Driving Practice Test


Virginia is for lovers, and drivers! To see all of the romantic sites in Virginia you’ll want to make sure you earn a driver’s license. To do so, you’ll need to earn a learner’s permit by passing the permit test, and then later passing the written test and the road test of the Virginia DMV driving test. These tests aren’t easy and they require a lot of hard work and preparation. Fortunately, this site offers a variety of DMV practice test and permit practice test questions to help you on your path from your learner’s permit to your driver’s license. Further, we offer tests for people seeking to earn their Virginia CDL (commercial driver’s license) or Virginia motorcycle license. All of these practice test resources are free to use as often as you’d like.

This is the passenger vehicle driver's test for the state of Virginia.  You will be presented with 35 questions and you must answer 30 questions correctly to pass.  There is no time limit.  You may not go back once you answer a question.  Click the "Start Test" button below to begin.  Good luck!

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Drivers under the age of 21 have a specific restriction prohibiting them from:

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If your car starts to skid, you should take your foot off the gas and:

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Which of the following conditions is not a disorder that must be reported to the MVA?

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Which of the following is a correct statement regarding the use of a cell phone while operating a vehicle?

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What must vehicles do to be granted right-of-way in a funeral procession?

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What does this sign mean?

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Who is eligible to be issued a Provisional Driver's License?

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An example of the text presented on a route marker sign would be:

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What is a crosswalk?

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To graduate from a Learner's Instructional Permit to a Provisional License you must be at least how old?

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In a roundabout, a driver should drive in:

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To overcome highway hypnosis, drowsiness, and fatigue, drivers must _________ to stay alert while driving.

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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 of the following sign types is NOT a standard regulatory sign?

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What is the completely safe speed when driving in snow?

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What does this sign mean?

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

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

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When displayed on the rear of a vehicle, the sign shown indicates:

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In a standard passenger car, partial hydroplaning may begin at speeds as low as:

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What should you do when a police officer signals you to pull over?

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You need to use a turn signal, arm or hand signal, or both, continuously for at least __________before turning.

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Vertical rectangular signs that show black letters on a white background are used as:

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__________are made to stop runaway vehicles safely without injuring drivers and passengers on steep mountain grades.

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What should you do when parking your vehicle?

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

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You should maintain the safe following distance between your vehicle and the one ahead of you by using the:

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When you see two solid yellow lines on a two-lane highway, you must:

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The maximum posted speed limit should be driven only:

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MVA will suspend the license of any driver who:

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What is something you should not do when passing another vehicle?

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When approaching or driving through a construction work zone, you should never:

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A learner's instructional permit is valid for the following length of time:

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A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles:

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When driving, you are not permitted to pass a motorcycle?

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How To Get A Virginia Drivers License

In Virginia, you have to be 15 years and 6 months old plus have your parent’s permission to fill out the Virginia Driver’s License application. Bring proof of identity, proof of Virginia residence, social security number, and legal presence. Next, pay the $7 fee and take the two-part knowledge test. The first part traffic signs, and you must get ten out of ten questions correct before moving on to the 40 question general knowledge exam. You will need an 80 percent or better to pass. There is also a vision test, and there are special accommodations for people who have trouble reading. If you fail the test, you can retake it in 15 days and pay a $2.00 reexamination fee.While holding your permit, you must log at least 45 hours of practice driving with 15 hours at night, before you can move on to obtain your restricted driver’s license. You must drive with an adult who has a valid license is at least 21 years old or older.To obtain your restricted driver’s license, you must be 16 and 3 months old and have had your learner’s permit for at least 9 months. You have to produce your completed Driver’s Education Certificate, your driving log, a Virginia Driver’s License application with a parent or guardian signature, proof of identity, legal presence, Virginia residency, and Social Security number. You have to pass another vision test, along with a road skills test. You will keep this license until you turn 18, then it will automatically change to an unrestricted license.If you’re new to the state, you have 60 days to switch your license over. Go to the DMV in person and pass a vision test, and fill out a Driver’s License and Identification Card Application. Bring and show proof of your identity, social security card, and Virginia residency. The last two steps are surrendering your old license and paying the $32 fee.

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How To Pass the Virginia Driver's License Test

A surprising number of people fail the Virginia driver’s license test on the first try, and usually it’s because they didn’t prepare correctly. Here are some helpful tips to follow to make sure you don’t find yourself taking the test a second time.

  • Practice tests are your friend! This site and others have massive databases of questions in their DMV practice test and Virginia permit test simulators. Oh, and they’re free. Take them until you can recite the answers in your sleep, and know what every road sign means. The resources are available, use them!

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  • Spend more time than you think you need to with the Virginia Drivers Manual. Make sure you’ve got a copy of the current year and go through it in detail to make sure you there are no surprises on exam day.
  • Practice like you’ll be tested. If possible drive the same car and in the same area where you’ll be tested on exam day. If you’re familiar with the vehicle, speed limits, and potential hazards you’ll be much more comfortable and less prone to making silly mistakes.
  • Once you’ve got yourself in order give your car a review the night before the test as well. You’ll only be helping yourself if you make sure the windshield and windows are clean, your mirrors adjusted, and your AC, turn signals, wipers, lights, defrost, emergency brake, horn and hazard lights are all in good working condition.

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Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Information

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

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