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Frequently Asked Questions - Preparing For Your RI Driving Exam (Or Road Test)

Yes. You must supply a vehicle for your RI Driving Exam that is in good working condition. The vehicle should be properly registered and insured. If the legal owner of the car does not accompany you to your exam, you will need to have a notarized letter stating that the owner has given you permission to drive the car.
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your RI Driving Exam, you want to make sure that you are not driving too quickly or too slowly; you want to accelerate smoothly and gradually. Obey all stop signs and traffic signals, do not tailgate other vehicles and stay in the correct lane. You should also know what various street signs and traffic signals indicate to drivers on the road.
The night before your RI Driving Exam, you should practice driving with a licensed driver. You should make sure you get a good night's rest as well.
You should practice and develop a number of safe driving skills. You should feel comfortable accelerating smoothly and gradually, making turns, passing through intersections safely, changing lanes effectively, yielding the right of way, coming to a complete stop at stop signs and traffic signals, sharing the road with other drives, 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.
Anywhere in the Rhode Island as long as you are supervised by a licensed driver. You should begin practicing in familiar areas then progress to different areas that will test your driving knowledge and your adaptability to different driving situations.
Yes. You will need to learn how to parallel park for your RI Driving Exam.
You will take your exam at a local RI DMV office.