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.
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New York Driver's License
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.
At the end of your successful completion of your NY Driving Exam, your examiner will issue you a receipt that serves as your temporary license. This receipt will be valid for 90 days, and during that time, your license should arrive in the mail. Most people receive their licenses within 2 weeks.
On your NY Driving Exam, your examiner will assess what important safe driving techniques that you are completing successfully. The examiner uses a point system. You must not accumulate more than 30 negative points. You will be disqualified automatically if you commit a dangerous driving action, violate serious traffic laws and/or cause an accident.
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.