AB60 Driver License Program

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AB60 Driver License Program

Assembly Bill (AB) 60 (Chapter 524: Statutes of 2013) requires the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) to issue an original driver license to an applicant who is unable to submit satisfactory proof of legal presence in the United States. Driver license applicants under AB 60 must meet all other qualifications for licensure and must provide satisfactory proof of identity and California residency.

AB60 Driver License program also authorize the department to develop regulations and consult with interested parties in an effort to assist the Department in identifying documents that will be acceptable for the purposes of providing documentation to establish identity and residency.

 

License Requirements and Pre-requisites

*Proof of identity and California residency
is a pre-requisite for the AB60 Driver License program
* Applicants must pass a 36 question written test.
Newport Driving School is determined to help you prepare you for the Driving Test!
Get enough practice! Some drivers need more practice than others. Minors must complete 50 hours of behind-the-wheel training (including ten hours of required night driving) before taking a driving test.
When you practice, pretend you are taking a driving test. Ask your accompanying driver to calmly point out your mistakes.
Ask questions about a particular driving situation that may have confused you. Correct your mistakes. The next time you practice, pay particular attention to correct any driving errors you made the time before.

Practice all the driving maneuvers listed in the Safe Driver checklist below.
The DMV examiner is there to ensure you have demonstrated proficiency in safe driving and that you can handle your vehicle in regular traffic situations. DMV examiners have no interest in tricking you.!
During your driving test, the examiner will note how you obey the rules of the road and traffic signs and/or signals. He/she will note other areas in which you may need improvement.
Safe driving tips. Practice these tips to improve your driving skills:

Steer smoothly at all times.
Accelerate smoothly. Don't race the engine or make it stall.
Stop the vehicle gently. Start braking well ahead of where you must stop to avoid sudden "jerks." Know where to stop. Don't coast to a stop.
Be aware of crosswalks. If your view is blocked at a crosswalk, move forward carefully and look both ways before entering the intersection.
Be sure your vehicle is in the correct gear. Don't grind the gears.
Always obey the posted speed limits. If needed, reduce your speed to adjust for existing weather, road, and other traffic conditions.
ððRemember to turn on your lights if you need to use your windshield wipers in poor weather conditions.
Follow at a safe distance. Use the three-second rule. Increase your following distance in bad weather or poor visibility.
Know what the traffic signals mean and obey them at all times.Signal for all lane changes and turns.
ððAlways use the proper lane. Turn from the correct lane into the correct lane.

Always look for potential hazards (scan). Check your mirrors frequently. Always look over the proper shoulder before making lane changes or pulling away from the curb.
Drive defensively. Anticipate another driver's errors.
Prepare yourself for driving in the United States with Newport Driving School, the online drivers education course will help you to pass the 36 question written test required by AB60 Driver License Program.
Test Vehicle Requirements!
The vehicle you use for your AB60 Driver License program Driving Test must be safe to drive. Before the test, the examiner checks for:

  • Two license plates. The rear plate must show current registration
  • both front and back turn signal lights and working brake lights
  • a working horn designed for the vehicle
  • tires with no bald spots
  • adequate brake pressure (you will be asked to step on the brake pedal to see if it works properly)
  • a driver's side window that rolls down
  • a windshield that allows a full unobstructed field of vision
  • two rear view mirrors (one must be on the outside, to the driver's left)
  • driver and front passenger doors that open from both the inside and outside
  • a secured glove compartment door so it doesn't open during the test
  • a passenger seat permanently attached to the vehicle
  • working safety belts, if the vehicle was manufactured with safety belts
  • working emergency/parking brake. Enjoy a driving course and celebrate your PASS!

The price of this course is just $380

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