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Frequently Asked Questions - Preparing For Your CA Permit Test

It's best to take your permit test at your local DMV office. To schedule your appointment call 1-800-777-01333 or visit
The California Driver's Manual and our website's test questions.
For the most recent CA Driver's Manual, you can visit your local DMV office or access the manual online at
The best way to prepare yourself for your permit test is to read the entire manual. There is information in the manual that will help you pass your permit test, but more importantly there is information in the manual that will help you become a better driver.
If you are under 18 years old, you need to complete a Driver's Education course. If you are over 18, you do not.
The questions cover the rules of the road. The types of questions will differ. You want to know about speed limits, crossings, line colors, blind intersections, road signs, passing lanes, parking distances, parallel parking, center left turn lanes, sharing the road and more.