This page details the criteria for supervising a learner or restricted driver.
A supervisor must have had a full New Zealand licence for at least two years
A supervisor is someone who:
- holds a current full New Zealand driver licence for the class of vehicle you are learning to drive
- has held their full New Zealand licence (or an equivalent overseas driver licence) for at least two years, and
- does not have a supervisor condition on their own driver licence.
Learner drivers must always have a supervisor, but restricted drivers can drive alone
Learner drivers must always have a supervisor with them when they are driving.
Restricted drivers can drive alone most of the time, but there are exceptions.
What are the conditions of a restricted licence