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DMV Launches Retooled Young Driver Webpage


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Office of Public Affairs
2415 First Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 657-6437

June 5, 2012

New Site Educates Teens on Driver Safety, Saving Money and Getting into College

Sacramento - A new website designed to show young drivers and their parents motoring tips, suggestions, and resources has been launched by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The new site, called Let's Get it Started has been developed specifically with young drivers in mind.

The webpage explains how to apply for a driver license, the cost, and specific instructions for young drivers. Teens can find out how to make an appointment, find a field office and calculate fees to register their vehicle.

And, parents can learn about their roles and responsibilities including useful information to help young drivers stay safe on the road.

In addition to driving safety, DMV also provides helpful tips and resources on low cost insurance, how to save gas, preparing for college and getting a job.

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  • Checklist for Vehicle Registration
  • Apply for a Provisional Permit
  • Practice Written Test
  • Distracted Driving
  • Money Saving Tips
  • Preparing for College
  • Joining the Workforce

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Don't Stand In Line, Go Online! Doing business with the DMV has never been easier. The DMV offers an array of services to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through its Web site (, including online appointments for written and drive tests; vehicle registration and driver license renewals, selection of personalized license plates, changes of address and payment of fees via secure debit transactions. Customers can also effect transactions by calling DMV customer service at (800) 777-0133. DMV is a department under the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.


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