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All Questions on Driver's Permits

Can you take driving lessons without a provisional license?
I’m still waiting on my provisional license, but I really want to start driving. I’m not sure if I have to wait for it to come in or not. Can I sign up for driving lessons without a provisional license?
Holden Easterbrook
Feb 08, 2022
How much does a driving permit cost in Oklahoma?
I live in Oklahoma and am ready to get my learner’s permit. Before I head to the DMV, I need to know how much it costs so that I can financially prepare. How much should I bring to get my driving permit in Oklahoma?
Jacqulyn Graber
Mar 29, 2022
How long are driving classes?
I want to get my driver’s license as quickly as humanly possible. However, I’m the oldest child in my family, and my parents don’t remember how long driving classes take. How long should I expect driving classes to be?
Eric Schad
Feb 14, 2022
Can I not pass the driving test due to nerves?
My 16th birthday is only a couple of weeks away. I’ve been studying and practicing as much as I can to prepare. But, what if I’m too nervous to pass my driving test?
Drew Waterstreet
Jan 31, 2022
Are driving crash courses worth the effort?
I’m turning 16 in a few months and I haven’t gotten much of a chance to get any practice or study time thanks to a certain global pandemic. I’ve heard about taking crash courses, but I’m not sure if they’re right for me. Should I do an intensive driving course? Or just get my license the old-fashioned way?
Michelle Ballestrasse
Jan 26, 2022
Do I need an international driving permit for California?
I’m going to visit my family in California but I moved to Italy several years ago. I have a valid Italian driver’s license. Do I need an international driver’s permit if I want to rent a car in California?
Andrea Barrett
Apr 06, 2022
Can you take the written driving test online in Indiana?
I'm a new driver and need to take the written test before I start practicing. I’m quite far from the testing center so I was wondering if I can do the permit test online?
Tiffany Leung
Mar 17, 2022
How do I get an international driving permit for Europe?
I’m going on a trip to Europe (Spain and Portugal) this summer with my girlfriends, and we would love to rent a car. Do we need a driving permit in Europe? And if so, how do we get one?
Andrea Barrett
Apr 06, 2022
Do driving instructors pick you up?
I just got my permit and am going to start lessons with my instructor, but I don’t have a car to practice driving on. Should I borrow my mom or dad’s car? Or will driving instructors pick you up?
Maxine Boyko
Mar 22, 2022
What is considered an immediate fail on a driving test?
What kinds of mistakes would make me immediately fail my driving test? I’m taking my test for the second time next week, and I want to make sure that I don’t do anything stupid.
Liz Jenson
Jan 25, 2022
How long is your driving permit good for?
I’ve been practicing with my driving permit for a while, but I still don’t feel ready to take my driving test. How long is your driving permit good for?
Pat Roache
Mar 08, 2022
What does a Texas driving permit look like?
I’m a bouncer at a club and I see tons of fake IDs all the time. However, being over 21 doesn’t necessarily mean that they don’t have a permit. For my sake, what does a Texas driver’s permit look like?
Eric Schad
Mar 29, 2022
How long is the written driving test valid for in New Jersey?
I passed my written driving test for my commercial driving license a while ago, but I haven’t had time to actually get my practice license. How long is the written driving test valid in New Jersey?
Pat Roache
Mar 07, 2022
Why would you have to retake your driving test?
My father is turning 80 years old this week and he keeps asking if he’ll have to do another road test to keep driving (he loves driving). Are there some situations where you’d need to retake a driving test?
Jason Tushinski
Feb 08, 2022
Can you take the written driving test online in Florida?
I just turned 16 and I want to get my driver’s license as soon as I can! Will I be able to do the written test online if I can't go to the testing center?
Andrea Barrett
Mar 17, 2022
Can you take driving lessons without a permit?
I want to start driving lessons as soon as possible, but I haven’t been able to get my permit. I’m already enrolled in a driving school, so I’m not sure what to do next. Can I take driving lessons if I don’t have a permit?
Eric Schad
Mar 10, 2022
Do you tip driving instructors?
My driving instructor during the classes I took at a private driving school was awesome. Not only did I learn a lot, but I feel like I made a friend along the way. I was thinking about tipping her, but I wasn’t sure if that was the proper etiquette. Should I tip my driving instructor?
Eric Schad
Mar 17, 2022
How long does it take to get your driver’s license in the US?
I’m 15, and my family and I are moving to Florida in the spring from London. I know I can get my license sooner in the US, but how much sooner? How long will it take to get my driver’s license?
Melanie Johnson
Mar 08, 2022
How long does it take to start driving?
I just turned 17, and I haven’t even wanted to drive until now because it terrifies me. But all of a sudden, I’ve started to feel more confident about my abilities. If I started a course now, how long would it take for me to start driving?
Eric Schad
Feb 14, 2022
How long does it take to learn how to drive a car?
I’m 18, but I never learned how to drive. I’m considering taking driving lessons, but I’m nervous. How long does it take to learn how to drive a car?
Melanie Johnson
Mar 08, 2022
How long is the waitlist for a driving test in the United States?
My family and I moved to the States for my work right before my daughter could get her license back home. We’re trying to schedule her test now. How long can we expect the waiting list to be for her driving test?
Pat Roache
Feb 04, 2022
Do I need a driving instructor?
I just turned 16 and want to get my license. I feel like there are enough people in my life to teach me how to drive without getting a teacher, but I’m not sure if that’s allowed. Do I need a driving instructor?
Jason Tushinski
Feb 04, 2022
How can I be confident driving alone?
I’ve had my permit for a while now, and I just passed my driver’s license test—but I haven’t gone out for a drive alone yet. I’m worried about driving solo. There won’t be anyone there to ask questions! What are some tips for driving alone for the first time?
Olivia Rose
Jan 31, 2022
When are you ready to take a driving test?
I’ve had my driver’s permit for a little while and I want to know how I’m supposed to know when I’m prepared enough to get my license. When are you ready to take a driving test?
Maxine Boyko
Feb 03, 2022
Do driving instructors charge for cancelled lessons?
I’m going to need to reschedule quite a few driving lessons for personal reasons, but I’m worried about the potential cancellation costs. Will my driving instructor charge me for canceling lessons?
Maxine Boyko
Mar 22, 2022
How long is an international driving permit valid?
I got an IDP the last time I went to Europe (four months ago) and I’m going back in four weeks. Is my international license still valid or do I have to apply for a new one?
Andrea Barrett
Apr 05, 2022
Do driving instructors ask you questions?
I’m pretty nervous about taking my license exam. While I’m feeling pretty confident about the written portion, I’m not sure what to expect during the road test. Will my driving instructor ask me questions?
Maxine Boyko
Mar 22, 2022
What happens if you're caught driving with a permit?
What would happen if I got caught driving by myself with a provisional learner’s permit instead of a license? I know we’re not supposed to do that in Illinois, but I’m curious about how serious the consequences could be.
Liz Jenson
Feb 07, 2022
How do I get a driving permit in Nevada?
I’m 15 years old and have been attending driver’s ed. What do I do to get a driving permit in Nevada?
Eric Schad
Mar 29, 2022
Do I need a driver's license to get car insurance?
I don't have a driver's license yet, but I just got a new car for when I obtain it. I want to get insurance and register it so it's ready when I get my license. Can I insure it without a license?
Emily Maracle
Oct 08, 2021

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