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Is behind the wheel required in Texas?

Understanding Texas Drivers Training Requirements Seven hours of behind-the-wheel instruction. Seven hours of in-car observation. 30 hours of additional practice including at least 10 hours at night.

Which driving position is safest on an expressway?

This being said, it is still safer to pass on an expressway than a two-lane roadway. Passing on the left is the most accepted practice; however, passing on the right is permitted if a slower driver is in the left lane.

What is considered nighttime driving in Texas?

Nighttime means the period beginning one-half hour after sunset and ending one-half hour before sunrise.

What is the cost of a driver’s license in Texas?


Can you get a driver’s license without a car in Texas?

It is not necessary to own or have registered a vehicle to get a driver’s license. It is not necessary to own or have registered a vehicle to get a driver’s license. However, the DMV website says that I need to register and insure in Texas all vehicles I own.

What type of road test are you required to take in Texas?

Anyone looking to get their Texas driver license will need to pass the Texas Class C Exam. Whether you’re a new driver or need to reapply for a driver’s license, taking the Texas Class C Exam is mandatory for getting your permit and taking the Texas road test.

Do you have to parallel park in a driving test in Texas?

Yes. Parallel parking and regular parking (forwards and backwards) are mandatory parts of the test. Do I have to take the Texas driving test in my county of residence? No, you can take it at any state DPS office.

How do you signal when parallel parking?

Always signal first, and then position your vehicle parallel with the vehicle parked (rear bumpers of both vehicles are aligned) in front of the empty spot. Keep at least two feet away from this vehicle (see figure). Check to make sure the way is clear behind you, and shift into reverse.

What do driving examiners look for?

The examiner will look to see that you: Make good observations, in all directions, before emerging. Assess the speed of other vehicles accurately. Take advantage of safe gaps as they arise.