Driving on New York streets can be difficult. You should make sure you are aware of traffic signs, aggressive drivers, pedestrians' rights and intersections particularly. All in all, you want to make sure you are driving safely and effectively.
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You must have liability insurance to cover the other driver's car in the event of an accident. Full coverage insurance is recommended as this will cover the expenses of your car and the other driver's if the accident is your fault.
You need a car, a license and Driver's Education certificates, if applicable, just to show that you have had proper training.
The cost of car insurance varies depending on various factors like your age, how many people will be on your policy, what type of car you will drive, your driving record and the insurance company you choose. Make sure to research your options so that you can find the best car insurance for you.
The examiner will first inspect your vehicle by checking your head lights, brake lights, car tag and your signal lights. If everything is fine, the examiner will join you in your vehicle and ask you to start its engine.
During your NY Driving Exam, you will have to demonstrate that you know how to drive defensively, yield the right-of-way, stop at controlled and uncontrolled intersections, change lanes, back up, parallel park and many more practical driving skills.
No. Once you have passed successfully your NY written test, you do not need to pass the test again.
Only you and the examiner will be allowed in your vehicle during the Driving Exam. No one else is allowed.
Yes. You should wear contact lenses or glasses during your exam if that is what you normally use to see.
There is no limit to how many times you can take the NY Driving Exam. If you fail the exam, pay attention to what your examiner identifies as your weak points. Before taking your NY Driving Exam again, study and develop your driving skills. Your permit should still be valid for practicing. If you fail the NY Driving Exam a second time, you will have to visit the NY DMV office and pay a $10 fee for two additional driving exams.