If you have completed a defensive driving course, you may be able to save on your auto insurance premiums when buying a new or used car either by financing, leasing or through bank car loan.
Regulatory traffic signs instruct drivers what they should, or should not do, in certain circumstances. You will be asked to identify roadway signs on the NY Permit Test.
Getting Ready to Take the DMV Permit Test in New York
So you’re turning 16 and getting ready to take the first steps towards independence — driving a car. Of course, the state of New York doesn’t just let you hop behind the wheel on your birthday. After getting a learner’s permit, a parent or guardian helps you learn how to drive safely before taking a practical test to get your unrestricted driver’s license. But how do you get your learners permit?
What You Need to Know About the DMV Permit Test NY
To receive your permit, you need to provide paperwork, fill out an application, pass a vision test and a written test. The written test ensures that you understand the basic rules of the roads, and it covers state laws and road signs that you see as you drive.
The test is multiple choice and consists of 20 questions. To pass, you need to answer 14 of the 20 questions correctly and answer two of the four questions specifically about road signs correctly.
Not a native English speaker? No worries! The DMV offers the written test in 14 languages, including:
How to Ace the Test
Like any other new information you learn, to ace the test you must study and learn. Start by downloading a copy of the New York Driver’s Manual and read through it. Believe it or not, all the answers to the written test are within the manual.
After reading through the information and studying it, visit the Driver Knowledge website to take a few practice tests. The practice tests come from information found in the driver’s manual.
Reasons to Take Practice Tests
Taking a few practice tests can help you identify any areas of weakness, so you can concentrate your study. The tests also help to familiarize you with the format of the actual test. Also, as you ace the practice, your confidence builds, so you ace the actual test.
Good luck with your studies and drive safely.