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NYS Graduated License Law

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Definitions

"daycare"

Applies to travel to and from a child's daycare if the child's attendance is necessary for a family member to maintain employment and/or attend a school course.

"guardian"

Means a person who has, on a regular and extended basis, assumed the character of your parent and is discharging parental duties as the result of the death, disability, or absence of your natural parent.

"in loco parentis"

Means a person who has, on a regular and extended basis, assumed the character of your parent and is discharging parental duties as a result of the death, disability, or absence of your natural parent.

"medical appointment"

Applies to necessary medical treatment for you or a member of your household.

"school course"

Means instruction, education or training that is licensed or approved by a state agency or department, or training conducted by the U.S. Armed Forces. The term "school course" does NOT include extracurricular activities, sports or social events for which no scholastic credits are given.

"employment"

Means a place of business at which you are paid to work on a regularly scheduled basis. You may NOT drive during work or as part of your work duties, such as for deliveries.