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    NV &STATE_DS_AGENCY_CODE& Driver Handbook
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    Verified As Of: 05/21/2015

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    SUMMARY: Nevada Driver's Handbooks

    The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offers their drivers manuals and DMV handbooks online, including the NV driver's handbook, manual for commercial drivers, and motorcycle handbook. Also available online is the Nevada Vehicle Code.

    The Nevada driver handbook is filled to the brim with information you need to know as a vehicle operator in the state. Continue reading this page to find links to the various DMV handbooks and driving manuals you'll need to pass your NV DMV exams.

    Nevada Driver's Handbook

    The Nevada Driver's Handbook (Form DMV-700) is a must-read if you're applying for your driver's license. In addition to helping you become a safe driver. This DMV handbook will help you pass the DMV written test. In the driver's manual you'll learn about topics including:

    • Rules of the road, traffic signals, and road markings.
    • Defensive driving,
    • Driving in extreme weather conditions.
    • Sharing the road with other vehicles.
    • Nevada DMV point system.
    • Insurance requirements.
    • Driving records.
    • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
    • Driver's license suspensions and revocations.
    • Registering your vehicle.
    Don't Forget an Online Practice Test!

    Although studying the NV driving manual is a great suggestion, it can also be very time consuming. Our certified partner offers online practice tests for almost all types of vehicles.

    Beginning Driver Training Guide

    If you're a teenager learning to drive, you might also want to check out the Nevada Beginning Driver Training Guide (REV 2014). This helpful DMV handbook will teach the basics of driving, such as:

    • Starting the engine.
    • Turning and backing up.
    • Driving in traffic.
    • Night driving.

    Nevada Motorcycle Operator Manual

    Read the Nevada DMV's Motorcycle Operator Manual (Form DMV-701) to ready yourself for your motorcycle license exams. Subjects in the motorcycle DMV handbook include:

    • Wearing the right helmet and protective gear.
    • Braking, turning, and shifting gears.
    • How to ride on dangerous surfaces.
    • Carrying passengers safely.

    In addition to the reading the motorcycle DMV manual, an online motorcycle practice test can also help you prepare for your written knowledge exam.

    Commercial Driver's Manual in NV

    If you're applying for your NV commercial driver's license (CDL), you'll need to read the Nevada Commercial Driver License Manual (Form DMV-702). The CDL driver's manual is full of important information, such as:

    • How to drive your commercial vehicle safely.
    • How to study for the written and road skills tests.
    • Transporting cargo and passengers safely.
    • Transporting hazardous materials.
    • School buses.

    Also included within the CDL DMV manual are some sample test questions so you can know what to expect on the NV DMV exam. For additional preparation, take a CDL practice test online.

    Vehicle Code in Nevada

    While the various DMV handbooks and drivers manual are excellent resources, they are not the only ones available to Nevada drivers.

    Browse the Nevada Vehicle Code to read about all laws related to traffic safety, driver licensing, vehicle registration, and more.

    If you've received a traffic ticket, reading the Vehicle Code may help you understand your charge and why you received the citation in the first place. If you think you were wrongly charged, the code may also help you fight your charge.

    For instructions on how to respond to your Nevada traffic citation, visit our Traffic Tickets page.

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