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DMV resumes regular road tests for drivers 15-17 years old

Published: May. 4, 2021 at 7:20 PM EDT
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) -With health safety conditions improving in North Carolina, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is resuming regular road tests this week.

This ends the Contactless Road Test program that had been required for 15-17 year-old drivers seeking their Level 3 Full Provisional license and a select group of other drivers who could not qualify for a road test waiver.

All drivers who already had been scheduled for a CRT should proceed with that appointment but be aware they will instead be taking a road test in regular traffic conditions, instead of the parking lots where CRTs were conducted.

Other 15-17 year old drivers who have had their Level 2 Limited License for at least six months can schedule an appointment at skiptheline.ncdot.gov, selecting Teen Level 3 as the process.

Other drivers who would have required a CRT appointment, including those who previously failed a road test, are governed by lawful and or legal presence status, or whose driving privileges were suspended when their previous license expired, should select Driver License – First Time for their appointment process.

All drivers will be required to wear a mask, as will the examiner and all testing drivers will have their temperature checked before beginning the road test.

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