Scoring summary for electronic notification

Please see below for a list of the items that  may cause you to lose points on your road test

 

Notes

 

CDL (Commercial Vehicles)

If you failed the pre-trip inspection, please review Section 11 of the Commercial Driver's Manual 

If you failed the basic control skills portion of your test, please review Section 12 of the Commercial Driver's Manual

If you failed the on-road driving portion of your test, please review Section 13 of the Commercial Driver's Manual

 

Class D & M applicants

If you fail a road test, your learner permit remains valid until the expiration date. If your learner permit expires before your next road test, you must get a new learner permit. 

 

 

Class D (Passenger Vehicles)

 

 

Error categoryError on scoring sheetDescription of errorSection of driver manual describing error
Leaving CurbFails to observeFails to check error or blind spotChapter 6:   Passing
Chapter 7:   Parallel parking
Fails to signalFails to use signal when pulling away from curbChapter 6:   Passing
Chapter 7:   Parallel parking
Uses mirror only/fails to check blind spotFails to turn head to check blind spotChapter 6:   Passing
Chapter 7:   Parallel parking
Turning and IntersectionsPoor judgement approaching or at intersectionsThis could include poor judgment in speed, stopping, signaling, turning, or observing not properly reacting to a situationChapter 4:   Traffic control
Chapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Fails to stop near center of intersection when waiting to make a left turnFails to make proper left turn from center of intersectionChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Turning rightApplicant turned too wide or applicant turned too short based on size of road and lanesChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Turning leftApplicant turned too wide or applicant turned too short based on size of road and lanesChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Inattentive to trafficThis includes failure to note signs, signals, and/or lane-markings and other vehiclesChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Parking, Backing, and U-TurnsFails to signalFails to signal intention for turns, properly signal, or signal in a timely mannerChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Fails to adequately observe/use cautionFails to observe and adjust as needed to traffic or pedestriansChapter 8:   Defensive driving
Chapter 11: Sharing the road
Unable to park properlyFails to complete the park maneuver with proper positionChapter 7:   Parallel parking
Unable to make a 3-point turnFails to complete a 3 point turn correctlyChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Excessive space for parking/too far from curbFinal position is too far from the curb or uses excessive space to parkChapter 7:   Parallel parking
Excessive maneuvers while parking and/or making a 3-point turnExcessive maneuvers required to complete park or 3 point turnChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Chapter 7:   Parallel parking
Driving in TrafficFails to keep rightFails to maintain position to the right while drivingChapter 4:   Traffic control
Improper lane of trafficFails to use the correct lane when drivingChapter 4:   Traffic control
Follows too closelyFails to keep proper distance when following another vehicleChapter 8:   Defensive driving
Speed excessive for conditionsConditions include traffic, weather, and road conditionChapter 10: Special driving conditions
Too slow/impeded traffic flowFails to maintain proper speed, impeding flow of traffic. Chapter 4:   Traffic control
Fails to yield right-of-way to pedestrians/otherFails to yield right of way to others when requiredChapter 4:   Traffic control
Poor judgement in trafficFails to make safe or prudent proper traffic decisions Chapter 4:   Traffic control
When changing lanes, fails to observe, use caution, and/or signalFails to change lanes properly or safelyChapter 6:   Passing
Fails to anticipate the action of pedestrians/otherFails to observe and anticipate hazards of pedestrians or other trafficChapter 11: Sharing the road
Fails to anticipate potential hazardsFails to anticipate road hazards such as obstructions or road damageChapter 8:   Defensive driving
Vehicle ControlRepeated StallingFails to maintain control of gears and clutch resulting in repeated stalls 
Poor engine control/accelerationOperating acceleration roughly or poor use of accelerator/brake pedals 
Poor steering controlThis includes poor control while turning, straight driving, or during maneuvers 
Delayed braking/abrupt brakingWaiting too long to brake or continual braking 
Poor use of gears (automatic or manual)Operating vehicle with poor gear selection or unable to engage vehicle gears 
Poor clutch controlsFailing to utilize clutch properly to operate in correct gear and/or coasting in neutral 
Poor reactions to emergenciesFails to react to emergency situations in trafficChapter 8:   Defensive driving
Chapter 10: Special driving conditions
Unfamiliar with controlsThis includes wipers, defrosters, lights, windows.

 

 

Class M (Motorcycles)

Error categoryError on scoring sheetDescription of errorSection of driver manual describing error
Leaving CurbFails to observeFails to check error or blind spotChapter 6:   Passing
Chapter 7:   Parallel parking
Fails to signalFails to use signal when pulling away from curbChapter 6:   Passing
Chapter 7:   Parallel parking
Uses mirror only/fails to check blind spotFails to turn head to check blind spotChapter 6:   Passing
Chapter 7:   Parallel parking
Turning and IntersectionsPoor judgement approaching or at intersectionsThis could include poor judgment in speed, stopping, signaling, turning, or observing not properly reacting to a situationChapter 4:   Traffic control
Chapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Fails to stop near center of intersection when waiting to make a left turnFails to make proper left turn from center of intersectionChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Turning rightApplicant turned too wide or applicant turned too short based on size of road and lanesChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Turning leftApplicant turned too wide or applicant turned too short based on size of road and lanesChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Inattentive to trafficThis includes failure to note signs, signals, and/or lane-markings and other vehiclesChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Parking, Backing, and U-TurnsFails to signalFails to signal intention for turns, properly signal, or signal in a timely mannerChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Fails to adequately observe/use cautionFails to observe and adjust as needed to traffic or pedestriansChapter 8:   Defensive driving
Chapter 11: Sharing the road
Unable to park properlyFails to complete the park maneuver with proper positionChapter 7:   Parallel parking
Unable to make a 3-point turnFails to complete a 3 point turn correctlyChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Excessive space for parking/too far from curbFinal position is too far from the curb or uses excessive space to parkChapter 7:   Parallel parking
Excessive maneuvers while parking and/or making a 3-point turnExcessive maneuvers required to complete park or 3 point turnChapter 5:   Intersections and turns
Chapter 7:   Parallel parking
Driving in TrafficFails to keep rightFails to maintain position to the right while drivingMotorcycle Manual
Improper lane of trafficFails to use the correct lane when drivingMotorcycle Manual
Follows too closelyFails to keep proper distance when following another vehicleChapter 8:   Defensive driving
Speed excessive for conditionsConditions include traffic, weather, and road conditionChapter 10: Special driving conditions
Too slow/impeded traffic flowFails to maintain proper speed, impeding flow of traffic. Chapter 4:   Traffic control
Fails to yield right-of-way to pedestrians/otherFails to yield right of way to others when requiredChapter 4:   Traffic control
Poor judgement in trafficFails to make safe or prudent proper traffic decisions Chapter 4:   Traffic control
When changing lanes, fails to observe, use caution, and/or signalFails to change lanes properly or safelyChapter 6:   Passing
Fails to anticipate the action of pedestrians/otherFails to observe and anticipate hazards of pedestrians or other trafficChapter 11: Sharing the road
Fails to anticipate potential hazardsFails to anticipate road hazards such as obstructions or road damageChapter 8:   Defensive driving
Vehicle ControlRepeated StallingFails to maintain control of gears and clutch resulting in repeated stallsMotorcycle Manual
Poor engine control/accelerationOperating acceleration roughly or poor use of accelerator/brake pedalsMotorcycle Manual
Poor steering controlThis includes poor control while turning, straight driving, or during maneuversMotorcycle Manual
Delayed braking/abrupt brakingWaiting too long to brake or continual brakingMotorcycle Manual
Poor use of gears (automatic or manual)Operating vehicle with poor gear selection or unable to engage vehicle gearsMotorcycle Manual
Poor clutch controlsFailing to utilize clutch properly to operate in correct gear and/or coasting in neutralMotorcycle Manual
Poor reactions to emergenciesFails to react to emergency situations in trafficChapter 8:   Defensive driving
Chapter 10: Special driving conditions
Unfamiliar with controlsThis includes wipers, defrosters, lights, windows.

Motorcycle Manual

MotorcyclePoor balanceDemonstrates poor balance, including poor control of the vehicle or placing foot on ground Motorcycle Manual
Unable to complete maneuvers
Fails to complete maneuvers as instructed
Motorcycle Manual
Fails to observe or use cautionFails to observe traffic, use mirrors, or check blind spots while performing maneuvers. Motorcycle Manual
Poor circleRider did not perform a smooth, continuous circleMotorcycle Manual
Poor figure-8Rider did not perform a smooth, continuous figure-8Motorcycle Manual
Fails to maintain proper lane position in trafficRider's position within the lane is inconsistent or improperMotorcycle Manual
Weaving in trafficRider fails to stay within their lane, or rides between lanes of trafficMotorcycle Manual