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Your theory exam preparation checklist

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Step 1

Read
Handbook

Step 2

Take practice
test

Step 3

Take Exam Simulator
at least 3 times

Step 4

Final brush-up with
Cheat Sheets

Step 5

Exam day prep with
Helpful Resources

Step 6

Pass theory exam
at the DMV

DMV Handbook 2024

Driver's Manual

To make studying easier, the handbook is available in multiple languages and comes with an audio version. Get interactive support with our AI assistant to clarify any complex terms.

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Many people may assume that those who live in New York don’t have to drive, but New York City and its subways are a tiny part of the state as all New York residents know, which is why a driver’s permit and license are a necessity, and getting one starts on this page with studying the New York Driver’s Handbook. We provide the very latest version, directly from the New York State DMV, so you can feel confident that it will feature all the up-to-date rules and regulations you need to know. Study often, and when you’re ready, start preparing with our free New York permit practice tests. Soon, you’ll have your very own New York driver’s permit!