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 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 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.