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Every Alabama resident who operates any motor vehicle must have a driver license or learner’s permit. The written test covers the contents of the Alabama DMV Driver’s Manual. It contains questions on Alabama road signs, traffic laws, and rules of safe driving. The written knowledge test consists of 40 questions. To pass the AL DMV test, you must correctly answer at least 32 questions (80%). Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Alabama driver's license test.
1. If you remain in the back blind spot of a large vehicle:
you increase the chance of a crash.
the large vehicle will take much longer to stop.
you can reduce fuel consumption.
2. If you see a “lane closed ahead” sign you should:
make a U-turn. You are on the wrong side of the road.
merge into the correct lane when it is safe.
speed to the end of the closed lane and try to get into the other lane.
3. You should increase your following distance:
at night or if it is raining.
when the roads are slippery.
All of the above.
4. When overtaking a pedestrian who is walking along the roadway and an oncoming vehicle is approaching, you should:
keep driving, you have the right-of-way.
honk your horn so the pedestrian moves over.
slow down and let the vehicle pass first.
5. The best way to avoid a dangerous situation when driving is to:
know what is happening around your vehicle.
turn off the radio.
always keep your eyes focused ahead of your car.
6. If you drive faster than other vehicles on a road with one lane in each direction and continually pass the other cars, you will:
help prevent traffic congestion.
get you to your destination much faster and safer.
increase your chances of an accident.
7. This road sign means:
Railroad Crossing
One Way
Limited parking
8. Alcohol:
makes you less aware of what is happening to your driving abilities.
makes it easier to make correct decisions.
improves your reaction time.
9. What do flashing red lights on a school bus indicate?
The bus is stopped to load or discharge passengers.
Traffic that approaches from either direction may proceed.
The bus is about to stop.
10. Roadways are the most slippery:
the first rain after a dry spell.
after it has been raining for awhile.
during a heavy downpour.
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AL DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass: 32
Passing score: 80%
Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass: 32
Passing score: 80%
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