- Step 1: Visit your DMV office Visit your local Department of Motor Vehicles or Secretary of State office and get a driver's manual to find out what you will be tested on.
- TIP: Manuals and practice tests are usually available at the DMV or Secretary of State website.
- Step 2: Attend a class Attend a driver's education class either at school or through a licensed company. Go online to find a driving center nearest to you.
- Step 3: Use visuals Have a parent or guardian drive you around and demonstrate some of the scenarios demonstrated in the practice manual.
- Step 4: Study Study with your friends or have a family member quiz you using the manual and take several practice tests before returning to the DMV office.
- Step 5: Bring your ID Remember to bring identification, such as a birth certificate or passport, to your exam.
- Step 6: Stay calm Stay calm and read each question carefully. If you don't pass, you can retake the exam until you succeed in getting that learner's permit.
- FACT: The Ford Model T, the first mass produced automobile, was assembled at a rate of one car every 10 seconds and sold for $850 in 1908.
You Will Need
- DMV or Secretary of State office
- Driver education class
- Parent or guardian
- Practice tests
- Internet access (optional)