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Driving Test Practice


If you’re preparing to take the New Jersey driving test, or you’re looking to work your way through the graduated driver's license program, you’ll want to study up to make sure you’re prepared. The test is required for all motorists between the ages of 16 and 17. As part of this process, you’ll need to take the NJ permit test and the NJ MVC written test (often referred to as the NJ DMV written test) along with the road skills test to prove you have the safe driving skills to operate a motor vehicle in New Jersey. This website offers up NJ driving test simulations that include multiple-choice questions to help you practice your knowledge of road signs and traffic laws. All of the tests are free and work on both computers and mobile devices, so take them as often as you’d like. These New Jersey practice driving tests can be a valuable component to help you pass your permit test section of the NJ MVC written test. This is the sample passenger vehicle driver’s test for the state of New Jersey. You will be presented with 50 questions and you must answer 40 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.

1 / 50

When approaching a slow-moving vehicle you in your driving lane you should _______.

2 / 50

Two sets of solid double yellow lines that are spaced two or more feet apart indicate:

3 / 50

You can be fined up to how much if you dump more than 15 pound of trash?

4 / 50

A gross vehicle weight rating of how many pounds or more means you are required to have a commercial driver license?

5 / 50

When driving near a school zone a driver must:

6 / 50

"Transit" is used to indicate _____.

7 / 50

When you see a "merging traffic" sign on the freeway you should:

8 / 50

Car skids are mainly caused by what?

9 / 50

If you stop at a railroad crossing with more than one track:

10 / 50

Enter to the ______ of the central island when you approach a roundabout.

11 / 50

You should look towards the ______ of the road if a vehicle is approaching you with their high beams on.

12 / 50

If you reside in New Jersey for more than _____ you are considered a resident of the state of New Jersey.

13 / 50

On a hot day when is has just begun to rain be cautious of ________ which can cause the road to be slippery for the first few minutes.

14 / 50

You should stop at an intersection with a stop sign and:

15 / 50

If you are pulled over by a police officer you should do which of the following?

16 / 50

Tampering with your emissions control devices ____________.

17 / 50

You should ______ when crossing railroad tracks in heavy traffic.

18 / 50

Crashes most often occur where?

19 / 50

You should not _____ when changing lanes.

20 / 50

A flashing yellow light indicates:

21 / 50

Following a complete stop at a traffic signal with a solid red light, you may:

22 / 50

Federal law requires any male that is between 18 and ____ to meet Selective Service requirements.

23 / 50

_____ is known as the distance a vehicle travels between the time the driver realizes there is a problem and when he / she applies the brakes.

24 / 50

You must attend a Traffic Law Substance Abuse Education Course before you can get a hardship license if you are under 21 and are suspended for a BAC of 0.02 to___.

25 / 50

A bad habit that was discussed in the manual that some people may develop when driving is:

26 / 50

You are required to ______ if an emergency vehicle with red flashing lights or is using a siren is in your lane.

27 / 50

Which of these is a valid document to prove your social security number?

28 / 50

Should your vehicle break down on the highway you should:

29 / 50

You should ____ on slippery roads.

30 / 50

Except when passing, or on a road with 3 or more lanes traveling in the same direction, stay in the ___ lane.

31 / 50

It is best to keep a space cushion:

32 / 50

The document that proves vehicle ownership and that is required to apply for a license plate and vehicle registration is:

33 / 50

The first thing to do when pulling out from a right-side parallel parking space is _______.

34 / 50

To retain your license you must complete Basic Driver Improvement course in these cases:

35 / 50

To compensate for reduced braking action due to water or rain, the driver should take the following steps until proper braking action is restored.

36 / 50

You must ____ if a transit vehicle (bus) has signaled and is pulling back onto the roadway.

37 / 50

If a railroad track has no signals or gates you should ____ when you are in a line of traffic that is crossing the tracks.

38 / 50

An arrow that is flashing yellow indicates.

39 / 50

A driver must slow down or stop for pedestrians within _____ when there are no traffic control signals.

40 / 50

You do not have to stop for an actively loading / unloading school bus if you are traveling on the opposite side of a divided highway with an unpaved divider of at least ____ in width.

41 / 50

An inspection of a motor vehicle registered in New Jersey should occur each year by:

42 / 50

The _______ allows you to increase your speed at the end of most entry ramps on the freeway.

43 / 50

At a railroad crossing you must always stop before the tracks when:

44 / 50

Which of the following is not a proper use of a turn signal?

45 / 50

It is safe for a pedestrian to begin crossing the street when:

46 / 50

______ years old is the minimum drinking age in this state.

47 / 50

_________ to stop your vehicle safely when your ability to see ahead is affected by rain, snow, or ice.

48 / 50

You should _____ when you plan to exit a controlled-access highway.

49 / 50

You should not follow cars too closely to allow:

50 / 50

If your blood alcohol level is at ______ and you are under the age of 21 years old you are considered to be driving under the influence.

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Drivers License

How To Get A New Jersey Drivers License

The process for getting a New Jersey’s driver’s license is essentially a three stage process of obtaining a Special Learner’s Permit, Probationary License and then a Basic Driver License. While this may initially seem complicated, we can guide you by answering some of the most common questions people have about the state of New Jersey’s requirements for getting a driver’s license.

How old do you have to be to get a New Jersey driver’s license? You can apply for a special learner’s permit when you are 16 years old, once you have enrolled in a licensed driving school. After completing your driver’s education, you will then pass a vision test and your knowledge permit test. You will need to complete 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction with a licensed instructor. Once a person has these steps, they must then wait until they are 17 for the next step for a basic New Jersey drivers license.

After completing your driver’s education, you will then pass a vision test and your knowledge permit test. You will need to complete 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction with a licensed instructor. Once a person has these steps, they must then wait until they are 17 for the next step for a basic New Jersey drivers license. 

Can you take the New Jersey driver’s permit test online? You cannot take the New Jersey permit test online. You will need to schedule it and make an appointment for your knowledge test in person after you purchase your examination permit.

What are the steps for obtaining a driver’s permit in New Jersey?

To earn your learner’s permit you’ll need to pass a driver’s education course that covers New Jersey traffic laws and the basics of operating a motor vehicle safely. Beyond that you will need to:

  • Provide the requirements documents of your personal identification and address
  • Complete and submit form BA-412D
  • Pass the written driver’s permit test
  • Schedule a Knowledge Test
  • Pass a vision test
  • Pass the knowledge test
  • Pay your $10 fee
  • Complete the required 6 hours of driving instruction with a certified and licensed driving instructor 

What driving restrictions does New Jersey have for permit holders?

Holders of New Jersey driver’s permits must practice supervised driving for 6 months. Supervised driving has a number of regulations, including: 

  • Purchase a decal for $4 and display on your front and back license plate
  • Not permitted to drive after 11:01 and before 5:00 AM
  • Accompanied by an adult, over 21 supervised license driver who possesses a valid New Jersey driver’s license. 
  • Only parents, guardians, or dependents are allowed as passengers
  • Only one additional passenger is permitted
  • Cell phones or any wireless device, regardless of it being “hands-free” or not, is not permitted
  • Seat belt usage is required

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How To Pass the New Jersey Driver's License Test

To pass the New Jersey knowledge permit test preparation is essential in the process to obtain your full license. Read the New Jersey driver’s manual. Study the manual and take notes on critical sections. Additionally, take good notes during your driver’s education course. As you study the manual and your notes from driver’s education,  you can begin to gauge your progress by taking a NJ permit practice test like the one available on this site. You can also take our road signs practice test if you want to improve your knowledge of those.

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Need a New Jersey driver’s manual?

You can find the New Jersey Driver manual, as well as additional resources for teen drivers here on the NJMVC website. These are available in English and Spanish, and they’re free. 


New Jersey License Frequently Asked Questions

You can do a same day renewal online for your driver’s license. You can do renew in person. You can do so online, in person, or through the mail. In both instances, you will need a valid Required documentation includes proof of ID (license, passport, birth certificate, etc.), social security number, and proof of current address. There is also an option to renew your drivers license in person. There is a $24 fee. 

For those renewing their license in New Jersey no additional testing is necessary.

You can reschedule a road test if you fail. However, you must wait 14 days to take your road test again.

The following skills are commonly a part of the New Jersey driving skills test:

  • Driving in reverse
  • Stopping at appropriate signs
  • Nearing corners or intersections
  • Stopping smoothly
  • Sitting properly
  • Turning around
  • Steering properly
  • Parallel parking
  • Yielding to right-of-way

For drivers with a valid license or permit from another state, no additional testing is required. Bring in your license or permit with a secondary form of identification to a New Jersey DMV location within 30 days of moving to New Jersey and you can update to a new license relatively seamlessly.

Additional Information

Information on the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission

The MVC is responsible for testing student drivers and licensing all drivers. To schedule your licensing examination or get more information contact them via:

Phone:  609.292.6500

To find the location nearest you, please visit:

Additional New Jersey Drivers License Helpful Links

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