From 1 December 2016, P2 drivers have been unable to access a mobile phone at all whilst driving or riding. They are now subject to the same mobile regulations as P1 and Learner drivers. P1 and Learner drivers are prohibited from using a mobile phone whilst driving or riding.
From 1 November 2017, Learner drivers are required to undertake a Hazard Perception Tes, in addition to the On-Road Driving Test.
P1 license holders are no longer required to pass the Hazard Perception Test to proceed to a P2 license. Additionally, P2 drivers no longer need to pass the Driver Qualification test to proceed to an unrestricted license.
The minimum two-year time period for P2 drivers, will now be extended by 6 months each time they receive a suspension for unsafe driving.