You can take your NC Driving Exam at your local DMV office. You can find a list of available locations by visiting this website: https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/contact/.
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North Carolina Driver's License
Yes. You must supply your own vehicle. This vehicle should be registered, insured and in good working condition.
Your parent or legal guardian should accompany you.
You may retake your NC Permit Test as early as the next business day.
Once you have passed your NC Permit Test, you will pay your $15 fee and receive your NC Permit. You must wait at least a year before you can schedule your NC Driving Exam. If you are under 17, during this time, you must also complete 60 hours of behind the wheel training.
You should practice regularly and consistently. You should always be accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years or older when you are driving. You should begin practicing and driving on streets that aren't busy and then slowly progress to driving on busier streets, where you will develop skills that help you drive safely alongside other vehicles.
You can practice driving anywhere in NC as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older.
You should make sure a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older accompanies you, and you should bring your NC Learner's Permit and proof of your car insurance with you. If you are under 18 you should provide documentation that demonstrates the 60 hours of behind the wheel training you have completed.
For your NC Driving Exam, you should demonstrate to the examiner that you know how to drive safely and efficiently. You should feel comfortable, for example, passing through intersections, coming to a complete stop at stop signs and traffic signals, backing up safely and making three-point turns successfully.
No. You are not allowed to use your NC Driver's Manual or any other study materials during your NC Permit Test.