Driving Practice Test


To take a vehicle out onto a public road in the state of Maryland you’ll need to have a valid driver’s license. If this is a dream of yours, as it is for so many others you’ll need to pass the MVA permit test and the written MVA test and the MVA driving test. Needless to say, this can be difficult if you don’t study and prepare correctly. Fortunately, this site offers a huge test bank of multiple-choice questions to help you pass Maryland’s written tests for non-commercial class licenses, CDLs, and motorcycle licenses. Every MVA practice test on this site is completely free and designed to help you ace your test. You will be presented with 25 questions and you must answer 22 questions correctly to pass. There is no time limit. You may not go back once you answer a question. Click the "Start Quiz" button below to begin.

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What does this sign mean?

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Which of the following statements about blind spots is true?

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When driving your vehicle up to a railroad crossing you should:

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Maryland motor vehicle law requires that __________ must wear seat belts if the person driving the vehicle is under the age of 18 and holds a provisional license.

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The maximum posted speed limit should be driven only:

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When driving at night you should:

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A red arrow pointing to the right on a traffic light indicates that you may:

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You must turn on your headlights when you are unable to see clearly at least how many feet ahead of your vehicle?

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What is the color and shape of a "Detour" sign in Maryland?

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Drivers need to know signs by their standard colors. Which color is used for stopping or prohibition?

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What does this sign mean?

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Which of the following activities do not prevent road rage?

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When coming upon a flashing yellow traffic signal, how should you proceed?

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What is the proper method to enter an expressway from the entrance ramp?

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Which sign color description is wrong?

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To reduce the possibility of traction loss from hydroplaning in a rain storm, you should:

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When following a large truck that blocks your view ahead, you should:

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The following practices are not recommended for drivers. Which is also illegal for all drivers, regardless of age?

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In order to qualify for a driver's license, an applicant must possess a continuous field of vision of at least ___ degrees.

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If a pedestrian is crossing your half of the roadway at an intersection with no marked crosswalk, you must:

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You are at a point where you must stop at the intersection ahead. Just before the intersection, you have to cross railroad tracks. You should stop before you cross the railroad tracks when:

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What is the height requirement for a child no longer ride in a child safety seat?

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Which is not a normal step to be taken when preparing to turn?

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Being able to obtain a driver's license is a:

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What steps must an individual complete in order to convert their out-of-country license to a Maryland driver's license?

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How To Get A Maryland Drivers License

Maryland has a graduated driver licensing system (GDL). They call it the Rookie Driver graduated licensing system. All first-time drivers, regardless of age, follow the Rookie Driver graduated licensing system: a leaner’s permit, a provisional license, and eventually obtain a full driver’s license. To obtain a learner’s permit, you must be 15 years and 9 months old and submit a verification of school attendance (in a sealed envelope). If you are 16 years old, you do not need the school attendance form. All applicants must have a parent or guardian co-sign the application. All applicants must submit proof of identity, lawful status, social security number and Maryland residence. Applicants must pass a vision test and knowledge test. The knowledge test is 25 questions and you must get 22 correct answers to pass. The fee is $50 for the learner’s permit.Learners’ Permit holders must be accompanied by a licensed driver age 21 or older who’s had their license for at least 3 years and may not use a cell phone while driving. All learners’ permit holders under the age of 25 must hold their permit for 9 months, not have any convictions, and complete a driver’s Ed course with 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of driving. The Maryland driving schools electronically submit completion to the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA).To obtain your provisional license, you must complete 60 hours of supervised, documented driving with 10 of that being at night. Passing the driving skills test will give you a provisional license. Anyone over 25 years old who has not had any moving violations in 45 days of holding a learner’s permit can take the driving skills test once completing 30 classroom hours including 14 hours of supervised driving and 3 hours of night driving. documented driving with 3 hours being at night.Out-of-state driver’s education certifications are not accepted. You must complete the Maryland driver’s ed course.

If you are under 18 and you receive a moving violation while holding a permit, you could lose your permit.

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How To Pass the Maryland Driver's License Test

The first step to passing the MVA driving test is to get yourself prepared. If you’re not sure where to start, here are some helpful tips to guide your studying and test prep efforts.

  • Grab the Maryland driver’s manual from your local MVA branch office and study it until you know it forward and backward. Alternately, you can download it using the link below.
  • Take every MVA practice permit test and Maryland driving practice test you have time to take. This site has a ton of free practice driving tests to help you ramp up your knowledge of the state’s driving rules, road signs, and general driving knowledge.

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  • Maintain a positive attitude. This matters during your test preparation and also while you’re taking the test. There’s a lot to learn, and some questions will be tough, but if you maintain a positive attitude as you study and take the knowledge and permit practice tests you’ll see your score improve. As you take the actual test a positive attitude can help you stay focused, even if you miss a question or two. Remember, you don’t need to be perfect, you just need to pass!

Additional Information

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA)

For the latest information on Maryland’s driver requirements as well as information on vehicle licensing, fees and testing, please see the Maryland MVA website

Phone: 410.768.7000

To find the nearest Maryland MVA branch near you check out our Maryland DMV Locations page:

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