G1 licence holders accumulate demerit points from traffic tickets like all drivers, but the threshold before a licence suspension is dramatically lower for novice drivers.
- G1 Drivers are suspended for any one traffic ticket with four (4) or more demerit points, and
- G1 Drivers are suspended for any accumulation of six (6) or more demerit points.
Licence suspensions are for thirty (30) days for a first time accumulation and six (6) months for any subsequent accumulations.
The penalties for violations of the G1 licence include:
G1 licence holders who receive traffic tickets must always fight the ticket to reduce the implications, and to avoid the points and licence suspensions.