NJ Driver Manual Study Guide

When you drive, you must always carry a ….
– valid license/permit
– valid insurance
– valid vehicle registration
Change of Address
1 week
Change of Name
2 weeks
Altering a Driver’s License can result in …
– $1000 fine
– 6 months prison
– no more driving
Step 1 – Special Learner’s Permit
– at least 16
– pass the knowledge & vision tests
– fee required
Restrictions of a Special Learner Permit
– no using electronics
– no driving between 11:01pm to 5am
– Supervising adult driver
– Passengers = any parent/guardian + 1 more
– decals on license on seat belt
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Step 2 – Examination Permit
– at least 17
– decals on license on seat belt
Restrictions of an Examination Permit
– no using electronics
– no driving between 11:01pm to 5am
– Supervising adult driver
– Passengers = any parent/guardian + 1 more
– decals on license on seat belt
Step 3 – Probationary License
– no driving between 11:01pm to 5am
– no electronics
– Passengers = any parent/guardian + 1 more (Unless accompanied by a parent/guardian)
Step 4 – Probationary Driver License
– practice unsupervised driving for at least a year
– observe the restrictions of the Probationary License
Step 5 – Basic Driver License
– at least 18
– completed 1 year of supervised driving
– pay required fee
Requirements for a Basic Driver License
– 6 point ID verification
– Vision Test & Knowledge Test
Road Test Checklist
– 6 points ID
– valid permit
– valid inspection sticker, registration, and insurance
– 2 red GDL decals
– vehicle must have no obstructions/consoles; the vehicle must be standard and working
Elements of the Road Test
1. Driving in Reverse
2. Following other vehicles
3. Nearing corners, intersections
4. Parallel Parking
5. Sitting properly
6. Starting a vehicle
7. Proper Steering
8. Stopping at signs; stopping smoothly
9. Turning; turning around
10. Using the horn
11. Yielding right-of-way
Infant Car Seat
20 pounds
26 inches … or two-foot two
Child Car Seat
40 pounds
40 inches
Children Restraint Law
For children under age 8 ….. less than 80 pounds must ride in the back in a booster seat; more than 80 pounds must ride in the back seat … $54 fine & Court Costs
Starting a Parked Car
1. All windows must be clear
2. Seat must be adjusted so the motorist can reach all pedas & controls easily and comforatably
3. Inside & Outside Rearview mirrors adjusted
4. Seatbelts FASTENED … duh
5. Vehicle should be in park/neutral gear