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NJ Driver License System And the Driving Test. Laws governing licenses  A motorist who operates a vehicle must always carry: 1. License/permit 2. Proof.

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1 NJ Driver License System And the Driving Test

2 Laws governing licenses  A motorist who operates a vehicle must always carry: 1. License/permit 2. Proof of insurance 3. Registration

3 Digital Drivers License  Notice the different directions of the license 21 and over license for New Jersey NJ under 21 license

4  Altering a driver license or showing an altered license – loss of driving privilege- $1000 fine and/or up to 6 months in jail.  Getting a license illegally- $200- $500 and/or of jail.

5 Type of NJ Licenses  Basic Automobile License  Probationary Automobile License  Commercial Drivers License  Motorcycle License  Probationary Motorcycle License  Moped License  Agricultural License  Boat License

6 Basic Automobile License For all types of Class D motor vehicles registered by the MVC, except motorcycles. Expiration: 4 years Minimum age:18 (16 permit) Test(s) required: KVR $24

7 Probationary Probationary Automobile License (GDL) For all types of Class D motor vehicles registered by the MVC, except motorcycles. Expiration: 4 years Minimum Age: 17 Tests Required: KVR

8 Commercial Driver License For large trucks, buses and vehicles. Expiration: 4 years Minimum age: 18/21 Tests required: CKVR

9 Motorcycle License For most vehicles with fewer than four wheels. Issued as a separate license or as an endorsement if the individual already holds a basic NJ driver license. Expiration: 4 years Minimum age: 17 Tests required: KVR

10 Probationary Probationary Motorcycle License (GDL) For most vehicles with fewer than four wheels. Issued as a separate license or as an endorsement if the individual already holds a basic NJ driver license. Expiration: 4 years Minimum age: 17 Test required: KVR

11 Moped License For unlicensed motorists 15 years of age or older. Not needed if operator has a Class A, B, C, D, or E license. Expiration: 4 years Minimum age: 15 Tests required: KVR

12 Agricultural License For farming purposes only. May be granted to persons between 16 and 17 years old. Expiration: 4 years Minimum age: 16 Tests required: KVR

13 Boat License For individuals 16 years of age and older, who operate a motorboat on fresh, non-tidal waters. June 1, 2007: Persons born in 1959 or later must possess a Boating Safety Certificate. Expiration: 4 years Minimum age: 16 Tests required: n/a non- tidal waters only

14 KVR  KVR K= Knowledge V= Vision R= Road All the tests that you need to pass in order to obtain a license or permit.

15 Knowledge  Written test  80 percent, or 40 of the 50 questions, must have correct answers.  Failure: wait 7 days!

16 Vision  Basic License Applicants: 20/50 vision with or without corrective lenses. For sight in one eye only, that eye must meet the 20/50 rule and the applicant must have documentation signed by a licensed physician.  CDL License Applicants: 20/40 vision with or without corrective lenses in both eyes. Must be able to distinguish among red, green, and amber lights.

17 6 Point ID Verification  All NJ driver license applicants must complete 6 Point ID Verification by presenting documents that prove their age, identity, and legal presence in the U.S.  At least 1 primary document  At least 1 secondary document  At least six points of ID  Proof of address  Social Security number

18 Special Learner Permit Restrictions (minimum age 16)  No driving between 11:01pm and 5:00 am  No cell phones, video games, etc.  Must be accompanied in the front seat by an adult supervising driver who is at least 21 years of age and who possesses a valid NJ driver license and has a minimum of 3 years driving experience.  Passengers – supervising passenger, parent or guardian, one additional passenger.  Everyone must wear seatbelt.  $10.00

19 Examination Permit Restrictions (minimum age 17)  No driving between 11:01pm and 5:00am.  No using cell phones, etc.  Must be accompanied in the front seat by an adult who is at least 21 years old and has a minimum of 3 years driving experience.  Passengers- one, except if a parent or guardian is in the vehicle then there are no restrictions.  Everyone must wear a seat belt.

20 Probationary Driver License (GDL) (minimum age 17) Restrictions  No driving between 11:01pm and 5:00 am  No using cell phones, etc.  Limited to dependents of the driver and one additional person, unless accompanied by a parent/guardian  Must display decals

21 GDL cont…  All GDL violations are $100  If person with a permit or GDL is 21 then there are not restrictions.

22 THE GDL DECALS  GDL DECAL- all permit and GDL drivers under the age of 21. $4 a pair. $100 fine for not having them displayed.  If a permit driver commits a traffic offense, the responsibility is with both the student and the adult supervising driver.

23 3 Options GDL Option A- The Early Bird Option B- The Young Adult Road Option C- The Adult Road

24 5 Steps 1. Special Learners Permit 16 years old, consent from parent/guardian, 6 hours of driving school, pass written test, pass the vision test, and pay fee ($10) 2. Practice (Supervised) for 6 months 3. Provisional License- 17 years old and must pass MVC’s road test 4. Practice (unsupervised) for 1 year 5. Basic Driver License- 18 years old and pay fee. ($24)

25 5 Steps 1. Examination Permit- 17 years old, consent from parent, pass written test, pass the vision test, and pay fee ($10) 2. Practice ( supervised 6 months) 3. Provisional License- 17 years old and must pass MVC’s road test 4.Practice (Unsupervised) for 1 year 5. Basic Drivers license- 18 years old and pay fee ($ 24)

26 5 Steps 1. Examination Permit- 21 years old, MVC’s knowledge and vision test, pay fee ($10) 2.Practice Driving (Supervised) for 3 months 3.Provisional License- pass MVC’s road test 4.Practice Driving (Unsupervised)- 1 year 5.Basic Driver License- pay fee ($24)

27 License process. 1. Turn Contact a driving school 3. Pass the vision and written test 4. Complete 6 hours of instruction 5. Practice with a supervising driver for 6 months or until 17 whichever is longer.

28 Non-Driver ID  At 17 you may apply for a non driver ID at DMV.  You must show 6 points of ID.

29 Road Test  Driving in reverse  Following other vehicles  Nearing corners, intersections  Parking (parallel)  Sitting properly  Starting a vehicle  Steering properly  Stopping at signs  Stopping smoothly  Turning  Turning around  Using the horn  Yielding right-of-way

30 Reasons for Road Test Rejection  Improper, expired or no inspection sticker.  Lack of examiner access to foot brake or parking break.  Any defect or condition that affects the safe operation of the test vehicles. See page 34 of your manual for the list of possible defects or conditions. Failure: wait 2 weeks!

31 SAMPLE RESTRICTIONS  CORRECTIVE LENSES  PROSTHETIC DEVICES  HEARING IMPAIRED  2 YEAR LICENSE AVAILABLE TO THOSE 70 OR OLDER


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