Special Interest Driver Guides

Teen Driver

The California Driver’s Handbook has all you need to know about the rules of the road, but what about the more practical considerations of everyday driving? Our specialized driving guides can help.

In This Section

New to California

Welcome to California! Learn how to register an out-of-state vehicle, what you will need to get a California license, what to do if you’re moving, and more.


Information for teens (and parents!) about the ins and outs of getting a driver’s license (DL) for the first time and becoming a smart and safe driver.


Build on your strengths and review the rules of the road so you can continue to drive safely for as long as possible.

People with Disabilities

Learn more about working with an interpreter, conducting business with your service animal, how to apply for Disabled Person Parking Placards, and more.

Veterans & Active Duty Military

Find out how DMV can help connect eligible veterans and active duty military with entitled benefits and services.


Refine your skills and sharpen your focus so you are ready to hit the road on a motorcycle or moped.

Truck Drivers

Prepare for the road with safety checks so you can identify hazards and get to know your truck.

Boat & Vessel Owners

Register your vessel, navigate a sale, and learn about water safety so you are ready to set sail.

Bicyclists & Pedestrians

Prepare yourself to share the road by practicing proper safety, handling techniques, and more.

Moving Out of State

Make sure you have everything in order to successfully move and transfer your vehicle to another State.