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Frequently Asked Questions - Taking Your LA Driving Exam (Or Road Test)

If you fail the LA Driving Exam, you will not receive your LA Driver's License. Your examiner will instruct you when you are able to take the exam again. You should not rush retaking the LA Driving Exam after you have failed. You should pay attention to what your examiner indicates as your weaknesses, and you should work upon improving your weaknesses.
If you are 18 years old or younger, you parent should accompany you to your LA Driving Exam.
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. You should know how to park properly, make left and right turns easily and safely and yield the right-of-way appropriately. During your LA 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 mean.
You should avoid driving dangerously, driving too quickly, hitting other objects, forgetting to signal, rolling stops and parking incorrectly. Always maintain good posture and signal well in advance.
If you wear contacts or glasses regularly to be able to see clearly, you should absolutely wear your corrective lenses during your exam.
Only you and your examiner are allowed in the car during your LA Driving Exam. The only exception to this rule is if you need a foreign language interpreter.