Driving Practice Test


From the shores of Lake Michigan to the southern tip of the state, Illinois has a lot to see and do. To take advantage of everything the state has to offer, you'll need a driver's license. This test provides practice Illinois driving tests to help you on your journey. Specifically, this site is designed to help you practice for the Illinois written exam so that you are ready to pass it on your first try. The official Illinois Secretary of State written road examination consists of 35 questions and candidates must answer 28 questions correctly to pass. Click the "Start Test" button below to begin our Illinois driver's license practice test, there is no time limit.

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While driving, wearing earplugs in both ears.

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A flashing red traffic light indicates:

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At a traffic signal that is not functioning you should:

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At the first sign or rain or snow you should:

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When checking air pressure in your tires, which of the following is true?

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This sign indicates:

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When approaching a traffic control signal that is not operational, a driver should:

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You should ____ when you see a truck preparing for a right turn ahead.

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If you are involved in a crash with an unattended vehicle you must:

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At a flashing red traffic signal you must:

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You are turning right on a red signal. Just as you are about to turn, a pedestrian starts to cross the road you want to enter. What should you do here?

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The penalty for being convicted of illegally passing a stopped school bus is:

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This sign indicates

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A muffler to prevent excessive noise and smoke is:

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Until the youth driver reaches the age of ____, the parent who gave the initial consent for the drive may revoke said consent for any reason.

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You will receive a notice regarding your plates around ___ days prior to expiring from the Secretary of State.

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You can parallel park at which of the following places?

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In urban areas a school bus will give a warning ____ in advance of a stop.

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This sign indicates:

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The mandatory insurance limits for the state of Illinois is?

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You should not ____ if the pavement is wet when you approach this sign.

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You must dim your high beams when:

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Do you need to stop for a school bus with flashing red signals that is stopped on the opposite side of a four-lane highway?

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Which of the following is true about lawful parking?

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To whom do you yield when turning into a driveway?

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What does this white, rectangular sign with black lettering tell you?

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What does this sign indicate?

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This sign indicates

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A second vehicle weighing _____ pounds or less is allowed to have a personalized or vanity license plate

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A continuous turn signal shall be given when making a left or right turn in a business or residential district for ____

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Which lane should you use if traveling straight ahead?

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You must you use your headlights when:

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A school bus is displaying flashing red lights on a divided roadway on a two lane road that is on the opposite side you are traveling. What should you do?

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At a red traffic signal can you turn left?

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You must start using your turn signal when making a left or right turn outside of a business or residential districts when:

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Drivers License

How To Get A Illinois Drivers License

In Illinois, driver’s licenses are administered by the Illinois Secretary of State. Applicants who are 15 years of age in Illinois may undertake the Graduated Driver License Program. Parental or legal guardians must consent to those obtaining the permit. This with a permit must be enrolled in a driver’s education program, pass a vision test and a written test. Drivers can only drive during the following times: Sun.-Thurs., 10 p.m.-6 a.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 p.m.-6 a.m. (local curfews may differ) Drivers must practice for at least 50 hours, including 10 hours at night, supervised by a parent or adult who is at least 21 years of age. The permit is valid for 2 years, and must be held for a minimum of 9 months. Permit drivers must have a clean driving record during their learning period.

Drivers who are the ages of 16 to 17 must undergo an Initial Licensing Phase. Those that have logged their 50 hours of driving time must have this time certified by their parents or legal guardians. They also must have completed their driver’s education course. They must also have driving hours restrictions Sun.-Thurs., 10 p.m.-6 a.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 p.m.-6 a.m. (local curfews may differ).Once drivers have a license, for the first 12 months of driving, or when the driver turns 18, they can only have one passenger who is under the age of 20, unless that passenger is a sibling, stepsibling, child or step child of the driver.

Those applicants who are between the ages of 18 and 20 may possess a driver’s license in the Full Licensing phase. Those drivers who did not take a certified driver’s education course must take a 6 hour adult driver education course. Additionally, those drivers under the age of 19 may not use a cell phone while driving unless it is an emergency.

Pass The Test

How To Pass the Illinois Driver's License Test

As you prepare for your driver’s test, some helpful things to keep in mind:

  • Be sure to take some free online Illinois DMV practice tests prior to your written exam. Being familiar with the types of questions you'll see will help you perform on exam day.
  • Take detailed notes during your Illinois driver's training course and study them often.

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  • Spend as much time as you can behind the wheel with your learner's permit and spend time driving where your test will take place to become familiar with road signs, speed limits, hazards, etc.
  • Practice parking and backing up for your road skills test
  • Study the Illinois Rules of the Road

Additional Information

Information on the Illinois Secretary of State

The Illinois Secretary of State is responsible for testing student drivers and licensing all drivers.

Find the Illinois DMV location nearest you:

You can schedule your licensing exam or get more information by contacting them here:

Phone:  217.782.6212

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