AL Practice Tests
Our permit practice tests in learning mode have 25 random questions based on the handbook and real AL DPS tests. After each question, you have access to instant feedback with detailed explanations.
How should you study? Well, your first step is to get the latest version of the Alabama Driver’s Manual. When you’ve studied the handbook, you can use these practice tests to check your progress and level of readiness.
The passing score in Alabama is 80 percent, which means you should be able to answer at least 20 questions correctly. It is a good idea to aim a little higher on a practice test. Take enough tests to make sure you can reach a score of 92 percent with ease.
Who Must Take the Alabama Written Knowledge Test
If you have not been licensed in Alabama before or if your Alabama license has been expired for over three years you must pass the required drivers examination.
With an out-of-state license which has not been expired over one year you do not have to pass a driver examination.
New Alabama resident with a driver’s license from a country other than United States, Germany, South Korea, or Puerto Rico must pass the written knowledge test before getting an Alabama license.
The written knowledge tests are available in foreign languages: Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese.
Automated testing is available to all applicants taking the driver license knowledge test.
Examinations may also be administered to the hearing impaired in American Sign Language. Automated testing equipment is used and available only at certain Driver License offices.
If you are unable to read and comprehend the knowledge tests, oral examinations may be administered using automated testing equipment.
What Does the Test Contain?
The driver examination contains questions on Alabama traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving.
Questions are based on material found in the Alabama Driver Manual. You can download a digital version from the DPS web site.
To pass the Alabama knowledge test you must correctly answer 24 out of 30 questions.
If you are applying for a motor driven cycle or a motorcycle license, you will need to study the material found in the motorcycle manual.