How to Pass Your Oregon Permit Test in 2014

If you don’t have an Oregon drivers license yet, you need to start preparing now. If you want to drive in Oregon and you are a legal resident, you must have a license. Of course, the DMV test can be a little complicated, but it is achievable if you study and put in the time and practice. This guide will help make the process much simpler. It will take you through getting a driver’s license process step by step from taking your DMV practice test to passing the driver’s test.

How To Proceed

  1. 1

    Make Sure You Qualify

    If you want an Oregon license you will have to meet certain specific requirements. You can get a provisional license if you are 16 or 17 and a full license if you are 18 or above. You must be a resident of the state, not have a suspended license in any other state, have no medical issues and prove your identity.

  2. 2

    Gather Your Paperwork

    You will need to gather a variety of different documents to provide to the Oregon DMV. These documents will verify your identity and eligibility for a license. If you are under 18 you will need to provide a school enrollment form as well. Some examples of qualifying ID include birth certificate, passport and a social security card. Get a complete list from the DMV.

  3. 3

    Study the Drivers Handbook from the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles

    You will need to study for your permit test. The state provided handbook is an excellent guide. You can get one from the DMV or find one online at the DMV website. Read this guide completely and study the entire guide carefully. This guide will help you prepare for your Oregon permit test.

  4. 4

    Take an Oregon Permit Practice Test

    Every time you go to the DMV to take a Oregon DMV permit test, it will take time. Make sure that you only have to do it once by taking a practice test. This test will be very similar to the actual test and will consist of a variety of multiple choice questions about road safety and driving regulations. Your Oregon DMV permit test will cost $23.50.

  5. 5

    Consider Taking Driving School

    While not required, you should give some consideration to enrolling in an Oregon driving school. These schools provide on the road training, defensive driving skills and more.

  6. 6

    Practice with a Licensed Driver

    You can practice your driving skills with a licensed driver. Make sure that they are always in the front seat next to you and that everyone in the vehicle wears their seat belt. If you are under 18 your licensed driver must be at least 25.

  7. 7

    Fulfill State Mandated Driving Minimums

    Drivers under 18 must hold their permit for at least 6 months and must get 50 hours on the road. Try to practice during the day and night and in a variety of weather conditions. It is a good idea to practice with the test in mind.

  8. 8

    Take Your Test

    Now you are ready to take your DMV driving test. This test will ensure that you can safely drive on the roads with other drivers.

  9. 9

    Fulfill Graduated Requirements

    Drivers under 18 will receive a provisional license after passing their on the road test. Some of the restrictions that you will face will include not being able to drive at night for the first 6 months and you canтАЩt have any passengers under 20. Make sure that you find out the restrictions and that you follow them.

  10. 10

    Enjoy Your License

    Congratulations on getting your new Oregon drivers license. Always carry it with you while you drive and be sure to follow the rules that you have learned as you prepared for your license.

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