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Our North Carolina DMV practice tests have 500+ unique driver's license and permit questions and answers. The DMV practice tests are based on the 2014 Driver Handbook from North Carolina DMV. They cover all areas of the official NC DMV test, including the rules of the road and road signs.

With the license and permit practice tests at Driver's Prep, you will get instant feedback and explanations. When you take the real the real North Carolina DMV test, it will feel like you have already seen all questions.

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Practice permit tests 100% FREE from Driver's Prep! Do not settle for costly DMV cheat sheets or an official permit practice test with just a few questions. These DMV practice tests are based on more than 500 free driver test questions and answers for North Carolina. This is all the DMV questions and practice tests you need to prepare. Guaranteed. Oh... and when we say free, we really mean FREE!

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How Our Practice Tests Work

 » Our online NC DMV practice tests are safe and easy to use.
 ...Nothing to download. No intrusive tracking.

 » Each DMV practice test at Driver's Prep consists of random practice test questions and answers.
 ...Many are real questions from

 » You will get instant answers.
 ...Along with detailed explanations. If you are wrong, we tell you why.

 » Take our dmv practice tests as many times as you like.
 ...The DMV practice tests are random and will change each time. Just like real DMV tests.

 » No sign-up.
 ...We will not ask for any personal information or your e-mail address.

 » Large Database.
 ...We give you more driving test questions than cheat sheets and other websites. With 500 questions, you are completely covered and will pass your exam without any problems.

 » Best of all:
 ...Nothing to pay. Our Free DMV tests are indeed FREE! You get all North Carolina dmv test questions and answers free!

 » Instant feedback
 ...See below. Red color marks incorrect choice. Green always shows you the correct answer. Comments after each driving test question give you more information and explanations for your real dmv test.

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When Do I Need To Take the Written Test?

 » When you are a first time North Carolina license applicant:
 ...and have never been licensed before.

 » When you are a new North Carolina resident:
 ...and you are licensed in another state or country. Test may be waived for some license holders.

 » When your license have been suspended or revoked:
 ...and you want to reinstate your license (test may be waived).

 » When your want to renew you North Carolina license:
 ...and have been convicted of a traffic violation (test may be waived).

 » When your want to renew you North Carolina license:
 ...and your license has expired for more than one year.

How Many Questions are there on the North Carolina Written Knowledge Test?

The official North Carolina written exam consists of two parts. On the signs test, you must identify the traffic signs by color and shape and explain what each means. On the knowledge test, you will be asked questions about traffic laws and safe driving practices. The test consists of 25 questions and your passing score is 80 percent, which means you are allowed 5 incorrect answers.

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NC DMV Practice Test Videos

NC DMV Practice Test Videos Now on YouTube

Our permit practice tests on YouTube now include three videos based on the NC DMV Practice Test. Use these three videos for quick viewing and reminder of the most important questions. We still advise you to several North Carolina permit practice test on to learn and fully understand the contents of the DMV driver’s handbook. Look at videos when you are on the go.

The First Three Practice Videos

The first set of NC DMV practice test videos consists of three videos. There will be additional sets published during spring. Be sure the check out the NC Permit Practice Test playlist on YouTube.

Remember, to earn the privilege of driving in North Carolina, you must use the driver’s handbook to learn and reinforce your safe and defensive driving techniques. You must do your part to help make North Carolina roads safe for the millions of citizens who travel them, whether by car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle or foot.

Do not try to just memorize phrases from our tests. Make sure you fully understand questions and answers. A vast majority of serious teen driver crashes are the result of inexperience and lack of knowledge. The more you know, the better driver you will be. Take the information in the handbook and every NC DMV practice test seriously.

Practice That Will Pay Off

Applicants who use our NC DMV practice tests more than 10 times on at least two occasions have an overall pass rate of 93%. This means that studying the North Carolina Driver’s Handbook and using the free online practice tests at will pay off.

Our NC DMV practice tests are highly rated by high schools, colleges and driving schools. You can rest assured that we will give you the questions and answers you need to pass.

Feedback is Welcome

If you find errors, or don’t like something on our permit practice tests, let us know. It also helps if you let us know if we missed something that appeared on your examination. We constantly work to improve.

If our practice test helped you to prepare and to pass your examination, let others know! By helping us spread the word to your friends, we have a chance to become even better!

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