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    Get a Learner Permit in Vermont

    Under Vermont's Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) system, you're eligible to begin driving at 15 years old. But before you can get behind the wheel you must first obtain a learner's permit.

    A) Ace a Few DMV Permit Practice Tests

    You'll want to prepare for the written test by taking multiple practice exams. All questions, both in form and content, mirror those found on the actual permit test. Questions and answers are directly based on information covered in Vermont's Driver License Manual.

    B) Gather Required Documents and Vermont Permit Fees

    Bring to the DMV on the day of your test:

    C) Take the Written Permit Test

    The DMV recommends making a test appointment with Central Scheduling at (802) 828-2085. Walk-ins will be accepted, but only if time allows. In addition to the written exam, you'll also take a vision test. Pass both and you'll leave with a learner's permit.

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