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500+ Ohio BMV Test Questions

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Our Ohio BMV practice tests have 500+ unique driver's license and permit questions and answers. All BMV practice test questions are based on the latest Digest of Ohio Motor Vehicle Laws from Ohio Department of Public Safety. They cover all areas of the official OH BMV test, including Ohio laws, 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 Ohio BMV test, it will feel like you have already seen all questions.

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When do You Need the Driver's License?

Ohio Driver's License

Operating a vehicle

It is important to understand that the law refers to operating a vehicle rather than driving one. In Ohio, you need a license when operating a motor vehicle for vehicular travel or parking. This means that the law does not specifically require that the vehicle be moving.

Public and Private Roads

Another misunderstanding is that you don't need a driver's license when you drive on private roads. This, however, all depends on the type of private road. As soon as a private road is accessible by the public, you need a driver's license. The law states that a driver's license is needed on any public road, or any public or private property used by the public.

Operating Vehicle under the Influence

The OVI law takes this requirement a step further. Under this law, you may be charged with OVI on any private property, regardless if the public has access to it or not. Ohio simply prohibits operating a vehicle under the influence anywhere within this state!

When to Take the BMV Test

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In general, you need to take the written BMV test:

 » When you are a first-time applicant for an original Ohio driver's license or permit:
 ...and have not been licensed before.

 » When you wish to renew your Ohio driver's license:
 ...and your license has been expired for more than six months.

 » When you lost your Ohio driver's license due to a suspension or revocation:
 ...and are required to apply for a new license.

 » When you have been licensed in another state:
 ...and are required to transfer to an Ohio driver's license you may be required to take the vision and knowledge tests.

 » When you are a new U.S. resident with an out-of-country license:
 ...and wish to convert to an Ohio driver license.

How Many Questions are there on the Ohio Written Test?

The official Ohio written test has two parts: You must correctly answer 15 out of the 20 motor vehicle regulations questions, and you must correctly answer 15 out of the 20 road signs questions. The overall passing score is 75 percent.

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Total passing scores in all States

See a list of passing scores on the DMV test here. Where the DMV knowledge test consist of two parts with a separate road sign test, the average passing scores from both parts are used. (Road signs tests usually have a higher passing scores, like Virginia where you must correctly answer all 10 road sign questions.)

States with different passing scores

California has three different tests, depending on your age and if you are a first-time applicant or not. The passing scores vary slightly depending on test.

Higher passing scores does not necessarily mean that the DMV test is more difficult.

How many questions?

The number of questions on the real DMV written test usually vary between 20 and 50, depending on State.

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DMV Test: Back Up Your Car

What you Need to Know at DMV

For your road test, it is important that you know how to back up your car or drive it in reverse. Questions about backing up may also show up on your written DMV test. We tell you what to expect.

The DMV Test, and Then What?

If you still have your DMV written exam ahead you, there are some important points you should remember for the written examination. Afterwards, when you have your learner's permit, make sure that you go through them again and practice driving in reverse until you feel comfortable with it. Do you have a backup camera? Then, learn how to back up both with it and without it.

Quick DMV Answers

Know what to do before you get behind the wheel and put the gear in reverse. Know how to start, how look behind you, and which speed to use. All of those things are very important for your test.

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Free permit practice tests

Driver's Prep ( is a content and resource website that offers free practice tests for driver's education in United States. It provides the most complete online testing for all 50 states, including District of Columbia.

Practice tests online since 2007

Driver's Prep was created in 2007. At the time, there were no websites offering free licenseor permit practice tests to the public in United States.

Driver's Prep was a game changer. For the first time, any applicant for a permit or driver's license could access online tests without signing up with a driving school or driving class, and without paying a fee. Driver's Prep was also unique by not requiring users to create an account.

1.5 million users

Today, Driver's Prep has more than 1.5 million annual users and the database holds more than 50,000 DMV questions. The DMV questions are unique for each State and many are real DMV questions from official DMV knowledge tests.

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