Latest Driving & DMV Information Sep 2012, page 2

I just moved to California. How do I get my California license and my vehicle registered?

by Lisa on Sep 13, 2012.
Filed under: California California Driver's License Written Test
If you become a California resident, you must get a California driver license within 10 days. Residency is established by voting in a California election, paying resident tuition, filing for a homeowner’s property tax exemption, or any other privilege or benefit not ordinarily extended to nonresidents. h3. To receive your CA license if you hold a valid license from another state: * Visit a DMV location and take the CA written test and vision test. If you pass these, the driving test is... Read More

What is the difference between a driver’s license and a permit in California?

by Joshua on Sep 13, 2012.
Filed under: California California Driver's License Written Test, California Learner's Permit Test
In California, a driver with a driver’s permit cannot drive without a licensed driver in the car at any time. An unrestricted driver’s license allows a driver to drive alone and at any time of day. In California, the type of driver’s license received depends on the age of the driver. Driver’s under the age of 18 must receive a minor’s permit and then receive a provisional license. Minor driver’s with a provisional license have specific restrictions unique to the state of California. Sp... Read More