Prepare for your learner permit and road test, or 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.
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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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 information every driver should know, this information is not covered on the permit written test and is not included in the online manual.
| 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 |
|Chapter 8: Defensive Driving ||Chapter 8 Quiz |
|Chapter 9: Alcohol and Other Drugs ||Chapter 9 Quiz |
|Chapter 10: Special Driving Conditions ||Chapter 10 Quiz |
|Chapter 11: Sharing the Road ||Chapter 11 Quiz |
|Chapter 12: If You Are in a Traffic Crash ||No quiz for this chapter.|
| Sign Chart: Road Signs You Must Know ||Road Signs 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