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KPD to enforce school permit laws

Following complaints to the local authorities, Kimball Police Chief Andy Bremer warns young drivers to follow the letter of the law with provisional permits.

A School Permit is required for drivers under the age of 16 to operate a motor vehicle without adult supervision.

These permits are offered to students residing or attending a school outside of a city of 5,000 or less but allow the student to only drive on the most direct route to school from the student’s residence, according to the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles.

Previously the law stated that only students residing one and a hal...