What You Need To Know To Pass Your Washington DC Road Test

What You Need To Know To Pass Your Washington DC Road Test

What You Need To Know To Pass Your Washington DC Road Test We know that taking your road test can be nerve-wracking.  With a little preparation and insight into the test itself, there's nothing to be worried about. To start, make sure you know the specific requirements in Washington DC, that you understand what they'll test on, and then practice a lot. Here we break down exactly what you need to know to pass your Washington DC road test. What to know before your Washington DC road test First, you need to have a road test scheduled. There are no walk-ins. You can book your Washington DC road test online. Second, make sure you practice and know the rules of the road specific to DC. The tester will ask you to parallel park, drive in traffic, make turns at intersections and in general show good control of your vehicle. In DC, you can practice around the actual road test sites too. We recommend...
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6 Months Validity Passport Rule: What You Need to Know

6 Months Validity Passport Rule: What You Need to Know

6 Months Validity Rule for Passports: Here’s What You Need to Know Many of us know we need a passport to travel internationally. What you might not know is that your passport actually needs to be valid for months longer than you think. Many countries require 6 months of validity. Others require less. Here's what you need to know to make sure you don't get stuck at the airport before your next international trip. What is the 6 months validity rule for passports? Your passport should have at least six months of validity if you're traveling internationally.  Many countries will deny you entry if your passport isn't valid for at least 6 months after your last day of travel. For example, if you’ve booked a getaway to Belize and plan to stay until March 1, 2019, your passport cannot expire before September 1, 2019. The rule is a requirement of other countries accepting foreign travelers and not a requirement of the U.S. government, which is...
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Keys to Passing Your Georgia Road Test

Keys to Passing Your Georgia Road Test

  Keys to Passing Your Georgia Road Test Whether you've been driving for 1 month or 10 years, in another state or another country, it's nerve-wracking to take a road test. There are also some Georgia state-specific requirements you'll need to know for your test. Here we've gathered exactly what you need to know to pass your Georgia road test, so you can spend more of your valuable time with friends and family and less time scouring the internet for information. Things to Know Before Your Georgia Road Test First, you need to make sure you have a road test appointment scheduled ahead of time. There are no walk-ins. You can easily schedule your Georgia road test here if you haven't yet. A few things to note: Make sure you have a valid email address. This is where they'll send your road test confirmation. When you book online, the system offers the first available appointment. You can take your road test at any Georgia Department of Driver Services that...
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Why is the wait for a California DMV appointment so long?

Why is the wait for a California DMV appointment so long?

  Most people dread going to the California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) and avoid it as long as humanly possible. Even if you decide to make a California DMV appointment, chances are you may have to wait weeks, if not months, for that appointment. Here is data we have on appointment trends that will help you save time when you book your next DMV appointment. And if you remember one thing from this post, book an appointment, there's no excuse. Consider even express appointments options if you're in a pinch. What our California DMV appointment data reveals... We recently booked our 1000th California DMV appointment for folks looking to take driving tests, renew licenses, or register vehicles - like you! Our YoGov data team wanted to better understand just how long people had to wait for an appointment at the DMV.   🎈 2018 update: Here are the latest wait times for an DMV appointment online.   By now, we know that most California residents have learned that booking...
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The Longest DMV Wait Times in California

The Longest DMV Wait Times in California

The Longest DMV Wait Times In California There can be quite a bit of confusion and misinformation with walk-in wait times at California DMV's: just when is the best time to visit? And how long can the waits actually be? We decided to crunch the numbers to understand exactly how long people have to wait at when walking into DMV's across California. We put together charts that help explain this based on thousands of wait times collected from 11/28 to 12/2 in 2016. Here's what we learned. Be sure to read to the end to learn how to cut down on your DMV wait times completely. Also, above all else, book an appointment to cut down on your wait time! Yes, California DMV wait times can be over 3 hours Of the thousands of average California DMV wait times we collected throughout the week at around 40 California DMV locations, we can confidently say this: There are some very unfortunate wait times. In the chart below,...
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Wait Times at the DMV Explained: Why it Feels Like Torture

Wait Times at the DMV Explained: Why it Feels Like Torture

In 2012, the NYTimes published a story titled "Why Waiting is Torture". We have taken a look at the science behind waiting and expectations based on this NYTimes article, why the DMV feels like one of the worst culprits, and how you can avoid this torture completely. "Why Waiting is Torture" According to Alex Stone, who wrote this NYTimes Opinion piece in 2012, "the experience of waiting, whether for luggage or groceries, is defined only partly by the objective length of the wait". His example was this: Some years ago, Houston airport executives were receiving a large amount of complaints about waiting at baggage claim. When the Executives analyzed the data, they found that on average, passengers spent 1 minute getting from their arrival gate to baggage claim. At baggage claim, the spent an average of 7 minutes waiting for their bags. The solution: The airport moved the arrival gates further away from baggage claim. Instead of waiting at baggage claim, passengers spent that idle time...
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Ultimate Guide to Renewing CA Driver’s License

Ultimate Guide to Renewing CA Driver’s License

Everything you need to know about your California Driver License Renewal Wondering what you need and how you can renew your California Driver's License? Read on! Here are some basic facts on your driver's license: Your California driver's license expires every 5 years on your birthday (or until the date you're legally authorized to stay in USA ) To be eligible to renew your license, it must expire within 60 days or already be expired - the California DMV will mail you a renewal notice 2 months before the expiration You can renew your license online even if it is expired You can renew your driver's license online, in-person or by mail depending on the status of your driver's license (valid, expired, lost) and your age - each renewal process is outlined below How do you renew your California driver’s license online? You are eligible for online renewal if you: Are not changing your address Are not on driving suspension or probation Have a driver's license from only one state Have not violated a...
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