Thousands of Ohio teenagers can’t wait to turn 16 and get their first drivers license. But if some state lawmakers have their way teens will have to wait a little longer.
Legislation being considered at the statehouse would change the age for a person to get their first license to 16-and-a-half years of age.
The proposed law would also make other major changes impacting teen drivers, including who they can have in the car with them and how long the permit’s last. Click here to see 3 other changes Ohio leaders are considering for teen drivers.