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Written Test in California

In order to successfully pass the tests, the candidates must carefully read the official California Driver Handbook. The written test is mandatory for all of those interested in driving at California State.

All the tests are available in different languages to give the foreign students the chance to pass the test in their current language. If the test is made in another language than English, please bear in mind that after this, a traffic sign test will be mandatory.

In order to help you to succeed, please follow the next tips:

  • Study the California Driver Handbook and learn the traffic signs before the test.
  • Familiarize yourself with the test at the DMV practise tests and practice the questions.
  • Once on the test read the questions calmly and be sure you understand the question before answering, as there is only one correct answer per question.

The tests consist of 36 questions for beginners, and 18 questions for those who are renewing their license. Each of these questions have only 1 correct answer and will give the examinee 3 possibilities to pass the exam.



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