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Why do 70% fail their DMV test? The Tests are TRICKY!

by Joshua on Sep 19, 2012.
Filed under: California Commercial Driver's Licence, Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
_This is part two in the "Why do 70% fail their DMV test?" series._ p. In part I of this series we discussed the "I know how to drive" complex that many of us suffer from. Simply put, many of us have been driving for years but due to a move or age we are forced to take the driving written test again. Very annoying. p. We go in all cocky thinking we know all the rules and laws and BAM - EPIC FAIL. We simply didn't realize that we only use about 20% of what we had to learn to get our ... Read More

Why do 70% fail their DMV test? "The I Know How To Drive" Complex

by Joshua on Sep 16, 2012.
Filed under: California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming Texas Learner's Permit Test, Texas Motorcycle Written Test Driver's License, Learner's Permit
p. It's true. Statistically speaking 70% of all people taking their driving written test fail their first time. The failures aren't all for teenagers getting their learner's permits, it's mostly for those of us with years of driving under our belt (pardon the pun). Why? In this three part series we will explore what happens and how to fix it! h4. Reason One: The "I know how to drive" Complex p. This is the most common and most frustrating reason people fail. You've been driving yo... Read More

I just moved to California. How do I get my California license and my vehicle registered?

by Lisa on Sep 13, 2012.
Filed under: California California Driver's License Written Test
If you become a California resident, you must get a California driver license within 10 days. Residency is established by voting in a California election, paying resident tuition, filing for a homeowner’s property tax exemption, or any other privilege or benefit not ordinarily extended to nonresidents. h3. To receive your CA license if you hold a valid license from another state: * Visit a DMV location and take the CA written test and vision test. If you pass these, the driving test is... Read More

What is the difference between a driver’s license and a permit in California?

by Joshua on Sep 13, 2012.
Filed under: California California Driver's License Written Test, California Learner's Permit Test
In California, a driver with a driver’s permit cannot drive without a licensed driver in the car at any time. An unrestricted driver’s license allows a driver to drive alone and at any time of day. In California, the type of driver’s license received depends on the age of the driver. Driver’s under the age of 18 must receive a minor’s permit and then receive a provisional license. Minor driver’s with a provisional license have specific restrictions unique to the state of California. Sp... Read More