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In order to apply for your Driver's License you must first pass a written test. The driver's manual is the book that provides the information you need to know in order to pass your written test and to get your driver's permit. It is important to read the manual because Section 2 and 3 have pertinent information necessary to pass this test.

Information Covered in the Manual

The manual provides information regarding different types of licenses, state traffic laws, road signs, safe driving information and regulations - all of which will help you drive safely and successfully. For example:

  • You must pull over and stop at the side of the road for any emergency vehicle with its lights or sirens on
  • Signs in yellow with black lettering and symbols are usually warning signs

Sections of the Manual

There are several chapters within each part of the manual. The 3 major sections include:

  1. Information about licenses and owning a vehicle
  2. Traffic laws and regulations
  3. Safe driving suggestions

You can download a copy of the Driver's Manual for more detailed information.

Where to Get a Hard Copy of the Manual

Please see the Driver's Manual Here for an online copy of the manual and practice quizzes for each chapter OR the manual is available to purchase at any DHS&MV office.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

As well as reading the manual, It is important to review all information regarding acquiring a Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Please use the following links to gain more knowledge about the licensing process.

Submitted by carlosswifeyy on 26th Jul 2012

DO THEY DRUG TEST?

DO THEY DRUG TEST?

Submitted by carlosswifeyy on 26th Jul 2012

i cant get register my car

i cant get register my car because i dont have insurance. i cant get insurance because i dont have a license. i cant get my license because i dont have a car that is registered and insured. what a big loop hole !! anyone have adive ?

Submitted by victoriakl19 on 2nd Oct 2013

You would have to get your

You would have to get your license , by taking your driving test in another car ,(not the one you are trying to get insurance for)

Submitted by Anonymous on 14th Mar 2011

i am 27 and never had my

i am 27 and never had my drivers license do i have to have a permit or not

Submitted by bdoughty on 1st Aug 2012

You dot necessarily need a

You dot necessarily need a permit, just go in for a first time license, theyll make you take the written test and after passing you can take the driving test, after 45 minutes.

Submitted by Anonymous on 18th Mar 2011

no you have to have a permit

no you have to have a permit for at least 6 months before you can get you dl.

Submitted by liennguyen on 6th Jul 2009

i would like to make an

i would like to make an appointment to take the permit license

Submitted by misamerica12 on 11th Jun 2009

how can i make an appoinment

how can i make an appoinment to get my permit?

Submitted by althamese on 27th Mar 2009

hey, im a 11th grader at

hey, im a 11th grader at liberty county high scholl and it is a pleasure to drive...

Submitted by melgarsl on 17th Mar 2009

i would like to know about

i would like to know about florida

Submitted by Anonymous on 1st Apr 2011

go to obt in orlando..have

go to obt in orlando..have $20 on you and you can get a personal tour guide

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Submitted by Deebabi_22 on 28th Jan 2009

I'm ready to start

I'm ready to start driving!!

Submitted by jermaine on 6th Feb 2009

i wat to take the test

i wat to take the test

Submitted by ChaRan Boone on 24th Jan 2009

I'm ready to get on the

I'm ready to get on the road....And be an INDEPENT!!!woman!!!!

Submitted by Anonymous on 1st Apr 2011

stick with your mom for a few

stick with your mom for a few more years hun..take a few spelling tests..get 1st place in the spelling bee..take a drug test..and you'll be ready to go!!!!

Submitted by MissWhyteChocolate on 27th Jan 2009

It's I.N.D.E.P.E.N.D.E.N.T

It's I.N.D.E.P.E.N.D.E.N.T