Getting a Driver’s License in North Carolina

woman taking a road test

How to get a driver’s license in North Carolina if you’re over 18

Most people go through the process of getting a license when they are sixteen. Sometimes, classes to help prepare you for taking the written test and then offer the road test through the school.  If driver’s ed isn’t offered, there are plenty of driving schools that have professionals who can train you. While many get their license as soon as possible, some people don’t get their license until they are an adult. There are plenty of reasons that a person would wait to get a license. They may have no need for one due to public transportation, or their proximity to wherever they need to go. Should that situation change, and they need to get a license, it is easy to do so in North Carolina. If you are over 18, you will not need to apply for a learner’s permit, but you will need one if you want to practice before the road test. You’ll be able to take the written safety test and the road test on the same day, along with a vision test, and if you pass, you’ll receive a temporary driving permit that you can use until your license is mailed to you.

Should you get a learner’s permit? 

young woman taking her driving test as an instructor scores herIf you choose to get a learner’s permit, you will not have to go through the Graduated Driver Licensing program and can schedule your road test at any point. To get the learner’s permit you will need to bring your document, pass a vision test, and pass the written exam. You will then be able to practice driving before your road test. When you’re ready for your road test, simply schedule a driving test appointment and then take the driver’s test. Be sure to bring four documents proving your ID, and your own registered and insured vehicle. View new ford models 2017 If you don’t have a vehicle for your test, don’t sweat it. You’ll be able to find new or pre-owned vehicles at Sanders Ford in Jacksonville, North Carolina. If you’re shopping for your first car, you can find model research pages on anything from the 2017 Ford Mustang to the 2017 Ford Focus. You can also count on our expert sales representatives to take you through the entire process. If you’ve passed you test, and are looking to upgrade your vehicle, contact Sanders Ford to schedule a test drive.

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