Driver's Manual & Practice Tests
New drivers, prepare for your NYS learner permit test and your road test, and veteran drivers, brush up on the rules of the road.
About the online version of the NYS Driver's Manual
The online version contains Parts 2 and 3 (Chapters 4 through 12) of the printed manual. 1 Chapters 4 through 11 include material you must know to pass the DMV written test for a Class D, DJ or E learner permit. The chapters have interactive quizes with actual test questions. To use the online version
- Read a chapter.
- Take the chapter quiz and get your results.
- If you miss a question, review the correct information.
- Take the quiz again, if necessary, and then go on to the next chapter.
Make a reservation to take your written test
You can make a reservation online before visiting offices in New York City, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, Onondaga or Albany Counties to apply for a permit.
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Table of Contents
Part 1 of the printed NYS Driver's Manual (MV-21) includes the chapters "Driver Licenses," "Keeping Your License" and "Owning a Vehicle." While Part 1 contains important information every driver should know, the information is not covered on your permit written test and is not included here.
|Chapter 4: Traffic Control||Chapter 4 Quiz|
|Chapter 5: Intersections and Turns||Chapter 5 Quiz|
|Chapter 6: Passing||Chapter 6 Quiz|
|Chapter 7: Parallel Parking||Chapter 7 Quiz|
Note: Approximate metric equivalents to U.S. measures are provided for information only. New York State laws and regulations use U.S. measurements only.
The information in the manual is accurate as possible at the time of publication, but is subject to change. This manual is intended to provide basic information and cannot possibly cover every traffic law or situation.
If you have a question about the information supplied in the manual or a situation not covered, consult a Motor Vehicle office, or write to:
Office of Communications
Department of Motor Vehicles
6 Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12228