<p>I know this sounds pretty stupid but , basically i don't know how to drive a car or anything about them. I'm a fairly quick learner(self-taught myself several languages), but i just simply don't know where to start. I would greatly appreciate it, If someone could post a few links of videos showing how to drive and what i'm expected to know on the driving test. As well as a guide or something telling me what i should know for the written part would help as well.</p>

<p>thanks in advance</p>

<p>Why don't you take a driver's ed course? I'm sure that would be much more helpful than Youtube videos.</p>

<p>Because i don't have anyone to take me to one, My parents don't come home till 8/9 pm and they only have 20mins or so every few days to sit in the car with me. So when do they drive with me, i want to make it count.</p>

<p>If you have an automatic transmission, it's simple. Go pick up a copy of Forza 2 or 3 and play it from first-person mode. It sounds dumb, but the physics in the game are very realistic and will basically teach you how to drive. That's how I learned. Once you get in the car, find the gas, brake, and wheel and just drive. Make sure you know the rules of the road first, although most are self-explanatory. </p>

<p>If you have a manual transmission, you are soooooo ****ed. Good luck :)</p>

<p>Sign up for a driving school, the kind that picks you up from your house. </p>

<p>My road test is next month, and I learned mainly by just watching my parents. ~~</p>

<p>The hardest part is backing up while turning.</p>

<p>Uh..just because you're a quick learner doesn't mean you'll be a good driver (no offense).<br>
I don't think vids will help much; this is all about experience. For the written test i think it depends on what state you're in. So i can't give you too much info on that unless you're from NJ.</p>

<p>You really should have your parents help you. But since they're busy you should really go to a driving school. Is there a driving school that picks you up from your house?</p>

<p>You need to sign up for driver's education. In order to take your permit test and driver's test in California, you are obligated to have written proof by the instructors that you completed both the class (for the permit test) and a certain amount of hours behind the wheel (for the driving test). The regulations may be different for other states, but both of those components are almost essential.</p>

<p>unfortunately i don't have a driving school near me, i practically live in the middle of no-where, well at-least one that's willing to go and pick me up.
The forza idea sounds good, did that seriously work? sounds pretty far-fetched to me, i mean i know its a simulation but does it really
"feel" like the real thing?</p>