Passing the driving test is the last step to getting your Texas driver's license. So many first time drivers want to know what is on the driving test to begin with. This is a good question and knowing the answer will help any novice driver prepare to get their first Texas driver's license.
The license test involves driving with a Department of Public Safety customer service representative riding in the passenger seat. The CSR will examine your driving skills and ask you to perform some driving tasks. At the end of the test, the CSR will let you know of any errors you made and how to correct them, as well as letting you know whether you passed or failed the test. If you fail, the CSR will also let you know when you can retake the test.
The test will actually begin with the CSR looking over the vehicle you will take your test in. You must provide your own vehicle. The CSR will make sure it's legal and that it has passed an inspection.
Once the driving portion of the test begins, there are a couple of guidelines to follow:
While driving, all drivers are evaluated on four basic skills:
There are additional areas you will be evaluated on, though exactly what they are can vary from test to test. It's a good idea to get plenty of practice to become proficient in all of them so you are fully prepared for the test. These additional areas are as follows:
You will not pass the test if you perform any one of the following actions:
Quick answers to the most common Texas driver education questions.
How will I get my certificate?
You will get your certificate mailed to you within 7-15 business days.
Are there any fees?
No, there are no additional charges.
Do I have to take the course in one sitting?
No, you can log on and off as needed to complete.
Do I have to take a written exam?
No, you will not need to complete a written test if you successfully complete this online course and submit proof of completion to the DPS.