If you are excited about the prospect of driving and getting your license, you first need to get your permit by passing the Kansas driver’s written test. The goal of the test is to show the state that you have the knowledge needed to be safe and responsible when you are behind the wheel. Passing the test is essential if you want to have your permit, and that might be worrying you. Many people feel that they have trouble with written tests, but the truth of the matter might simply be that they do not know how to prepare properly. Let’s look at a simple and effective way to get ready for the test so you can pass it the first time.

The driver’s manual

All of the information you need when it comes to driving safely and in accordance with the laws is in the Kansas Driving Handbook. In addition, the handbook is where the state gets all of their questions for the written test. As long as you study the manual, you will have all of the answers that you need for the test. It covers the parking laws, traffic laws, road signs, and safety information. By putting in the time to study the book, it will make it easier to pass the test.

One of the nice things about the modern age is the fact that you don’t have to get a physical copy of the manual. Just download the PDF to your computer. You can put it on your phone, your tablet, and your e-reader as well. This will allow you to access it to study no matter where you might be.

Online tests

Of course, studying the manual is just the beginning. You also need to see just how well you are actually retaining the information that you have read. The best way to do that is to take some online tests. DMV Written Test provides you with several tests for the Kansas driver’s written exam. To pass the test, you need to score at least 80%.

The best way to use the online tests is to first study the manual and then take a practice exam to see how well you retain the information. Learn the answers to the questions you got wrong and learn why you got them wrong. Then, you can take another practice test to see how much better you do.

Get an app

In today’s world, there’s an app for that, including helping you prepare for your written exam. You can find apps for all of the different devices on the market that have information, test questions, and more. Two of the options you might want to consider include Drivers Ed app and DMV Permit Test.

A final tip

Never rush through your test. You want to take your time so you can read all of the questions and answers so you can choose the right one. They aren’t trying to trick you with the questions, and when you slow down, you will see that you actually know the answers. Good luck on the test!

This article originally appeared on YourMechanic.com as How to Prepare for the Kansas Driver’s Written Test and was authored by Valerie Johnston.

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