33. Driving in the United States

Driving in the U.S. can be confusing not because of all the rules and laws that must follow, but also because of driving customs. people in the U.S. are really dependent on cars to get to work and school. In most American workers spend an hour driving to each day. In order to drive in the .S., you have to go to your local Department Motor Vehicles first, and take a written test get your learner's permit. If you pass this , you can practice driving so you can pass road test and get your license. The Department Motor Vehicles or DMV has free booklets you go and get to study for your learner's . You can also access the information online and take a practice written exam. To prepare for road test, you can have a friend teach to drive or pay to take classes at driving school. You cannot, however, practice driving by . If you are caught driving with only a 's permit, you can get into trouble with the .

Once you get your driver's license in one , you can use it drive in all of United States. Wherever you drive, you will see posted along the road indicating the speed limit. numbers are not a suggestion. Generally you can faster on a highway than on local streets. police use special equipment to detect your speed. they detect you are speeding or driving over speed limit, police can stop you and give a ticket. You will have to pay a and some of the fines are more than . The lines painted on the road are not to keep cars in their lanes. They send message. For example, a double solid yellow line that it is against the law to pass car here.