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Points on Driving Test

  You are eligible to take your on the road test after you have:

  • completed driver education
  • held your learners for a minimum of 6 months
  • completed 60 hours of mentor training

  One of the most common reason future drivers fail the on the road test is simply because they are nervous. This section is designed to better prepare you for the test by helping you to know what to expect. The test is broken down into 12 parts. Each part consists of a maneuver that needs to be accomplished or actions under review. During each section points are deducted for failure to perform each part of the maneuver or action. A loss of 16 points will conclude the test and result in immediate failure.

1. Begin Test Points deducted
Unable to start vehicle 3
Failure to release parking brake 3
Failure to fasten seat belt 16
Failure to wear glasses 16
2. Enter Course Points deducted
Failure to use proper signal 2
Clutch/gear control 2
Crossed solid traffic line 2
Drove in improper lane 5
3. Back up Points deducted
Failed to observe traffic 2
Clutch/gear control 2
Crossed solid traffic line 2
Drove in improper lane 5
Jumped curb 16
4. Enter turn about Points deducted
Failed to use proper signal 2
Failed to observe traffic 2
Clutch/gear control 2
Climbed curb 5
Jumped curb 16
5. Complete turn about Points deducted
Clutch/gear control 2
Failed to observe traffic 2
Traffic lane encroachment 2
Climbed curb 5
Unable to turnabout in 3 min 16
Failed to complete turnabout 16
Jumped curb 16
6. Exit turn about Points deducted
Failed to use proper signal 2
Failed to observe traffic 2
Clutch/gear control 2
Crossed solid traffic line 2
Drove in improper lane 5
Climbed curb 5
Jumped curb 16
Passed stop sign 16
7. Right turn Points deducted
Failed to observe traffic 2
Failed to use proper signal 2
Clutch/gear control 2
Crossed solid traffic line 2
Drove in improper lane 5
8. Enter park Points deducted
Failed to use proper signal 2
Failed to observe traffic 2
Clutch/gear control 2
Moved marker 3
Climbed curb 5
Unable to park in 3 minutes 16
Knocked marker over 16
Jumped curb 16
9. Exit park Points deducted
Failed to use proper signal 2
Failed to observe traffic 2
Clutch/gear control 2
Moved marker 3
Climbed curb 5
Unable to park in 3 minutes 16
Knocked marker over 16
Jumped curb 16
10. Leaving course Points deducted
Failed to observe traffic 2
Failed to use proper signal 2
Passed top sign 16
11. Vehicle equipment operation Points deducted
Steering (1 warning) 3
Brakes (1 warning) 3
Accelerator 3
Unable to turn engine off 3
12. Disqualifying Violation
(explanation)
Points deducted
Accident 16
Dangerous action 16
 
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