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How To Get A Maryland Drivers License
Maryland has a graduated driver licensing system (GDL). They call it the Rookie Driver graduated licensing system. All first-time drivers, regardless of age, follow the Rookie Driver graduated licensing system: a leaner’s permit, a provisional license, and eventually obtain a full driver’s license. To obtain a learner’s permit, you must be 15 years and 9 months old and submit a verification of school attendance (in a sealed envelope). If you are 16 years old, you do not need the school attendance form. All applicants must have a parent or guardian co-sign the application. All applicants must submit proof of identity, lawful status, social security number and Maryland residence. Applicants must pass a vision test and knowledge test. The knowledge test is 25 questions and you must get 22 correct answers to pass. The fee is $50 for the learner’s permit.Learners’ Permit holders must be accompanied by a licensed driver age 21 or older who’s had their license for at least 3 years and may not use a cell phone while driving. All learners’ permit holders under the age of 25 must hold their permit for 9 months, not have any convictions, and complete a driver’s Ed course with 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of driving. The Maryland driving schools electronically submit completion to the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA).To obtain your provisional license, you must complete 60 hours of supervised, documented driving with 10 of that being at night. Passing the driving skills test will give you a provisional license. Anyone over 25 years old who has not had any moving violations in 45 days of holding a learner’s permit can take the driving skills test once completing 30 classroom hours including 14 hours of supervised driving and 3 hours of night driving. documented driving with 3 hours being at night.Out-of-state driver’s education certifications are not accepted. You must complete the Maryland driver’s ed course.
If you are under 18 and you receive a moving violation while holding a permit, you could lose your permit.
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How To Pass the Maryland Driver's License Test
The first step to passing the MVA driving test is to get yourself prepared. If you’re not sure where to start, here are some helpful tips to guide your studying and test prep efforts.
- Grab the Maryland driver’s manual from your local MVA branch office and study it until you know it forward and backward. Alternately, you can download it using the link below.
- Take every MVA practice permit test and Maryland driving practice test you have time to take. This site has a ton of free practice driving tests to help you ramp up your knowledge of the state’s driving rules, road signs, and general driving knowledge.
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- Maintain a positive attitude. This matters during your test preparation and also while you’re taking the test. There’s a lot to learn, and some questions will be tough, but if you maintain a positive attitude as you study and take the knowledge and permit practice tests you’ll see your score improve. As you take the actual test a positive attitude can help you stay focused, even if you miss a question or two. Remember, you don’t need to be perfect, you just need to pass!
Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA)
For the latest information on Maryland’s driver requirements as well as information on vehicle licensing, fees and testing, please see the Maryland MVA website http://www.mva.maryland.gov/.
To find the nearest Maryland MVA branch near you check out our Maryland DMV Locations page: https://drivingtestsample.com/dmv-locations/maryland/
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Even More Maryland Drivers Tests
We have put together ten additional tests to help you practice for your Maryland Driver's License. Click below and get practicing!