Driver Education and Safety

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Preparing for a knowledge or drive test? Questions about traffic laws, safe driving practices, or driver requirements? We’re here to help! These resources are a great place to start with all of your questions about driving in California.

In This Section

Educational Materials

We offer a variety of handbooks, videos, how-tos, and sample tests to help you understand the requirements for getting a driver’s license, learn about safe driving, know the rules of the road, and prepare for your knowledge and driving drive tests.

Driver Training Schools

Driver training schools provide classroom education and behind-the-wheel training to help you gain the foundational skills, experience, and confidence you need to pass your driving drive test and become a safe driver for life.

Driver Guides

DMV has developed a series of driver guides for teens, seniors, commercial truck drivers, motorcyclists, and more, full of practical tips and guidance for safe and lawful driving.

Medical Conditions and Driving

Find the guidelines, requirements, and restrictions for driving with different medical conditions, including dementia, diabetes, vision conditions, and more. 

DMV Safety Guidelines and Actions

Learn more about our safety guidelines and the actions we take in cases of DUI, negligence, fraud, deteriorated driving abilities, and more. You can also find information about your financial responsibility (insurance) requirements. 

Driver Safety Offices

Driver Safety offices are for drivers requesting administrative hearings or drivers who are scheduled for departmental re-examinations.