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Cuomo signs bill to allow online driving courses

Cuomo signs bill to allow online driving courses

WHECTV
Created: October 14, 2019 06:35 PM

(WHEC) — You no longer need to go to driving school to get a driver's license in New York State.

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday to allows applicants to take the mandatory five-hour course online to get their license. The previous law did not allow drivers to take only online classes to qualify for a license.

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Drivers under 18 will still need at least 50 hours of supervised driving practice to get their license.

The law will take effect in June.


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