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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When changing lanes, which of the following actions are optional?

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This sign indicates

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This sign indicates:

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Which lane should you use if traveling straight ahead?

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You must keep an opened container of wine _____ if you are 21 years or older and driving a car

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This sign that is white and square shaped with black/red symbols indicates what?

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The normal speed range for slow-moving vehicles is:

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What is the safe and lawful following distance behind another vehicle?

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What does this sign indicate?

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

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When the traffic signal light turns read when you are within an intersection waiting to make a left turn, what should you do?

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This sign indicates

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You should ____ when passing a slow moving vehicle.

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

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At a steady yellow traffic signal you must:

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Can you pass a school bus that has stopped for passengers?

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When a traffic control signal is non-operational you should:

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Which of the following is true about lawful parking?

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When an ambulance is approaching with flashing lights on you should:

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The _____ department keeps record of your traffic violations and crashes while a resident of Illinois

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At a traffic signal that is not functioning you should:

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You can drive faster than the maximum speed limit when?

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This sign indicates:

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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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Not wearing a safety belt is acceptable when:

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You can parallel park at which of the following places?

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This sign indicates:

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At a red traffic signal can you turn left?

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The lap belt should be placed:

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

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It is important to _____ when changing lanes.

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When passing a bicyclist on a narrow country road that you're alone on you should go:

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At the first sign or rain or snow you should:

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This sign indicates:

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This circular yellow sign with black markings identifies what?

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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.

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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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