Manuals in North Carolina
Manuals for All Drivers
The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) makes it easy for you to access the manuals, forms, and publications you need to drive in our state. Whether you call it a manual or handbook, the Driver's Handbook is available online in both English and Spanish. You can also read a copy of the Motorcycle Handbook online.
The North Carolina Commercial Driver's Manual is online as a PDF file.
In addition, you can pick up a hard copy of any of the above handbooks at any NC driver license office.
Other, more specialized manuals are also available online as PDF files:
- North Carolina Vehicle Inspection Guide for owners of emissions inspection stations (or obtain one from any vehicle and license plate renewal office)
- Motor Vehicle Dealer and Manufacturer Regulation Manual for licensed North Carolina dealers.
- North Carolina School Bus Handbook (or pick up a manual from any driver license office).
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