Safety & Driving
Find info on traffic alerts, 511 traffic systems, vehicle and tire recalls, tips for driving in hazardous conditions, state-specific safety laws, and more.In This Section
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- Traffic Alerts
Traffic Alerts - View your cities current traffic status, plan your way around traffic to avoid headaches.
- 511 Traffic Systems
Road Closures, Highway Conditions, Accidents, Detours via National 511 at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
Find out what vehicles are being recalled and why.
- Tire Recalls
Find information about Tire Recalls and more at dmv.org.
- Safety Laws
Safety laws. Stay informed on cell phone, car seat, seat belt, headlight, headset, window tinting, and child safety laws at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- How Emotions Affect Driving
Ever wonder exactly how much our emotions affect our driving? Find out in our revealing emotions and driving page at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Driving in Hazardous Conditions
Suggestions on how to make the road safer by learning how to drive in hazardous conditions at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Teen Drivers: A Beginner's Guide
Teen Drivers - how to guide on getting your license and the responsibilities of your new freedom at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Seniors: When To Turn Over The Car Keys
Knowing when to turn in the keys is a part of responsible driving. Here is a guide to help assess if you or someone you love can no longer drive safely due to age at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Packing Your First-Aid Kit
Do you have a first-aid kit in your car? Why you should, and what it should have. Read all about it in our How-To Safety Guides at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Seven Senior Safety Suggestions
Need advise for a mature driver? Our safety suggestions for elderly drivers may be of assistance at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Wildlife on the Road
A deer suddenly jumps in front of your vehicle: to swerve, or not to swerve? Find out how to help prevent an accident with wildlife read our How-To Safety Guides at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- When to Call Wildlife Rescue
What to do when that deer in the headlights gets too close for comfort; who and when you should call. Read our DMV Guide How-To Guide.
- Taking A Mature Driver Course
When is a mature driving course a good idea? Let our how to guide assist you at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Medications & Driving
Medications can affect your driving. Find out which medications should not be mixed with driving at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Night Driving
Tired drivers, daredevil wildlife, and blinding high beams: how to stay safe on the roads after dark. Study our How To Safety Guides before you drive at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Hallucinations on the Road
Asleep at the wheel? Learn about drowsy-driving before those sleep monsters get you. Find out how best to arrive safely to your destination; read our How-To Safety Guides at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- How To Drive Distraction Free
Suggestions on how to make the road safer by learning how to drive in a focused manner without distractions at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Treating Motion Sickness
Car ride making you queasy? Check out our DMV Guide How To Safety Guide tips for preventing and treating motion sickness.
- Road Rage: How To Deal With It
How to prevent road rage from getting the best of you, or how to deal with someone who has at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Practice Tests
Take on-line practice tests for your driver's license - Test your knowledge with real questions from your state's drivers license exam.
- Insurance Center
Get info on state auto insurance requirements, types of coverage, and more on shopping online and comparing the car insurance rates of multiple providers.
- Driving Records
Learn how to obtain your driving record or the driving records of another driver. Driving abstracts cover driving history, and can often be ordered online.
- Drivers License & ID
Drivers license & ID card information - find information on obtaining a driver's license or a state ID card, listed by state.
- Registration & Titling
Information, forms, and procedures for registering and titling a vehicle.
- Vehicle History Reports
Order a vehicle history report before buying or selling a used vehicle. Obtain a VHR online and review title history with a few simple clicks.
- Teens (Under 18)
Get info on ID cards, taking driver's ed and drivers training and obtaining a learner's permit or driver's license.
- Drivers (18 and Older)
Get DMV locations and hours, licensing and registration info, practice tests, driving records, license plates and more.
- Commercial Drivers (CDL)
Find where to take your road test, how to obtain endorsements, apply for, renew or replace your CDL.
- Motorcycle Riders
Take a practice test or safety course and learn how to get your motorcycle license or register your bike.
- Drivers in the Military
Resources and information regarding drivers in the military at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Tickets & Violations
Ticket information & traffic schools, listed by state - find clerk of court information, payment procedures, fine & point reduction options.
- Address & Name Change
Learn how to submit a change of address or change your name with the state. Ensure the motor vehicle agency has your most updated personal info on file.
- DMV Office Finder
Find DMV office locations & hours, phone numbers, schedule an appointment, and more at DMV.org
- Forms & Publications
Download DMV-related forms and publications. We cover driver’s licensing and vehicle registration forms, driver handbooks, bill of sale forms, and more.
- Relocation & Movers Guide
Learn how to change your address, find the DMV, register your car and get a driver's license in your new city or state.
- Safety & Driving
Find info on traffic alerts, 511 traffic systems, vehicle and tire recalls, tips for driving in hazardous conditions, state-specific safety laws, and more.
- Reports & Records
Obtain driving records, vehicle history reports, criminal records, credit reports, and other public records online. Also learn how to run background checks.
- DMV Guide
Find accurate info on vehicle and driver services. We cover everything from taking online driver’s license practice tests to comparing auto insurance rates.
- Traffic Alerts