The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 53rd Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 54th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2019.
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A. A person who is at least eighteen years of age may apply to the department for an instruction permit for a class A, B or C license. The department may issue an instruction permit to the applicant after the applicant passes all parts of the examination and meets all other requirements for a class A, B or C license other than the driving test.
B. The permit entitles the permittee to drive a motor vehicle requiring a class A, B or C license on the public highways for six months from the date of issuance when the following conditions are met:
1. The permittee has the permit in the permittee's immediate possession.
2. The permittee is accompanied by a person with the same class or higher class of license issued by this state or any other qualifying state and who occupies a seat beside the driver.
3. If the permittee is under twenty-one years of age, the permittee does not operate a commercial motor vehicle interstate.