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The Washington Driving Test
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Driving test Tips
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
The Washington state driving test includes parallel parking. You can parallel park on the street with real cars. Or you could park between four tall plastic poles (called stanchions) in a parking lot. You should take your test at a testing location where they parallel park between four poles instead of on the street. Why?
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
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
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
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,
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."