To get a learners license you must:
Have a minimum age of 15
Before getting a license or restricted license you must:
Have a mandatory holding period of 12 months
Have a minimum supervised driving time of 40 hours, 10 of which must be at night
Have a minimum age of 161
Restrictions during intermediate or restricted license stage:
Nighttime restrictions none
Passenger restrictions (family members excepted unless otherwise noted) first 3 months—no passengers without exception; second 3 months—no passengers secondary enforcement
Minimum age at which restrictions may be lifted:
Nighttime restrictions no
Passenger restrictions 16, 6 months

1In Vermont, driver education is required for license applicants younger than 18.