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Our Texas DPS practice tests have 1,000+ unique license and permit questions and answers. The Texas practice tests are based on the 2012 Texas Driver's Handbook from Texas Department of Public Safety. They cover all areas of the official TX DPS test, including the rules of the road and road signs.

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

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Practice permit tests 100% free! Do not settle for costly dmv cheat sheets or a dmv practice test with just a few questions. These DMV practice tests are based on more than 1,000 free driver test questions and answers for Texas. It should be all the questions and practice tests you need to prepare. Guaranteed. Oh... and when we say free, we really mean FREE!

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 » Our online TX DPS practice tests are safe and easy to use.
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 » Each DMV practice test at Driver's Prep consists of random practice test questions and answers.
 ...Many are real questions from TxDPS.

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 ...Along with detailed explanations. If you are wrong, we tell you why.

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When Do I Need To Take the Written Test?



 » When you are a first time Texas license applicant:
 ...and have never been licensed and not completed a driver education course.

 » When you have been licensed in another state:
 ...but your out-of-state driver's license has expired.

 » When you are a new U.S. resident over 18 with an out-of-country license:
 ...and wish to convert to a Texas driver's license. The Texas DPS written test is waived if you hold a valid license from U.S. territory, Canada, France, South Korea, Germany or Taiwan (this does not apply to minors under 18 from France, Germany, South Korea and Taiwan.)

If hold a valid, unexpired learner's license from another U.S. state/U.S. territory, or Canada, France, Germany, South Korea, or Taiwan you must take the driving test but not the knowledge test.

If you hold a unrestricted license from any country other than the U.S., Canada, France, South Korea, Germany or Taiwan you must pass both the knowledge and behind-the-wheel test.

Anyone under 25 is required to pass a driver education course and present the original certificate of completion at the DPS office. A knowledge test is part of the program. The adult (18 and older) driver education course can be completed online.

How Many Questions are there on the Texas DPS Written Knowledge Test?



The official Texas DPS written test consists of 30 questions and you are allowed 9 incorrect answers are allowed (70% passing score). If you are over 25 or older, you must pass this knowledge test before you receive your driver's license, unless you are eligible to transfer a valid license to a Texas license (see above).

The DPS written test will measure your knowledge of traffic signs, driving laws and safe driving. All questions are based on the information contained in Texas Driver Handbook.

If you don't pass the written knowledge and behind-the-wheel tests on your first attempt, your application is put on hold for 90 days. After 90 days or three failed tests, you must submit a new application and pay the fee again.

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Auto Theft Information

What if Your Car is Stolen?

Think about this: what would happen if your car suddenly disappeared? Victims of auto theft often find it difficult, if not impossible, to go on with everyday life. That is why auto theft protection is so important.

The Most Stolen Cars in United States

The most stolen cars are NOT expensive sports cars or multi-purpose passenger vehicles. In fact, the most reported stolen cars are ordinary passenger cars.

According to NHTSA, the (2012) most reported stolen models are:

  1. Mercedes Benz CL-Class
  2. Mitsubishi Eclipse
  3. Mazda 6
  4. Chrysler Dodge Charger
  5. Nissan Infiniti FX35/FX50
  6. Chrysler Dodge Avenger
  7. Chrysler 300
  8. GM Chevy Impala
  9. Mitsubishi Galant
  10. GM Chevy Captiva

Did you know that every 45 seconds a car is stolen in the United States? Only half of them (54%) are recovered. Thieves can strip a vehicle in less than 30 minutes. They can make 2-4 times a vehicle’s worth by selling its individual parts.

Didn’t you find your model in the list? See The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2012 Theft Data for a complete list.

States with the Most Stolen Vehicles

The following are the 10 U.S. States with the most stolen vehicles:

  1. California
  2. Florida
  3. Texas
  4. New York
  5. Georgia
  6. Illinois
  7. New Jersey
  8. North Carolina
  9. Ohio
  10. Nevada

The auto theft rate in these states has a significant effect on auto insurance premiums in those states.

How to Protect Yourself from Auto Theft

There are some simple steps you can follow to beat the thieves at their own game and protect yourself from auto theft.

First, get anti-theft systems and devices that make your car more difficult to steal and easier to recover. Most vehicles today come with audible warning devices. They may deter random auto theft by loud sounds. VIN-etching your vehicles windows/glass and even parts, is a simple and inexpensive protection. Electronic devices that prevent thieves from bypassing your vehicle’s ignition system are also effective. There are other electronic devices that disable the flow of electricity or fuel to the engine. You can also get simple GPS devices that can help law enforcement reveal the location of your stolen car.

Secondly, always park your car in a safe place. If you have a garage, use it. Hide your valuables. Always close all windows and lock the car. Never leave your car with the key in the ignition.

Get more information from The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Texas DPS Written Test Practice on YouTube

Permit practice tests for Texas can now be found on YouTube. The three first videos, based on our full Texas DPS practice tests have been uploaded this week. The YouTube videos are ideal for quick reminders of the most important DPS test questions and answers. As always, you should start by reviewing the Texas Driver Handbook – eventually there will be a new version released in 2015. We suggest you continue by taking a few daily Texas practice test on driversprep.com for at least 2-3 weeks to fully learn and understand the contents of the Driver Handbook. The YouTube videos may serve as flash cards or quick reminders to boost your confidence before the real Texas DPS written test.

The initial DPS Practice Videos

The first set consists of three videos. Additional Texas DPS written test videos are planned later this spring. Be sure the check out the Texas DPS Knowledge Tests playlist on YouTube.

Remember, driving is a privilege that you must earn. Read the driver handbook carefully to fully learn rules of the road and safe driving techniques. Do not just memorize phrases or words from practice tests. Make sure you fully understand the answers. Safety one the road is everyone’s responsibility. Take the driver handbook and the practice tests on Driver’s Prep seriously. Really understanding the rules of the road and safe driving can save your life one day.

In Texas, applicants under 25 must successfully complete an approved driver education course. This gives you a chance to discuss things you do not fully understand. Take it.

Our Texas practice tests are also ideal for immigrants and everyone else who must convert an out-of-country license to a Texas Driver’s License. You will get the answers to some of the most tricky questions.

You Will Pass – Guaranteed!

In Texas, applicants under 25 must successfully complete an approved driver education course. The Texas DPS knowledge test will be part of that program.

When you use our Texas DPS Written Test practice you will have a much better chance to pass the Texas DPS examination the first time. For license holders who are forced to re-take their knowledge test, the pass rate is almost 100% after using this site. This means that reviewing the Texas Driver Handbook and taking the free online practice tests at driversprep.com is worth your while.

Our practice tests also get high ratings by high school programs, universities, and commercial driving schools. We always strive to give you the questions and answers that are accurate and up-to-date. When you are having trouble with a question you can use the report function after each answer and get additional feedback. You can also join us on Facebook and get additional info, feedback, and new questions.

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Confusing Texas Cell Phone Laws

In 2011, Texas Gov. Rick Perry issued a veto against Texas House Bill 242, which would have banned texting while driving. Perry said supported measures that make Texas roads safer for everyone. But he refused to “micromanage the behavior of adults“.

This have made the map of legal and illegal cell phone use in Texas a total mess. Although Texas has no statewide law banning all use of cell phones while driving, there are many local ordinances that prohibit or restrict the use of cell phones while driving.

This confusing map of Texas laws will continue. The next Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, shares the current governor’s dislike of further distracted driving legislation. Meaning, Texas will be left with a patchwork of local ordinances to confuse drivers for a long time.

Summary of Texas Cell Phone Laws

1. There is no statewide law banning the use of cell phones while driving for all drivers.

2. Drivers with learner’s permits are prohibited from using handheld cell phones in the first six months of driving. If over 18, drivers may use hands-free cell phones.

3. Drivers under the age of 18 are prohibited from using all wireless communications devices.

4. In school zones, all drivers are prohibited from texting and using handheld devices while driving.

5. Local ordinances may ban all uses of wireless communications devices while driving, ban on texting and other manual uses of wireless communication devices while driving, or ban just texting while driving.

According to the Texas Legislative Council, the following cities have ordinances prohibiting texting while driving: Alamo, Alice, Amarillo, Aransas Pass, Arlington, Austin, Bellaire, Brownsville, Canyon, Conroe, Converse, Corpus Christi, Denton, El Paso, Farmers Branch, Galveston, Grand Prairie, Harlingen, Helotes, Laredo, Magnolia, Maypearl, McAllen, Meadowlakes, Mission, Missouri City, Mount Vernon, Nacogdoches, Palmview, Pampa, Penitas, Richwood, Rowlett, San Antonio, Shoreacres, Sinton, Stephenville, Tomball, Universal City, West University Place.

Austin and San Antonio updated their ordinances on January 1, 2015. Both cities now ban all handheld devices as well as all texting. In Denton, the texting ban grace period will be over on Monday, February 16, and police will be start issuing tickets.

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Getting An Auto Insurance
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Since you are taking practice tests on this site you will soon have a new driver's license in your hand. And perhaps a new car? And your first auto-insurance?

Finding the best auto insurance is actually harder than you would think. Just because a friend or neighbor got a great deal doesn't mean you will get the same offer.

Here are some good advice on how to get a deal.

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Ready for Your DMV Test?
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In many states, two out of three fail their first attempt at the DMV written test. That is why we created this site with free DMV practice tests and all you need to pass your DMV permit test. We are committed to help you pass your DMV examination the first time.

Being familiar with how the DMV test works is very important. Our DMV practice tests are based on the way the written DMV tests work in most states. You will be given multiple-choice questions with three or four answers. Only one is correct.

We suggest that you take some practice tests every day until you easily score 90% or more.

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