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What do I need before I can get my permit?

Before applying for a learner’s permit, you should study the Minnesota Driver’s Manual, which covers the following topics:

• Chapter One—Your License to Drive
• Chapter Two—Your Vehicle
• Chapter Three—Traffic Laws and Vehicle Operation
• Chapter Four—Sharing the Road
• Chapter Five—Signs, Signals and Pavement Markings
• Chapter Six—Driving Conditions
• Chapter Seven—Your Driving Privileges
• Chapter Eight—Impaired Driving
• Chapter Nine—Information Directory and Index

The manual is available at any driver’s license exam station or it can be found on-line at the Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services Division website.