If you passed DMV Drivers License Written Test, your next step will be Behind the Wheel test. In order to pass Behind the Wheel or Driving Test, you have to practice, practice and practice! But before the actual practice it is important to know the criteria, the important tips and information. So your official reference source will be California Driver Handbook. I complied all the Handbooks that are available in the following  languages.

California Driver Handbook 2020

You can download the new version of California Driver Handbook in English below:

California Driver HandBook 2018 and Older

You can download the relevant version by just clicking the California Driver Handbook images below.

California Driver Handbook

You can find many new updates related to DMV California laws and practices.


Effective January 1, 2018
Marijuana Use In Vehicles

It is illegal to smoke or ingest marijuana or any marijuana product while
driving a motor vehicle upon a highway or while riding as a passenger in
a motor vehicle being driven upon a highway.

Motorcycle Training Courses

Applicants 21 years old or older will now have more motorcycle training
program options.

Buses and Seatbelts

Effective July 1, 2018, it is required that a passenger in a bus equipped
with seat belts to be properly restrained by a safety belt, except as specified.
Parents, legal guardians, or chartering parties are prohibited from
transporting on a bus, or permitting to be transported on a bus, a child
who is at least 8 years old but under 16 years old, unless they are properly
restrained by a safety belt.


Effective April 2018, DMV will begin offering an online driver license and
identification application process. Applicants will have the opportunity to
begin their electronic application before visiting DMV. Be sure to bring
your application confirmation with you to your office visit.