N.J. Assembly Committee supports tightened regulations for teen drivers

    How much do New Jersey teenagers like, so totally hate their Assembly members right now?

    The Transportation and Public Works Committee approved legislation that would tighten regulations for teen drivers.
    Under the bill, according to the Associated Press, teens would have to have their learner’s permits for a least a year and log at least 50 hours of driving time before getting their licenses.

    Parents would have new rules, too. They’d be required to take driver orientation courses.

    Christie vetoed the same bill earlier this year, and the Senate has not yet taken action on the reintroduced bill.

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