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500+ Virginia DOL Test Questions

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Our Virginia DOL practice tests have 500+ unique driver's license and permit questions and answers. The Virginia DMV practice tests are based on the latest driver's manual published by Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. They cover all areas of the official VA DOL test, including Virginia 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 Virginia DOL 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 DOL cheat sheets or official permit practice tests with just a few questions. Our DOL practice tests are based on more than 500+ free driver test questions and answers for Virginia. All the DMV questions you need to prepare. Guaranteed. Oh... and when we say free, we really mean FREE!

How to Ace the DMV Test

Is There a Secret Behind Passing the Exam?

What is the secret behind passing the DMV exam? Is it enough to just take the DMV practice tests? We asked Joni Stark, an experienced driving instructor, and she shares some of her best tips.

How Should You Study?

It is important to remember, that no two people study the exact same way. What works for some, may not work for others. Researchers, however, say that there are some general methods that get better results than other methods. Try to figure out what will work for you.

Start With the Driver's Manual

It is a good idea to scan the driver's manual and understand what you need to learn. Content may not seem to be much, but every word in that manual counts. Questions on your final DMV exam will be drawn from all parts of the manual.


When to Take the DOL Test

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

 » When you apply for a new Virginia driver's license:
 ...and have not been licensed in Virginia or any other state before.

 » When you wish to renew your Virginia driver's license:
 ...and your driver license has been expired for one year or more. If you are age 20 or under and have received one or more traffic convictions, you must also retake the Virginia written test.

 » When you wish to transfer an out-of-state license:
 ...and your out-of-state license has expired.

 » When you have a foreign driver's license from a country other than Canada, France, or Germany:
 ...and are required to obtain a Virginia driver's license.

 » When your Virginia license has been revoked:
 ...and you wish to have your license reinstated. You will be required to take all applicable knowledge and skills tests and pay for a new license.

How Many Questions are there on the Virginia Knowledge Exam?

The official Virginia written test is a two-part exam. The first part consists of 10 traffic sign questions. You must correctly answer all 10 questions before you can procced to the next part, which has 25 multiple choice questions on traffic laws and safe driving. You must answer at least 20 questions correctly on this second part (80 percent) of the knowledge exam.

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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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