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