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California Senior Driver

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Immediate Attention:

You will need a federal compliant card such as a passport, military ID, or REAL ID to board a domestic flight or access some federal facilities beginning October 1, 2020. The DMV started offering REAL ID driver licenses and ID cards on January 22, 2018. A field office visit is required to apply for a REAL ID.

The information on the following pages has been developed specifically for senior drivers. DMV wants you to maintain your driving independence for as long as you can safely drive. These pages offer links to helpful information on this website and to other senior driver websites.

Pedestrian Safety

Other Information

Senior Ombudsman Program

Mature Driver Improvement Programs (Driver training programs specifically developed for senior drivers.)

Selecting a Driving School (Developed for teen drivers but the information for selecting a driving school is useful for all drivers.)

Local DMV Driver Safety Offices

Local DMV Field Offices

Did You Know
There are more than 5.5 million drivers over the age of 55 in California?
More than 2.5 million are 70 or older.

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