Car Full Test

Virginia Full Car Written Test

Welcome to the 'Car Practice Test'

This practice test will select 46 random questions, which you will be expected to complete within the allocated 60 minute time limit. You will be shown correct and incorrect answers at the end of the quiz, with a hint available on each question should you need it.

Each question approximates the style and type used by the DMV for your real test.


  1. The test will begin after you select the 'Next' button below.
  2. For each question, choose from the four multiple choice answers provided.
  3. Some questions may have more than one answer, a note will be displayed when to do this.
  4. A confirmation screen will appear at the end for you to submit the test to be scored. Click 'Submit' to be shown a review of your scores and suggested revision.

Ready? Click 'Next' to begin.

[ Handling Emergencies ]
What should you do in the event that you begin to skid while driving on ice?
[ Special Driving Situations ]
If you come to a wet road, by how much should you reduce your speed?
[ Parking ]
What should you do before backing up to parallel park?
[ Parking ]
What does a green parking colored curb indicate?
[ Traffic Controls ]
Where is this sign normally displayed?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
If you are approaching a school safety patrol, what should you do?
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
A driver is moving slowly, and you want them to go faster. Should you honk your horn at them?
[ Special Driving Situations ]
Coasting is a term used to describe a vehicle traveling in neutral or with the clutch on. How does this affect your control of the vehicle? (Select all that apply)

[ Vehicle Positioning ]
You are traveling at a safe distance between you and the vehicle in front. Another vehicle overtakes and pulls into this gap. What should you do?

[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What does it mean when a blind pedestrian pulls in their cane and steps away from the crosswalk?
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
Which steering method is recommended when turning at low speeds?
[ Sharing the Road ]
You are traveling slowly behind a cyclist in front of you. Why might they suddenly swerve or move across the traffic lane?

[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
How far can your cargo extend before you are required to use a 12 inch red or orange square flag to indicate the wideness of the load?
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
Whilst driving or riding, you should avoid distractions such as: (Select all that apply)

[ Safe Driving Practices ]
Who is responsible whilst a vehicle is traveling under cruise control?

[ Handling Emergencies ]
What is the third step you must do in the event that your accelerator becomes stuck?
[ Traffic Controls ]
What does this sign mean?

[ Additional Driving Laws / Rules ]
How long can traffic convictions and collisions, at minimum, stay on your record for?
[ Driver Readiness ]
Which of the following will not prevent drowsy driving?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What is the speed limit when you are in a business district?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
What is the correct definition of a pedestrian?
[ Parking ]
What does a yellow parking colored curb indicate?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
In the event that you have to drive on a sidewalk, what is the correct course of action?
[ Parking ]
Which of the following is an example of disabled placard abuse?
[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
[ Lane Control ]
What is a HOV lane?
[ Lane Control ]
What should you do before overtaking? (Select all that apply)
[ Turns ]
Which of the following is not an illegal U-turn?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
You MUST NOT reverse your vehicle:

[ Traffic Controls ]
What does a flashing red traffic signal mean?
[ Traffic Controls ]
When coming to a stop sign, if there is no limit line or cross walk present, where must you stop your vehicle?
[ Lane Control ]
Apart from looking in your mirrors, what should you do before changing lanes?
[ Sharing the Road ]
At what speed do slow moving vehicles typically travel?
[ Turns ]
What should you not do when making a left turn?
[ Safe Driving Practices ]
What should you do if you have to stop in a tunnel?

[ Traffic Controls ]
What is this sign indicating?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
If two vehicles meet on a steep road where neither car can pass, who has the right-of-way?
[ Alcohol and Drugs ]
Regardless of age, if you are on probation for DUI, what is the minimum level of BAC before it becomes unlawful to drive?
[ Traffic Controls ]
This type of sign is often paired with which of the following signs?
[ Occupant Protection ]
If a passenger is under what age, you may be cited for them not wearing a seatbelt?
[ Sharing the Road ]
What does this hazardous load placard mean?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
At intersections without a STOP or YIELD signs, what action is correct?
[ Sharing the Road ]
Some of the most vulnerable road users are: (Select all that apply)

[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
When making a right turn, what should you be considering?
[ Laws and Rules of the Road ]
Which of the following must you do when driving through a crosswalk?
[ Traffic Controls ]
Which of the following is true regarding a green arrow traffic signal?

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