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Frequently Asked Questions - Preparing For Your NV Driving Exam (or Road Test)
- How do I schedule a driving exam?
- Where do I go to take my NV road test?
- What standards must the vehicle I choose for my road test meet?
- Is the road test difficult?
- Is there anything I should avoid doing the night before my road test?
- What happens after I pass my permit test?
- What skills should I develop and cultivate for my NV road test?
- Do I need to learn how to parallel park for the NV Driving Exam?
- Where can I go to practice driving?
- What is the road test like?
Yes. Visit this website to schedule your NV Driving Exam: https://dmvapp.nv.gov/DMV/DL/DriveTestSchedulerPublic/DriveTest_Avail.htm.
Once you have scheduled your NV Driving Exam online (on this website https://dmvapp.nv.gov/DMV/DL/DriveTestSchedulerPublic/DriveTest_Avail.htm.) you will be told of your location.
You must supply your own car for your driving test. The vehicle must be in good working condition and safe to drive. Before you begin your test, the examiner will check that your car has two license plates, working brake lights, good tires, an emergency parking brake, front signal and back signal lights that are working, two rear view mirrors and a windshield without cracks.
The driving exam or road test is most difficult for those who are not prepared. It may also be difficult if you are nervous or anxious on the test day. Try to remain calm, remember what you have learned and apply the knowledge you have learned.
The night before your road test, you should avoid staying up late, neglecting a last minute study session, partying and forgetting to check out your testing car.
After you have passed your permit test, you will receive a temporary paper permit that you will use until your actual permit arrives in the mail. You will need to complete 50 hours of behind-the-wheel training with a license driver who is 21 years old or older before you can schedule your NV Driving Exam. Remember whenever you are behind the wheel, driving, you should be accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older.
For your NV road test you should know how to handle a vehicle safely. You should know how to pull off smoothly, back up safely, accelerate and brake steadily, drive on the freeway, drive through intersections, change lanes and many more basic rules of the road.
Yes. You will have to parallel park for your NV Driving Exam so you should learn how to do this maneuver.
You may practice anywhere as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older. Generally, you want to practice on familiar streets before you try new and less familiar areas. If you're interested in driving schools, there are plenty available. Just make sure those schools offer behind the wheel training.
Experiences of the road test will differ depending on your mood, personality, etc. You should expect the driving exam to test your ability to drive safely, accurately and efficiently.