Rhode Island

To get a learners license you must:
Have a minimum age of 161
Before getting a license or restricted license you must:
Have a mandatory holding period of 6 months
Have a minimum supervised driving time of 50 hours, 10 of which must be at night
Have a minimum age of 16, 6 months2
Restrictions during intermediate or restricted license stage:
Nighttime restrictions 1 a.m.-5 a.m.
Passenger restrictions (family members excepted unless otherwise noted) no more than 1 passenger younger than 21
Minimum age at which restrictions may be lifted:
Nighttime restrictions 12 months or age 18, whichever occurs first (min. age: 17, 6 mos.)
Passenger restrictions 12 months or age 18, whichever occurs first (min. age: 17, 6 mos.)

1In Rhode Island, driver education is required of permit applicants younger than 18.

2In Rhode Island, driver education is required of license applicants younger than 18.