How to Prepare for the Driver's Written Test in All States

Most drivers need to get a driver’s permit before they are allowed to receive their standard driver’s license. A driver’s permit (also known as a learner’s license) helps drivers learn how to drive safely by keeping them out of dangerous situations in their first months as a driver. With a permit, drivers are often restricted with regards to what time of day they can drive, and who can be in the car with them. After a certain amount of time and miles driven, the person is then eligible to apply for a normal driver’s license.

In order to get a driver’s permit, a written driver’s test must be taken and passed. This test goes over the basic rules of the road, to make sure that a driver understands all the laws and regulations before getting behind the wheel. If you pass the test, you will get your driver’s permit, and can immediately start driving (as long as you follow the learner’s license restrictions).

Each state has a slightly different process for the written driver’s test, because each state variations in road rules, and different safety tips for drivers. In addition to these differences in laws, states vary in the available resources they have for drivers to study the written test. From Department or Division of Motor Vehicle pamphlets to online practice tests, there are numerous ways to prepare for the driver’s written test, you just need to make sure that you know how to prepare for your state’s test.

How to prepare for the driver’s written test in each state

Getting a driver’s permit is one of the most exciting moments in a driver’s life. To ensure that you are able to get your learner’s license, you’ll want to study and prepare for the written driver’s test. Make sure you use all of the resources available to you so that you’re as prepared as possible on test day, then you can get behind the wheel and start driving! If you have any questions about driving, feel free to ask a mechanic.


Next Step

Schedule Oil Change

The most popular service booked by readers of this article is Oil Change. YourMechanic’s technicians bring the dealership to you by performing this job at your home or office 7-days a week between 7AM-9PM. We currently cover over 2,000 cities and have 100k+ 5-star reviews... LEARN MORE

SEE PRICING & SCHEDULING

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Recent Oil Change reviews

Excellent Rating

(21,777)

Rating Summary
20,456
847
179
87
208
20,456
847
179
87
208

Greg

22 years of experience
47 reviews
Greg
22 years of experience
Ram 1500 - Oil Change - Phoenix, Arizona
I really appreciate the time Greg took to answer all my questions and thoroughly explain what was working as expected and recommended repairs. He didn't try and upsell me on anything other than the immediate recommended services, and alerted me of the 15 safety recalls my truck currently has. Very professional, efficient, and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend.
Lexus LC500 - Oil Change - Tempe, Arizona
Informed me correctly that tires on a Lexus LC500 does not need tire rotation and yet YourMechanic.com recommended it more than once and sent a technician before him to rotate my tires for which I was charged.

Nazareth

27 years of experience
193 reviews
Nazareth
27 years of experience
Jaguar XJ - Oil Change - Covina, California
First time using YourMechanic and I was extremely satisfied with the service. Nazareth was very friendly, punctual and professional. I definitely will continue using his services on my vehicle. Thank you Nazareth!
Ford Escape - Oil Change - Whittier, California
Nazareth was on time, very friendly, very courteous, and professional. Nazareth ensured all my questions were answered and ensured the car was good to go via a test drive.

LAVELL

27 years of experience
100 reviews
LAVELL
27 years of experience
Honda Accord - Oil Change - San Francisco, California
Lavell was extremely friendly and professional, and even showed up early and finished early. Would happily recommend him to anyone looking for a mechanic.
Buick Encore - Oil Change - Oakland, California
Another home run! Really appreciate the flexibility regarding my service appointment. Due to my work schedule I desperately needed a late appointment. So grateful my car is receiving top shelf professional service. Replaced a oil pan drain plug that was seriously damaged and stripped by a competitor that will NEVER get my business again! All services were quickly completed. Thank you so much for another great experience with my.... Your Mechanic Lavell 5 ⭐️ Service consistently.

John

27 years of experience
777 reviews
John
27 years of experience
Nissan Pathfinder - Oil Change - Friendswood, Texas
John was extremely personable and explained everything. Showed up on time and made sure everything was working right before he left. Couldn’t have a better mechanic to rely on.
Kia Seltos - Oil Change - Houston, Texas
Arrived early, was super nice, had the job done in no time. Was able to find his way around my new with no problems even though he hadn't worked on that type before. Will be requesting him for future maintenance.

Need Help With Your Car?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 2,000 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

GET A QUOTE

Related articles

How to Prepare for the Mississippi Driver’s Written Test
There’s There’s nothing like the feeling of being out on the road and behind the wheel. Of course, if you hope to get your driver’s license, the first thing you need to do is to pass the written exam. The...
How to Get a Montana Driver's Permit
The The Montana MVD requires that all teen drivers participate in a graduated driver’s license program. Anyone under the age of 18 must begin driving under supervision, in order to practice safe driving before getting their full driver’s license. In...
How to Get an Indiana Driver's Permit
Indiana Indiana requires all underage drivers to participate in a Graduated Driver Licensing program. This program states that those under 18 must obtain a learner’s permit, that graduates to a full license as the driver gains experience and age, to...

Related questions

What should I do before I start the engine and begin driving?

All drivers should go through a series of checks before they start the engine and hit the road. These will help you avoid potential injuries and accidents, and enhance both your safety and that of others on the road. ...

I need some answers in order to get my permit. please help

Hello. Let's get these questions answered for you. All vehicles should be serviced per the manufacturers maintenance schedule. The owners manual contains this schedule that is set up to best maintain the service of any vehicle. There is no...

Where is the vehicle identification number (VIN) in a 2012 Toyota Corolla?

The vehicle identification number (VIN) is a number that is unique to your vehicle, and is used to legally identify your car. The VIN is also necessary for registering your vehicle. You can find the VIN on the top left...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com