Frequently Asked Questions

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Graduated Driver's Licensing


What are the three stages to the GDL program?


The three stages of the Graduated Drivers Licensing program in Colorado are:

  • Instruction Permit
  • Restricted License
  • Full Privilege License


For more information about the specific restrictions on these stages, please visit the GDL page at Colorado Department of Transportation.


How do I find information on Colorado's laws for Graduated Drivers licensing?


Please use the following link to visit the Colorado Teen Driver website which explains the details of the GDL law.


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