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DRIVER’S EDUCATION
Chapter 2
Requirements for a Driver License
 Knowledge Test
 80% (40/50 questions answered correctly)
 + 1 survey question about organ donation
 Pass Vision Test
 20/50 vision with or without corrective lenses
 Pass Road Test
Questions
 Which 3 tests must be passed to obtain a driver
license?
 K, V, & R Tests
 What is the minimum score to pass the Knowledge
Test?
 80% (40/50 questions answered correctly)
 What is the minimum requirement to pass the
Vision Test?
 20/50 vision with or without corrective lenses
Out-of-State Applicants
 Applicants may transfer a valid out-of-state
license to NJ
 The Knowledge and Road Tests will be waived for those
18 and older with an out-of-state basic driver license
 But they must present 6 Points of ID
 Those between 17 and 18 years old will be given a
probationary license for 1 year and must comply with
GDL requirements and restrictions
 Individuals from out-of-country
 Must pass the Knowledge, Vision, and Road Tests
Questions
 Applicants 18 and older with an out-of-state
license must __________ to transfer licenses.
 Bring 6 Points of ID
 Applicants between the ages of 17 and 18 will be
given a __________ for 1 year and they must
_______________ during that time
 Probationary license, abide by NJ’s GDL requirements
and restrictions
 Applicants from out-of-country must __________
to obtain a NJ driver license
 Pass the Knowledge, Vision, and Road Tests
Road Test
 After passing the K&V tests (and completing a 6
hour Behind the Wheel Course [Early Bird]), the
MVC will validate a permit to practice driving
 GDL permit holders under 21 must have a minimum 6
months of supervised driving practice prior to Road Test
 GDL permit holders 21 and over must have a minimum 3
months of supervised driving practice prior to Road Test
Road Test Checklist (Documents)
 In order to take the Road Test, applicants must
bring:
 An appropriately licensed driver
 A permissible vehicle
 Validated permit
 Valid inspection sticker
 Registration
 Insurance card
 6 Points of ID
 Must be ORIGINAL documents
Road Test Checklist (Vehicle)
 The MVC does not supply vehicles for road test
 2 red GDL decals properly located on vehicle (if applicable)
 No foot or parking brake obstructions
 No parking assist sensors or back-up cameras unless they
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are temporarily disabled prior to test
No self-parking vehicles
All signals, brake lights, and windshield wipers must work
No rental cars unless the applicant’s name is listed as a
driver on the rental agreement
Vehicles registered out-of-state must comply with the laws
of the driver’s home state in regard to insurance
identification
Road Test Checklist
(Accompanying Driver)
 The applicant may drive to the Road Test as long as they
are accompanied by an appropriately licensed driver
 Who is at 21 years of age, has a valid driver license from any
state, minimum 3 years driving experience
 HOWEVER, if the accompanying driver is licensed out-of-
state and has less than 3 years driving experience, the permit
holder may not drive to the Road Test (the accompanying
driver must drive)
 Only MVC examiners are allowed in the vehicle when the
test is being administered
Questions
 As a 16 or 17 year old permit-holder, you must have
completed at least ________ of ______ driving prior
to the Road Test
 6 months of supervised driving
 As a 21 year old permit-holder, you must have
completed at least ______of _________ driving
prior to the Road Test
 3 months of supervised driving
 In order to take the Road Test, what must you
bring? (7)
 An appropriately licensed driver, a permissible vehicle, 6
Points of ID, valid permit, registration, insurance,
inspection sticker
Questions
 It is legal for the permit-holder to drive to the Road
Test…
 When they are accompanied by an appropriately licensed
driver who is at least 21, has a valid driver license (from any
state), and has a minimum 3 years driving experience
 The permit-holder must be driven to the Road Test…
 If the accompanying driver is licensed out-of-state and has
less than 3 years of driving experience
 Can a vehicle registered out-of-state be used to take
the Road Test?
 Yes, as long as it complies with the laws of the driver’s home
state in regard to insurance identification
Elements of the Road Test
 The purpose of the Road Test is to make sure the
applicant understands the rules of the road and can
drive safely
 Depending on how well they perform certain driving
tasks will decide whether they pass or fail the Road Test
Driving in reverse
Following other vehicles
Nearing corners, intersections
Parking (parallel)
Sitting properly
Starting a vehicle
Steering properly
Stopping at signs
Stopping smoothly
Turning
Turning around
Using the horn
Yielding right-ofway
Road Test Pass/Fail
 If an applicant passes the Road Test
 The examiner will issue an authorization for licensing
 The permit, authorization, and 6 Points of ID must be
taken to the MVC to obtain a Class D probationary
license
 The MVC will monitor their driving habits for 2 years
 If an applicant fails the Road Test
 They must wait at least 2 weeks before re-taking the
test
Reasons for Vehicle Rejection
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Improper, expired, or no inspection sticker
Lack of examiner access to foot or parking brake
Poor brakes
Parking brake, brake lights, signal lights not working
Unsafe tires
Vehicle interior is unclean
Vehicle failed inspection and motorist doesn’t bring
the Vehicle Inspection Report to the Road Test
Fast engine idle
No seat belts
Tinted front door windows
Missing rear-view and/or interior mirrors
Broken or cracked window glass
Questions
 What is the purpose of the Road Test?
 To ensure the applicant understands the rules of the
road and can drive safely
 List 5 elements of the Road Test.
 If you pass the Road Test, what must you bring to
the MVC to obtain your probationary license? (3)
 Examiner’s authorization, permit, 6 Points of ID
 If you fail the Road Test, how long must you wait
before re-taking it?
 At least 2 weeks
 List 5 reasons your vehicle may be rejected before
taking the Road Test.

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