- Step 1: Study Read and study "What Every Driver Must Know" and the "Driving Skills Test Study Guide." Find these publications online or at the DMV office.
- Step 2: Take sample tests Take sample tests to get accustomed to the types of questions asked. Many websites offer sample exams.
- Step 3: Practice driving Practice driving in different situations with a parent or guardian. Ask your parents to drive with you in light and heavy traffic, and in good and bad weather.
- TIP: Ask your parent to offer advice calmly so you do not get too nervous while driving.
- Step 4: Consult other new drivers Consult with other new drivers about the written and skills tests to get an idea of what to expect.
- Step 5: Practice tough maneuvers Spend additional time practicing tough maneuvers like parallel parking and keeping a straight line while driving in reverse.
- Step 6: Stay calm Remain calm, cool, and collected during your written and skills tests. Soon you will be enjoying your new freedom.
- FACT: Speeding is a contributing factor in over 30 percent of all fatal accidents.
You Will Need
- Internet access
- DMV office
- Time to study