Dear Fellow Montanan:As Montanans, we don’t think twice about jumping in our vehicles and driving300 or 400 miles to visit family, watch our kids play sports or find a stream wherethe fish are rising. Whatever the reason for our travels, the Montana DriverLicense Manual provides a wealth of information to help us stay safe on ourroads and highways.In addition to a section on the “Rules of the Road,” this manual containsimportant information on checking your vehicle before a trip, what to do inemergencies, tips for driving safely and staying alert, and when
to drivebecause of fatigue or alcohol and drug use. There’s a lot for new drivers to learnand for experienced drivers to remember.It’s often been said that Montana is a small town with long streets. Wherever you’re headed, drive carefullyand make sure you arrive safely.Steve BullockAttorney GeneralThis manual will give you information on safe driving rules and practices to help you become a safe driver. Besure to read the manual carefully. Unless you know the information that it contains, you cannot pass theknowledge test. This driver manual is not intended to be a complete reference of motor vehicle laws. Furtherinformation may be obtained from a public library, law enforcement agency, driver examiner, visiting the website at www.doj.mt.gov/driving, by writing the Motor Vehicle Division at P.O. Box 201430, Helena, MT 59620-1430, or calling the office at 406-444-3933.
** NOTICE**A Montana driver license applicant must provide his/her Social Security number on the application orrenewal application (MCA 61-5-107). Please note, however, that this number will not be used as yourdriver license number.In Montana your driver license number will be a system-generated number.The following documents will be accepted to verify your Social Security number:
Social Security card
Payroll check stub
State or federal tax forms
Military DD-214 papers (on which your Social Security number appears)