12/24/14: New time limit for driver license knowledge exams

December 24, 2014
Brenna Haggar, Manager of Public Affairs
(727) 902-9666

New time limit for driver license knowledge exams

Beginning January 5, 2015, customers will have 60 minutes to complete the knowledge exam

CLEARWATER, FL, DECEMBER 24, 2014 ­– Beginning Monday, January 5, 2015, Florida residents taking the driver license knowledge exam will have a new 60 minute time limit to complete the 50-question electronic test. The new time limit is a technical directive from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

Residents must pass the knowledge exam along with an in-vehicle road test to obtain a Florida driver license. The knowledge exam is multiple choice and includes questions about road signs and driver safety.

Residents are strongly encouraged to study the recently revised driver license manual to prepare properly for the exam. Handbooks and practice tests are available at http://floridadmvbooklet.com.

For more information, please call the Pinellas County Tax Collector’s office at (727) 464-7777 or email taxcollector@taxcollect.com.

ABOUT THE PINELLAS COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR¹S OFFICE: The Pinellas County Tax Collector¹s Office is a constitutionally elected office. Responsibilities include collecting and distributing state and local taxes and providing driver license and motor vehicle registration services to Pinellas County residents. The Office received the 2013 Governor¹s Sterling Award for performance excellence. For more information visit www.taxcollect.com/newsroom.

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