MA Driver's License Testing Services

You’ve put a lot of hard work into learning how to drive, and now it’s time for “The Big Test.” This can be a pretty stressful time but The Next Street has several options that will make your testing day easier and more convenient. You’re almost there, and with The Next Street, we’ll get through the driver’s license test together.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE LICENSE TEST

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THE AGENT FROM THE RMV DOESN’T WANT YOU TO FAIL
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REMEMBER YOUR TRAINING
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KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT BEFOREHAND (SEE BELOW)

**Our Recommendation**

2-Hr Behind the Wheel Lesson + Meet At The RMV

Product Breakdown

  • $350 + RMV Fees
  • This package includes one 2-hour Behind The Wheel Lesson prior to your test. 
  • Our Licensed Instructor will meet you at the Springfield RMV.
  • We will fulfill the Sponsorship requirement
  • You can add this product on at the time of enrollment or through the student portal. Once purchased and booked at the RMV please call us to let us know the date time and location so we can check our availability.

What to Expect on Your 2-HR Behind The Wheel Lesson

  • You will be covering the skills and maneuvers needed to succeed on the test.
  • Your licensed driving instructor will be able to evaluate any areas that need more work as well as provide expert feedback and guidance to help improve them. 
  • You can work on any driving skills of your choosing that you think need refining in preparation for your test. 

What to Expect on Test Day

  • Arrive 30 minutes in advance and check in with our Licensed Instructor
  • The Licensed Instructor will be able to answer any last minute questions you may have
  • Remember, the test is an evaluation of your skills as a driver. The test will evaluate:
    • Pre-trip safe set up (Adjusting seat, mirrors, seatbelt)
    • Response to traffic signs and signals (Yielding, making complete stops, following traffic lights and choosing lanes correctly)
    • Response to other motorists (Defensive Driving)
    • Parking maneuvers (Including pull-in, back-in and parallel)
    • 3-Point Turn/k-turn
    • Basic driving proficiency (Accelerating, breaking and turning)
    • Other driving maneuvers at the discretion of the inspector (Driving on hills, highway driving, city driving or any other skill the inspector wants to test)

Canceling and Rescheduling

  • If you need to cancel your test please do so 72 hours in advance (or the Tuesday before) or you will be subject to our late cancelation fee of $80
  • If you need to reschedule please call us at (413) 642-1475
  • If you fail your license test, you won't be able to test again for 2 weeks from your fail date, call us to reschedule

Please Note:

  • Learning to drive requires extensive practice outside of your lesson(s) with us. RMV requires 40+ hours of practice for teen drivers and we strongly recommend the same for learners of all ages. You can schedule more lessons through the student portal or by calling 413.642.1475

More Testing Options

Test at The Next Street

Product Breakdown

  • $99 + RMV Fees
  • The RMV will come to one of our locations and test you
  • You will use our vehicle to test in
  • We will fulfill the RMV Sponsorship requirement
  • The test will be 10-15 minutes however we are at the whim of the RMV and their agent
  • Once the product is purchased, call us to book. You will be added to a list based on your eligibility date which is based on your permit and age.

What to Expect on Test Day

  • Arrive 15 minutes in advance and check in with our Testing Host
  • The Testing Host will be able to answer any last minute questions you may have
  • Remember, the test is an evaluation of your skills as a driver. The test will evaluate:
    • Pre-trip safe set up (Adjusting seat, mirrors, seatbelt)
    • Response to traffic signs and signals (Yielding, making complete stops, following traffic lights and choosing lanes correctly)
    • Response to other motorists (Defensive Driving)
    • Parking maneuvers (Including pull-in, back-in and parallel)
    • 3-Point Turn/k-turn
    • Basic driving proficiency (Accelerating, breaking and turning)
    • Other driving maneuvers at the discretion of the inspector (Driving on hills, highway driving, city driving or any other skill the inspector wants to test)

Canceling and Rescheduling

  • If you need to cancel your test please do so 72 hours in advance (or the Tuesday before) or you will be subject to our late cancelation fee of $80
  • If you need to reschedule please call us at (413) 642-1475
  • If you fail your license test, you won't be able to test again for 2 weeks from your fail date, call us to reschedule

We Meet You at The RMV

Product Breakdown

  • $200 + RMV Fees
  • Our Licensed Instructor will meet you at the Springfield RMV.
  • We will fulfill the Sponsorship requirement
  • You can add this product on at the time of enrollment or through the student portal. Once purchased and booked at the RMV please call us to let us know the date time and location so we can check our availability.

What to Expect on Test Day

  • Arrive 30 minutes in advance and check in with our Licensed Instructor
  • The Licensed Instructor will be able to answer any last minute questions you may have
  • Remember, the test is an evaluation of your skills as a driver. The test will evaluate:
    • Pre-trip safe set up (Adjusting seat, mirrors, seatbelt)
    • Response to traffic signs and signals (Yielding, making complete stops, following traffic lights and choosing lanes correctly)
    • Response to other motorists (Defensive Driving)
    • Parking maneuvers (Including pull-in, back-in and parallel)
    • 3-Point Turn/k-turn
    • Basic driving proficiency (Accelerating, breaking and turning)
    • Other driving maneuvers at the discretion of the inspector (Driving on hills, highway driving, city driving or any other skill the inspector wants to test)

Canceling and Rescheduling

  • If you need to cancel your test please do so 72 hours in advance or you will be subject to our late cancelation fee of $80
  • If you need to reschedule please call us at (413) 642-1475
  • If you fail your license test, you won't be able to test again for 2 weeks from your fail date, call us to reschedule

You Take Yourself To the RMV

Product Breakdown

  • $RMV Fees
  • If you feel ready to take on the licensing process yourself, we are here to support you if you have any questions, and of course wish you the best of luck!
  • If you are taking the test at the RMV, you cannot go to the RMV branch to schedule it; you must schedule your test online. Click here for the link.
  • When you schedule, you must pay the $35 State Testing Fee and the $50 license fee; the RMV accepts Visa or Mastercard. Both fees can be paid before or after your license test.
  • If you choose to go to the RMV on your own, you should download the MA Driver's Manual to prep for your test.

What to Expect on Test Day

  • Arrive 15 minutes early, and check in with the RMV staff
  • Remember, the test is an evaluation of your skills as a driver. The test will evaluate:
    • Pre-trip safe set up (Adjusting seat, mirrors, seatbelt)
    • Response to traffic signs and signals (Yielding, making complete stops, following traffic lights and choosing lanes correctly)
    • Response to other motorists (Defensive Driving)
    • Parking maneuvers (Including pull-in, back-in and parallel)
    • 3-Point Turn/k-turn
    • Basic driving proficiency (Accelerating, breaking and turning)
    • Other driving maneuvers at the discretion of the inspector (Driving on hills, highway driving, city driving or any other skill the inspector wants to test)

Canceling and Rescheduling

  • If you need to cancel your test you must do so through the RMV portal at least 72 hours in advance or you will be subject to their late cancelation fee of $35
  • If you pass you will handle all documentation at the RMV including taking your picture.
  • If you fail your license test, you must schedule a new test appointment at least two weeks after the failed test date. 

Vehicle Requirements

  • Vehicles used for a Class D or M road test must meet the following requirements and will be inspected before your test. This includes vehicles with an ignition interlock device, and vehicles with adaptive equipment for a competency test. Vehicles must:
  • Be in good working condition and be able to pass a safety check.
  • Have a valid registration and current inspection sticker.
  • Contain adequate seating accommodations next to the operator for the use of the examiner and have a rear seat behind the driver for the sponsor.
  • Must have a vehicle with a center console handbrake, no foot e-brakes allowed

Wait Times and Eligibility
  • If you are under 18 years old, you must meet all Junior Operator Requirements. In addition to successfully completing your Driver's Education program and obtaining 40 additional hours of supervised driving, you must have a valid learner's permit for at least 6 consecutive months before taking the road test and maintain a clean driving record for 6 consecutive months before you can receive your license.
  • If you are over 18 years old, you must hold a valid Driver's Permit before taking your Driver's License Test
     

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