Iowa DMV Handbook (2018)

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Iowa may not have much rugged terrain, but its seasonal weather requires prepared drivers, and that means to receive your driver’s permit, you need to know the item on this page very well: the Iowa Driver’s Handbook. We provide the latest edition by pulling it directly from the Iowa Motor Vehicle Division, so you’ll study only the latest laws and regulations. Use the navigational buttons on this page to study the manual in-depth until you feel ready for your exam, then use our free Iowa permit practice tests for practical prep. When you feel comfortable with the Iowa Driver’s Handbook and you’ve scored well on your practice tests, it’s time to schedule that exam, and get your Iowa driver’s permit!