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Get five video lessons that show you the basics of the Washington state driving test, delivered right into your email inbox. The free version gives you a broad overview as well as driving test tips. It includes one bonus lesson from the premium version of the course.

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Premium Version of the Washington State Driving Test prep course

The premium version of the course goes far beyond the basics that are in the free course. The premium version gives all the details, and teaches you exactly what to do on each part of the driving test in order to pass.

Driving test Tips

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Backing around a corner on the Washington state driving test

Well, it looks like it’s time to write a post about backing around a corner. I’ve been getting a lot of questions about this one, so here goes. If you’re taking a driving test in Washington state, you’ll have to back around a corner This is called the backing maneuver or just simply “backing”. The

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How to Change Lanes on your Driving Test

Changing lanes is pretty easy on the Washington state driving test, there are only a couple of things you need to remember. Whenever you change lanes, you need to do the head check procedure to check your blind spot. Here’s what you need to do: Turn on your turn signal Check your side mirror Look

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How to do a Complete Stop on your Driving Test

You have to come to a full and complete stop on your driving test. If you don’t come to a complete stop at a stop sign or red light, it’s an automatic failure. In a complete stop, there is zero movement. In other words, the car is completely at rest. It’s not going forward. It’s

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Using Good Vision is Key to Passing Your WA Driving Test

Jake was sure he passed his Washington driving test. Parallel parking… Nailed it! Backing around the corner? He could have done it with his eyes closed. Jake had failed his first test, and since then he had put in a lot of time practicing. Last time he was winging it. This time he knew what

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Automatic Fails on Your Driving Test

Sarah was having a great day. She was halfway through her Washington driving test and felt like she had everything under control. She had just finished the best parallel parking job of her life. The driving examiner had even given her a thumbs-up. She felt like she did pretty good on backing around a corner,

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“Hi, I’m John. I’m going to show you how to pass the Washington State Driving Test.

I'm a Master Examiner, and I used to train driving examiners for DOL. I also did “check-rides” with examiners to make sure they were delivering the test properly. Over time I realized that the whole thing could be simplified. If you follow a few simple rules and procedures, and get plenty of driving practice, passing the Washington driving test is easy.

I made this website to help people prepare for the driving test. I hope that it helps you."
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John Clabaugh
Creator, Washington State Driving Test