How to take your Written Driver’s Test in Texas
The key to passing your written driver’s test in Texas on the first try is be sure you are knowledgeable and prepared for the testing. Many people fail their test the first and even second try because they do not take the time necessary to be fully prepared. The driver’s test is divided into three parts: The written skills test which will evaluated how well you understand traffic laws, the vision test and the road diver’s test. The Texas written driver’s test and vision test are administered only at your local Texas Department of Motor Vehicles branch. The following steps will assist you in passing your test and receiving your license on the first try.
Before the Test
Once you have applied for your permit and fulfilled all of the requirements including taking your written permits test, you have spent some time behind the wheel of a vehicle practicing under the supervision of a licensed driver. This is no reason not to prepare for your written skills test so preparation is essential to passing. It is wise to contact your local Department of Motor Vehicles ahead of time to know what you will need to bring with you the day of your testing. If you wear glasses or contacts do not forget them the day of testing as you will surely fail your vision test. You can acquire a copy of your Texas Driving Skills handbook from any local Department of Motor Vehicles or a PDF copy online from the DMV website to study. In addition, there are plenty of practice tests and helpful information available at DMVcheatsheets.com to help assure you are fully prepared for the test. In general, you will need the following with you the day of testing:
After the vision test has been completed you will be given the written test and instructed where to sit to take the test. Take your time and answer all the questions to the best of your knowledge. The test is compiled of multiple choice questions and will ask you a series of questions regarding the laws and common signals found on the roads in the state of Texas. In addition you find a series of scenarios where you will be asked what would be the correct procedure if you are faced with them as a driver on the road. Once you have completed your test you will return to the counter where a Department of Motor Vehicle worker will then grade your test using an answer ruler. If you have passed, you will be allowed to take the final road test. If you received a failing grade, you will be instructed to return after the required amount of days have passed and you have studied more to retake the test.
What to Study
The Department of Motor Vehicles has created a skills booklet that will teach you all that you need to know in order to be a safe driver and pass your written skills test for your license. You can acquire a practice test online from the DMVcheatsheets website to assure you are understanding the rules and procedures correctly ahead of time, as well as show you what areas you should re-read to gain a better grasp of in order to pass. The following information appears commonly on the written test and is well worth studying ahead of time:
Being well prepared is the best plan of action if you wish to pass your written driver’s test on the first try and be one step closer to getting on the road. Before your test get a good night sleep and eat a healthy breakfast so your mind is tip top shape for testing. In addition leave all distractions outside the door so that you can fully concentrate on the test and receive a passing grade. Put your cell phone on silent and focus on the task at hand.