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Information for international students who wish to receive a license to drive a motor vehicle in the U.S.

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Driver's license powerpoint

  1. 1. How to drive in A step-by-stepNew York State (NYS) guide
  2. 2. Introduction1. Driving with your home country’s driver’s license2. Obtaining a NYS Driver’s License – Written exam & Learner’s Permit – Practice driving – Five Hour Pre-licensing Course – Road Test
  3. 3. How to get aNYS Driver’s License
  4. 4. Written Test & Learner’s Permit• Apply for a New York State (NYS) Learner’s Permit – Pay application fee and license fee • www.nydmv.state.ny.us/licefee.htm• Pass the vision test• Pass the written test – You must study for the written test by reading the NYS Driver’s Manual & Study Guide • www.nydmv.state.ny.us/dmanual/default.html • www.nydmv.state.ny.us/youngerdriver/default.html
  5. 5. Practice Driving• Must be accompanied by a licensed NYS Driver age 21 or older• Driver’s with NYS Learner’s Permits cannot: – Drive in New York City (NYC) – In Westchester County – On bridges or tunnels in or around NYC• The DMV recommends that all learners have a minimum of 50 hours of supervised practice driving with an additional 15 hours at night (after sunset) and another 10 hours in heavy traffic.
  6. 6. Five Hour Pre-licensing Course• Five Hour Pre-licensing – an adult education course offered through most commercial driving schools – offered by licensed DMV providers – Look in the telephone directory under "Driving Instruction."• All Learner Permit holders must take either the Five Hour Pre-licensing Course or a Driver Education Course• After passing either course: – Five Hour Pre-licensing Course = MV-278 – Driver Education Course = MV-285
  7. 7. Road Test• Make appointment with Department of Motor Vehicles• Must bring your own car or a friend’s car• Have three chances to pass

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