Applicants fail the NJ 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.
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, braking consistently and appropriately, yielding the right of way, passing other cars safely and other important everyday driving maneuvers..
You can practice driving anywhere with your valid NJ Learner's Permit as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older. Additionally, you are not allowed to drive between the hours of 11 PM and 5 AM.