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Frequently Asked Questions - Preparing For Your MA Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
- Do I need to supply my own car for my MA Driving Exam?
- Is there anything I should do the night before my MA Driving Exam?
- Where can I practice driving for my MA Driving Exam?
- How can I find more information about MA Driving Schools?
- How can I schedule my MA Road Test?
- Where do I take my MA Driving Exam?
- What should I expect on my MA Driving Exam?
- How should I practice driving for my MA Driving Exam?
Yes. You must supply a vehicle for your MA Driving Exam that is in good working condition. The vehicle must also be properly insured. If you are enrolled in a driving school you may use the school's vehicle.
The night before your MA Driving Exam, you should practice driving with a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older. You should make sure you get a good night's rest.
Anywhere in Massachusetts as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older whenever you are behind the wheel. You should begin practice in areas with which you are familiar then progress to to different areas that will test your driving knowledge and your adaptability to different driving situations.
You may attend a driving school through a local high school or those a professional, RMV licensed driving school. Most important is that you attend a RMV approved school. You can find more information about driving schools by visiting this website: http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/rmv/.
You can schedule your MA Road Test one of two ways. You can call this number 866-627-7768 or you can visit this website: http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/rmv/.
You must take your MA Driving Exam at a local RMV office, preferably the one closest to where you live. You can find a list of available locations by visiting this website: http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/rmv/.
You will be asked to demonstrate knowledge of your vehicle (e.g. brake lights, signal lights, windshield wipers, etc.). After you have answered successfully your examiner's questions, you will drive the route, passing through traffic circles and intersections. You will be asked to show your ability to back up safely, turn around effectively, pass other vehicles effectively and parallel park safely.
Before your MA Driving Exam, you should practice and develop a number of safe driving skills. You should feel comfortable accelerating smoothly and gradually, passing through intersections safely, change lanes effective, coming to a complete stop at stop signs and traffic signals, parking and parallel parking, maintaining the speed limit, staying in the correct lane and more. Remember during your exam, your primary responsibility is to demonstrate to your examiner that you know how to drive safely and effectively.