Student guide to aquire licence


photo by Haley Grimes

Teenagers across the country strongly anticipate their 16th birthday. In today’s’ culture, getting your driver’s license is seen as a right of passage into becoming an adult. But what does that look like? As a potentially new driver, this can be intimidating. Here’s a list of things to remember when headed to the DMV to take your driver’s test.

  1. Birth certificate
  2. Social Security Card
  3. Daily/nightly driver hour log
  4. Permit
  5. Don’t run over the curb
  6. Proof of a passed written exam
  7. Your glasses or contacts
  8. A vehicle with no mechanical or electrical issues to drive
  9. Proof of residence
  10. Full stops at stop signs
  11. Hill parking techniques
  12. Money for fees
  13. Proof of enrollment in a Driver’s Education class
  14. Green means go
  15. Proof of behind-the-wheel hours with an instructor