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Is it compulsory to have a medical certificate for obtaining a learner’s license?
- Yes, a medical certificate would be required to be produced, in case of commercial vehicle
Will I be asked to drive a vehicle for a learner’s license?
- No, you shall not have to undergo a driving test at this stage.
How does the Learner’s license authorize me to drive?
- It allows you to learn to drive with a regular and experienced driver of your choice. If you want
to drive a motor car or a two-wheeler, this should be along with a friend, relative or an instructor
of a driving school who holds a valid driving license. If you wish to become a professional driver
and drive commercial, passenger, or goods vehicles, you will have to get yourself trained at a
driving school duly recognized by the Transport Department.
How long is a Learner’s license valid?
- The Learner’s license is valid for up to six months. The permanent license should be applied for,
after 30 days and before 6 Months from the date of issue of the learner’s license.
Is a Learner’s License valid outside Goa?
- Yes, it is valid throughout India.
Is the Learner’s License renewable?
- No, Learner’s License is valid only for 6 months from the date of issue.
Where should I learn driving from?
- The driving training should be imparted by a person who possesses a permanent driving
license. If you are interested in getting yourself trained from a Motor Driving School, a list of
Motor Driving Schools approved by the government could be referred to.
Is it compulsory to obtain driving training from a Motor Driving School?
- No, in the case of private or non-commercial vehicles, it is not compulsory. However, in the case of commercial vehicles, it is compulsory because the Motor Driving School has to issue Form No.5 for a commercial driving license.
What are the precautions to be taken by a learner’s license holder?
The following points need to be kept in mind by a Learner’s License holder:
- The learner’s license holder should get training under the supervision of a Permanent driving license holder.
The learner license holder has to display the symbol –L in a Red color that should be visible from a distance.
In the case of commercial vehicles, the learner licensee has to undergo training either from Government Motor Driving School or Motor Driving Schools authorized by the State Government.
In addition to practical training, the learner’s license holder should also learn about the vehicles’ mechanism, road symbols or signs, etc. If you are learning how to drive a two-wheeler, you cannot carry any other person on the pillion except for your instructor.
Are there any specific rules to be observed while learning or training?
- Yes, there are two rules. The first is that you must paste or paint an ‘L’ sign at the back and front of your vehicle in red, on a white background and the second is that you must at all times be accompanied by a person holding a regular license. Secondly, if you are learning how to drive a two-wheeler, you cannot carry any other person on the pillion except your instructor.
How should I prepare for the driving test?
- Apart from the obvious driving skills, you will be tested on your ability to maneuver your vehicle in a crowded area. The theoretical part of the test pertains to your ability to recognize road signs, simple queries about the assemblies, and signals, sensors, and indicators of the vehicle systems.
When will I be issued the driving license?
- After a successful driving test, your finger impression and photographs will be taken. Thereafter you will be issued the driving license on the same day. A fee of ₹90/- is charged for the driving license photo card. The application form along with other documents is retained at the zonal office.
Can my instructor accompany me to the test?
- No, an instructor cannot accompany you to your test. The test of competence to drive shall be conducted by the Inspector of the Transport Department subject to the provision of sub-section (6) of Section 9, the applicant shall furnish a serviceable vehicle of the class to which the application refers provided such vehicle is equipped with a braking device which shall be easily accessible to the testing officer and present himself for the test in accordance with rule 7 (2) of the Goa Motor Vehicle Rules 1991.