I got my learners permit at 15 years me 8 months. Had my real license the same week I turned 16. That was in February, by June I had moved out on my own. Got a full time night job at the hospital and lived in the nurses quarters while I put myself through high school. My older daughter didn't get her license until she was in her 20's. My son and youngest daughter got their license just as soon as possible. My second daughter waited until her 20's also.