TX Practice Tests
Our permit practice tests in learning mode has 25 random questions based on the handbook and real TX DMV 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 Texas 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 Texas is 70 percent, which means you should be able to answer at least 18 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 Texas Knowledge Test?
Persons applying for an original Texas license must pass a knowledge test. Applicants less than 25 years of age is required to take a driver education course before applying for a driver license. Upon successful completion of the course, the person is not required to take the knowledge test.
The written test is not required for adult applicants who hold and surrender a valid, unexpired driver license from another U.S. state or U.S. territory. This also applies to applicants who hold a valid out-of-country license from Canada, France, South Korea or Germany. All other citizens with an out-of-country license must pass the written knowledge examination.
Applicants less than 18 years of age with a license or permit from a country other than the U.S. or Canada are required to take the knowledge test. This includes France, South Korea and Germany.
Texas DMV Written Test
The written test is based in information available in the Texas driver’s handbook. It is offered on computerized test stations. If you do not pass the knowledge test, you cannot retake the test the same day. After 90 days or three failed attempts, a new application and fee will be required.
At this point, Texas knowledge tests are only available in English and Spanish. You must be able to understand road signs written in English to pass the test.
You may bring a translator, but the translator is not allowed to help you during the test.
If you are hearing impaired and have trouble reading, you may request an oral test with a certified ASL interpreter. Contact your local driver license office at least four business days prior to your visit.