** New Rules for Teen Drivers **
EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 22, 2010, CHAPTER 403 OF THE LAWS OF 2009 MAKES THE
CHANGES TO THE NYS GRADUATED DRIVER
- For licenses and permits issued on or after February 22, 2010, the law reduces
from two to one the number of allowable non-family passengers under the age of 21 riding in a motor vehicle operated by a
junior license holder when not accompanied by a parent, guardian, or driving instructor.