Texas Drivers Handbook


The handbook was created to help residents become familiar with rules of the road and learn how to become safer drivers. The Texas Drivers Handbook is published by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and covers the following topics.

  • Inspections and Registration – required equipment, optional equipment, registration
  • Right of Way – intersections, railroad crossings, emergency vehicles, pedestrians
  • Signals, Signs and Markers – traffic signs, colors and shapes, warning signs
  • Signaling, Turning and Passing – right turn, left turn, passing
  • Stopping and Parking – standing, disabled parking, unattended vehicle
  • Speed – speed limits
  • Motor Vehicle Crashes – what to do, aiding the injured

                 Link to Texas Drivers Handbook