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Colorado Teen Driving Laws

Colorado Teen Driving Laws

Teen drivers under the age of 18 must apply for a permit and keep the permit in good standing for 12 months and be at least 16 years of age before taking the driving test.

The State of Colorado has 3 Different Types of Teen Driving Permits

The Driver Education Permit

The Driver Awareness Permit

The Minor Instruction Permit

Required by All Permit Applicants

Every applicant under the age of 18 must provide proof of identification through a birth certificate or other certified forms of identification. A Social Security Number is required along with an Affidavit of Liability and Guardianship. The new teen driver must also pass a vision and written test before any type of permit can be issued.

Driving Curfew

For the first 12 months, teen drivers under the age of 18 are not allowed to drive between 12 midnight and 5 am except when the teen is:

Financial Responsibility and Minimum Liability Insurance

The state of Colorado requires all owners of registered vehicles to carry a minimum liability insurance policy. The minimum requirements are listed below:

The amounts listed above are legal minimums. You may want to increase your coverage for added protection

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