Study for Your Alabama Driver License or Learner License
Our permit practice tests have 25 random questions based on the handbook and real AL DPS tests. You can use them to study for both the full license and the learner license.
After each question, you get instant feedback with an explanation. It helps you find the information in the Alabama Driver Manual.
Your first step is to get a copy of the latest version of the Alabama Driver Manual. Get it online or from your Driver License District Office. Study the manual until you have a good understanding of the content. Then, use the practice tests to check your progress and if you are ready or not for the exam.
The passing score in Alabama is 80 percent. On a practice test with 25 questions, you must answer at least 20 questions correctly. A rule of thumb is to take enough tests to make sure you can reach a score of 92 percent.
Who Must Take the Alabama Written Knowledge Test
If you have not been licensed in Alabama before or if your driver 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, tests are waived and you don’t have to take the exam.
New residents 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.
Things You Should Know about the Alabama Exam
The written knowledge test is available in the following foreign languages: Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese.
All tests are now computerized. The automated tests are available to all applicants taking the driver license knowledge test.
Examinations may also be administered to the hearing impaired in American Sign Language. If necessary, contact your local Driver License office to make sure they offer this type of examination.
If you are unable to read and comprehend a written test, you can ask for an oral examination.
How Many Questions are on the Alabama Knowledge Test?
The test has 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer 24 out of the 30 questions. It is a passing score of 80%.
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It has questions on Alabama traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. All questions are based on information found in the Alabama Driver Manual. So, don’t try to pass the exam without reading the manual.
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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.