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.
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For the NY Driving Exam, you need to supply your own vehicle that is in good working condition. The vehicle must be registered and insured and in
A licensed driver who is 21 years old or older must accompany you to your NY Driving Exam.
The best way to pass your NY Driving Exam is to practice driving safely. You should able to demonstrate to your examiner that you are skilled enough to drive alone. You should practice changing lanes properly, signaling effectively, accelerating smoothly and gradually.
You can apply for your NY Driving Exam by visiting the DMV website or by calling your local DMV office. The wait time for the NY Driving Exam is typically two or three weeks so you should make sure your permit does not expire before your road test.
You will complete your NY Driving Exam at your local DMV office.
You should practice driving safely with a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older. Before you are eligible to take your NY Driving Exam, you need to have at least 50 hours of driving time. 15 hours must be completed after sunset, and 10 hours should be completed in heavy traffic.
The Driving Exam will test your ability to drive safely. Some skills you should develop include parallel parking, changing lanes effectively, accelerating smoothly and gradually, brake consistently and appropriately, passing other cars safely.
Applicants fail the NY Driving Exam for many reasons, but there are some common mistakes that you should avoid committing. You should AVOID not coming to a complete stop, changing lanes improperly, checking your mirrors infrequently, parallel parking incorrectly, not using your signals and driving with only one hand on the wheel.
On the day of your NY Driving Exam, you should bring your learner's permit, MV-278 or MV-285 (documents that verify your completion of a 5-hour pre-licensing course or a Student Certificate of Completion), a registered and uninsured and properly equipped vehicle and a driver who is 21 years old or older.