How Practice Tests Can Help You Pass the Permit Test

Taking your learner’s permit test can be quite stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Practice permit tests can help you on your journey to learner’s permit success. There are several steps you can to guarantee your success during this process. First, it’s imperative to carefully read your state driver’s handbook several times through. It will contain all of the information necessary to pass your permit test. However, you should keep in mind it could take a few days to get through completely.

What exactly is a learner’s permit?

A learner’s permit is also called a learner’s license, a provisional license, or a driver’s permit, and it allows young teenage drivers (15 + depending on the state) to practice driving with a parent or other licensed adult 21 or older (25 or older in some states) before they apply for their driver’s license at the age of 16-18 years old (depending on the state). A driver’s ed. course is recommended prior to taking your learner’s permit exam, but it is not necessary. This course can also aid with lowering auto insurance costs.

In some states, a learner’s permit is necessary, and a parent or guardian must sign their teenager’s permit application and give them permission to take the test in many cases. Each applicant must have proof of state residency, proof of identity (usually a birth certificate) to apply. A permit will only be issued after a successful vision and written test.

Online practice tests

After you’ve read your state’s driver’s handbook several times through, it’s best to try several different practice tests. These can be obtained through your local DMV or online (though the latter will cost a bit of money). Online testing is recommended for those students who need additional practice after taking the DMV-issued practice test. Practice tests can also be beneficial for individuals who have recently moved to a new state and need to brush up on their new state’s driving rules and regulations, due to the fact that each state has fairly specific traffic laws.

What does a learner’s permit test contain?

A learner’s permit test is much the same for each state and is predominately focused on the state’s road rules (or the general practices that one must follow when driving). Road signs, in particular, make up a large portion of this test.

Online learner’s permit tests come in several different forms, with various amounts of questions to meet your time requirements. The best way to use these tests is as a review for what you have already learned. You can easily navigate through each question and correct answer one at a time until you have learned all of the information. Some sign-related questions might include: “What is the meaning of a yellow sign?” or “What is the meaning of an orange sign?” Of course, the answer to the first question is that yellow is used for all warning signs (lanes ending, turns, curves, etc.) and orange signs are used in and around construction areas when drivers should be wary of workers. Online sample tests also often have the option of regenerating themselves so you can receive fresh questions and answers. Of course, the greatest benefit of taking a practice test online is that it’s graded instantly.

The Risks of Not Studying Hard Enough the First Time

As a high school student, your free time is undoubtedly important to you, but taking time to complete practice learner’s permit tests is imperative to your success. If you do not pass your learner’s permit exam the first time, you could run into some complications. Time is only one of the concerns you must be worried about. Often, applicants who fail the permit tests the first time through must wait several days or weeks before taking it again. You will also lose out on the fees necessary to take your exam each time you try again.

Ready. . . Set. . . Go!

So, what are you waiting for? Start reading your DMV’s hand book today, and start practicing! If you do this, you’re sure to be successful the first time through.

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James Hunt is a contributing writer for PracticePermitTest.com and is heavily involved in the automotive industry. You can always connect with James on Google+