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Applying for Your First Driving License in California

In order to get your first driving license in California or the learner permit as a young driver, you must apply and pass a written exam. Following are the requirements for a Driving Permit in the state of California:

  • The minimum age in California for a Driving Permit is 15-½ and under 18 years old.
  • Visit a California DMV office, complete and submit an original application form DL 44 (Only an original  DL 44 form will be accepted). The information required include the Social Security Number and the signature of both of your parents or guardians on this application DL 44. 
  • Stamp a thumb print
  • Have your photo taken
  • Your birth certificate (original or certified copy).
  • Provide your full legal name.
  • Provide proof that you have completed driver education and/or driver training and/or enrolled and participating in an approved integrated driver education/driver training program. This document must be signed by a licensed or authorized driving instructor.
  • Have your photo taken
  • Pass a vision exam. You must have at least 20/40 combined vision.
  • Pass a hearing test
  • Pass a traffic laws and sign test. You must get at least 38 questions right out of 46. You will have 3 chances to take the test, but if you fail a test you must wait 7 days before taking the test again. If you fail the test all 3 times, you must start over by filling out a new DL 44. The test is based in the traffic laws, signals and rules of the road of the California Driver Handbook, available in this page.
  • Pay for the exams.

    Use the following link to find a DMV Public Office near to your home in California:

    California - DMV Offices Locator

    California Driver's License: How to Pass the Written Test

    In order to earn your California Learner License, you must pass a DMV written exam about traffic laws, signals and road rules. You must have correct at least 80% of the questions.

    1. TRAFFIC LAWS: Applicants should distinguish between the different California laws regarding alcohol related laws, liability insurance laws, implied consent laws and right of pedestrians. They must know the penalties related with these laws, if any are violated. Applicants must be familiar with the steps involved normal driving procedures as changing lanes, parking, distances, right of way and different rules regarding speed limits, driving in highway, etc. They also must identify the proper procedure to following, in case of accident and emergencies

    2. SIGNALS TEST: Applicants should be able to recognize and act according to the different traffic signals used in California and USA. They must to know and differentiate the meaning of the sharps and the colors of the signs found in California (there are signs to inform, signs for guide, sign that warn of hazards and signs to regulate traffic). Also, applicants must understand the proper use of the pavement markings on streets and highways and know what to do and what the driver is allow to doing.

    3. RULES OF THE ROAD: But you need to do more than just obey the laws and traffic signs. You must know the traffic rules, driving practices and that help traffic move safely. Breaking these “rules of the road” is the major cause of collisions. You must care about the safety of others on the road. Everyone is responsible for avoiding collisions. Even if someone else does something wrong, you may be found responsible for a collision if you could have done something to avoid it.

    Practice makes perfect. Use our professional Practice Exams to ensure you know what to expect during the real California DMV Driving Permit Exam.

    This practice exam about TRAFFIC SIGNALS consists of 80 multiple choice questions & answers, including the most popular traffic signals used in California and USA. Time limit: 80 minutes. Password: USA1199

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    This practice exam consists of 80 multiple choice questions & answers about the California Driver Manual, Rules of the Road and Traffic Signs. Our Practice Exams are based on authentic California  permit test required for teen students under 18. The test were created re-writing actual California Permit test questions and format. Time limit: 120 minutes. Password: USA2468

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  • Read Here The California Driver Handbook

    Tired of looking for the official California Driver Handbook? Look no further! Below is the free online version of the latest California Driver Handbook you will find useful when studying for your California DMV Test. This DMV Manual is identical to the one available on the California DMV website, so you can be sure it’s up-to-date and completely legit. Depending on the speed of your Internet connection, this California DMV manual may take some time to load, so please be patient and give it a few moments.

    The California Driver Handbook will help you understand the basics of driving in California, road signs and rules for your state. Read here the California Driver Handbook using the following link (it will open a pop window). Good luck!


    Read here the Official California Drivers Handbook (updated 2016)

    California - DMV - Practice Test

    Download the Official California Drivers Handbook (PDF) CLICK HERE

    3 Practice Test - 240 New Questions - California

    Practice Test #3 Practice Test #4 Practice Test #5

    The Practice Permit Test #3, #4 and #5 are similar to the Practice Exam #2 (see above). They have been designed according with the California DMV Driver's Handbook. All the content areas are covered in these practice mock exams, providing you with a picture of what you need to brush up on before taking the actual exam. They are the best way to prepare for your actual Driving Permit Exam in California.

    These three NEW Practice exams, based on authentic permit test, will give you a new 240 multiple choice questions & right answers, about the all the road rules and traffic signals used in California and USA.

    Do not waste your time, waiting for your exam at the California DMV office and failing. Learn and practice the test questions HERE before you go and write this test. And pass in the first attempt.

     Pass the driver test and get your first driver's license is good, but this is not the most important. What is really important is knowing all the driving laws, traffic signals and rules of the road to protect your life and the lives of others, in any state of US.

    Deaths by traffic accidents is the number one cause of deaths due to unnatural causes in US. And these statistics could be diminished if each new driver knows and respects all the signs and rules of the road.

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