Your probationary handbooks

If you are a probationary driver, the probationary kit explains all the rules affecting you as well as information for your parents.

Probationary kit

The Probationary kit is free and is given to you when you pass your drive test at a VicRoads Customer Service Centre.

The kit contains the following information for P plate drivers and their parents:

  • rules for P drivers - an explanation of the rules affecting probationary drivers.
  • a parent’s guide to probationary driving

New distracted driver road rules

From 31 March 2023 changes to road rules apply regarding the use of portable, wearable, inbuilt, and mounted devices while driving a vehicle or riding a motorbike. Penalties apply for the use of these devices and for seatbelt related offences that are now detectable by cameras.

The Probationary Kit has been updated with these changes. You can download a summary of the changes below or see new road rules 2023 to learn more.

Download the Probationary Kit

Download a summary of the new distracted driver road rules 2023

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