup, brake, and taillights clean. Dirt on the lenses can cut the effectiveness of thelights by as much as 50%. Use of Safety Belts and Child Restraints It is important that you and your passengers use safety

belts. Studies have shown that if you are involved in a crash, using safety belts, your chances of being hurt or killed are greatly reduced. In Arkansas, it is illegal to drive, or to be a front-seat passenger, without wearing safety belts. Be sure to wear both the lap belt and shoulder belt. The law requires that all children under the age of fifteen wear appropriate safety restraints while the vehicle is in motion. Children under the age of six, or weighing less than sixty pounds, must be secured in an approved safety seat.

The Law on Littering Littering ia also a violation of the law. Upon conviction, first offenders are subject to a fine of up to $1,000 and not more than eight hours of community service. Subsequent convictions can result in fines up to $2,000 and twenty-four hours of community service.