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Frequently Asked Questions - Taking your NV Driving Exam (or Road Test)
- Can I retake the driving exam if I fail?
- What happens if I fail my NV Driving Exam?
- What will I have to do on my NV road test?
- Can I have anyone in the car with me during my NV road test?
- Do I have to learn how to parallel park for my NV Driving Exam?
- Who can accompany me to my NV Driving Exam?
- What documents should I bring with me when I go to take my NV Driving Exam?
- What tips should I know to pass my NV road test?
Yes. You can retake the NV driving exam.
If you fail your NV Driving Exam, you will not receive your license. You will be able to retake the NV Driving Exam. When you will be able to retake the NV Driving Exam depends on your examiner. If you fail your NV Driving Exam initially, don't rush retaking your exam. Pay attention to what your examiner has identified as your weakness and work upon strengthening your weaknesses. You will need to pay a $10 fee for each retest.
You must demonstrate to the examiner that you know how to drive safely and effectively. You will show the examiner that you know how to control your vehicle while you are backing up, driving through intersections, making left and right changes and driving through residential and business neighborhoods.
The only persons allowed in the vehicle during your road test is yourself and the examiner.
Yes. You will have to parallel park for your NV Driving Exam so you should learn how to do this maneuver.
If you are under 18, your parent or legal guardian should accompany you as they will need to sign a Financial Responsibility Statement and Minor Affidavit Sheet. If your parent or legal guardian is unable to accompany you, a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older may accompany you instead. In this instance, remember to bring a notarized Minor Affidavit Sheet and a financial responsibility agreement.
You will need to bring your NV instructional permit, your proof of your identity, a completed form DLD-130 (Beginning Driver Experience Log) and if you are under 18 a Driver's Education Certificate of Completion or high school report card.
To pass your NV road test, you must demonstrate to the examiner that you can drive safely and effectively. The examiner will pay close attention to whether you watched for pedestrians, judged the traffic and used your mirrors. During your driving exam, make sure you always signal when merging into traffic, do not drive too quickly or too slowly and stay in control of the vehicle. Remember to buckle up, adjust your mirrors when you get into the car, look into the mirror and over your shoulder before merging into traffic, keep both hands on the steering wheel and stop appropriately behind crosswalk lines.