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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 New Jersey Driver Manual, which covers the following topics:

• Chapter 1—The New Jersey Driver License System
• Chapter 2—New Jersey Driver Testing
• Chapter 3—Driver Responsibility
• Chapter 4—Safe Driving Rules & Regulations
• Chapter 5—Defensive Driving
• Chapter 6—Drinking, Drugs & Health
• Chapter 7—Driver Privileges & Penalties
• Chapter 8—Sharing the Road with Others
• Chapter 9—Vehicle Information
• Chapter 10—Essential Driver Information
• Chapter 11—Motorcycle Manual

The manual can be found online at the New Jersey MVC website or at any MVC office.