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FAQ

DRIVER'S TESTING SCHEDULING

  • How do I know if I'm eligible to schedule my driver's test online?
    The following are not eligible to schedule a driver's test online:
    - Any permit that is not valid.
    - Oral Special Points tests.
  • Can I schedule a test for the same day it is scheduled?
    Same day tests cannot be scheduled for road tests. Written Special Points tests can be scheduled for the same day.
  • Can I bring a rental car to take my driver's test?
    Maybe, the lease agreement must be reviewed closely. Many rental agreements have provisions prohibiting the vehicle from being used for a driver skills test or operated by a learner's permit holder. If the lease agreement has any such provisions or similar provision it cannot be used for a driver skills test.
  • I'm taking my road test, but the vehicle I am using only has a temporary registration (pinkslip). Can this document be used as proof of registration?
    You may use the original registration card or valid pink slip.
  • What are the hours to take a test?
    Monday - Saturday, 9am - 6pm.
  • Is the driver's test given on the road or on a driving course?
    The driver's test is given on the road. During COVID-19 all tests will be given in the back parking lot per Penndot regulations
  • What do I need to bring with me when visiting a Driver License Center to take my road test?
    - Your valid learner’s permit
    - Parent or Guardian Certification Form DL-180C and DL-180TD, if applicant is under 18 years of age
    - Proof of vehicle insurance (You must present the original valid insurance card for the vehicle.)
    - Proof of vehicle registration (You must present the original valid registration card; a bill of sale is not acceptable.)
    - Accompanying driver’s valid driver’s license

    Please note: Photocopies will not be accepted.
  • How often can I take my driver's test?
    You may take the driver's test a maximum number of 3 times on each permit.

    If you are over the age of 18 and fail the driver's test, you must wait at least one (1) day before you can take the test again.

    If you are under the age of 18 and fail the driver's test, you must wait seven (7) days before you can take the test again. This wait will allow you time to practice and improve your driving skills.
  • Do I have to get my picture taken for my driver's license when I pass my test?
    Yes.
  • How many times can I renew my permit?
    You may continue to renew your permit as long as your physical is valid.
  • How long is my physical valid?
    Prior to obtaining your learner's permit, your physical is valid for one (1) year. After obtaining a learner's permit, your physical is valid for three (3) years.
  • If I have my International Permit and Foreign License, do I need to bring a licensed driver over the age of 21?
    If you hold an International Permit and Foreign License, you are not required to have a licensed driver accompany you to the exam.
  • Why do I have to wait six months before taking my driver's test?
    Pennsylvania's law governing the licensing of young drivers requires a mandatory six-month period before testing to allow young drivers to obtain the skills needed to safely operate a motor vehicle. In addition, young drivers are also required to have a minimum of 65 hours behind-the-wheel skill building before being eligible to take the driver's test.
  • Does driver education count towards the 65 hours?
    If you have taken a driver's education course, part of the class may have included six hours of driving time with an instructor. These six hours can be credited toward the 65-hour requirement.
  • Must my parent be in the front seat?
    No. You must have a licensed driver who is 21 or older in the front seat.
  • Do I have to take the knowledge test before taking the driver's test?
    Yes.
  • Do I need an appointment for a knowledge test?
    No. You do not need an appointment. Just go to your nearest Driver License Center.

OTHER Questions:

  • Do you pickup students?
    For our packages yes we do, except for the same day as the test. On that day we ask all clients to meet at our testing center.
  • How long does it take the center to schedule my exam?
    We can schedule to take your exam at our facility in as little as 2 days.
  • How will I know which package to choose?
    It's very hard for us to determine what fits best with a client unless we first evaluate their driving. This is done on the first lesson by your instructor. The instructor will suggest the best package that works for you.
  • Does the package include a certificate to lower insurance cost?
    The 2 and 6-hour packages do include this certificate. However, the insurance discount based on your provider.
  • Are your instructors certified?
    Yes, all our instructors are certified by the department of education. A copy of this certificate is available upon request.
  • Do you have Spanish speaking instructors?
    No, we do not.
  • What if I fail my road test?
    We don't like to see our clients fail their exams. But if it does happen we will schedule another exam for you 2 days later. (Seven days later if under 18 years old)

IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS:

  • Parental Guidance Strongly Advised
    Learning to drive is a major milestone in a teen's life, bringing increased freedom and independence. Here are some ways parents can help keep teen drivers and their passengers safe.
  • Why are teens at risk?
    Teens are more likely to be involved in a crash than other drivers. Teen drivers:
    - are more likely to underestimate or not recognize hazardous or dangerous situations due to driver inexperience.
    - tend to drive more frequently under higher risk conditions, such as at night and/or without seat belts.
    - are more likely to take risks when driving. Studies have found that the decision-making area of the brain is still developing during the teen years.
  • Is your teen reedy to drive?
    Every teen is unique. Not all teens are ready to drive when they reach 16 years old. Consider whether or not your teen is ready to handle the responsibilities of driving.
  • Be a good role model
    Teens learn a lot by example, so remember to follow traffic laws, always buckle up and never drink and drive. Keep in mind that if you roll through stop signs, speed, or talk on a cell phone when driving, your teen may do the same.
  • Before allowing our teen to take the road test for driver's license, consider the following questions:

    - Has your teen had enough driving experience? Safety experts recommend at least 65 hours of adult-supervised driving over a period of six months.
    - Has your teen completed a driver education course?
    - Has your teen had experience driving at night, on expressways and in rain, fog and snowy weather conditions and demonstrated basic driving skills?
    - Do you feel confident that your teen can handle most driving situations and does your driver react to driving hazards quickly and safely?
    - Does your teen know how to avoid taking risks, especially if pressured by his/ her friends?
    - Is your teen ready for the responsibility of driving alone?
    - Do you feel safe when riding with your teen?
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