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Watertown, CT 06795
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A Learner’s Permit is a special permit granted by the State of Connecticut DMV that allows you to practice driving before you get your driver’s license. All teen drivers must hold a Learner’s Permit for 120-180 days before taking their license test, depending on which Driver's Ed course you take. It is not required to have your permit before you begin Driving School – in fact, we recommend you attend at least two Driver’s Ed classes before your Permit Test. We also recommend getting your Permit as soon as possible in order to reduce the waiting time for your License Test.
Put together by The Next Street so you can ace your test.
Straight from the DMV database, with 25 new questions each time.
The Permit Test is a 25 question exam where you can get no more than 4 wrong in order to pass. No worries: You can pass easily with help from The Next Street. Check out our Blog Post on Passing Your Learner's Permit Test.
The first part of the Permit Test is a vision test. If you wear glasses or contacts, be sure to bring them with you. If you’re having trouble with your vision, get a checkup with your eye doctor prior to going to the DMV. You don't want the DMV Vision Test to be when you realize you need glasses. If you fail your Vision Test, you will not be able to take the Knowledge Test and you will need to schedule another test date (2-3 months down the road).
After you pass your vision test, the second part of the Permit Test is a knowledge test. The Knowledge Test is a 25 question, multiple choice exam taken on a computer. The questions are a random selection from a pool of 300 safe driving questions… and they aren’t easy. You must get at least 21 correct answers in order to pass. Don’t go in cold; make sure you study! If you use The Next Street Permit Prep eBook, you should have no problem passing your test.
It’s test day. You’re excited. Nervous. Ready to nail the test. The DMV inspector finally calls your name: “Do you have your Birth Certificate?” Nooooooooooooo! Don’t let this happen to you.The DMV requires that you bring and present certain paperwork on the day of your test. Download and print a handy Permit Test Checklist, and make sure you show up with everything you need on test day.