Under the laws of Ohio, if you operate any motor vehicle on the streets or highways, you must have a driver’s license or learner’s permit. To get a license or learner’s permit, you must pass a driver knowledge test on Ohio traffic laws and road signs. The questions are multiple choice and are based on the material in the Ohio DMV Driver’s Manual. The written test is designed to check your knowledge of traffic signs, identification of signals and pavement markings, road rules and safe driving practices. The test consists of 40 questions. To pass the Ohio DMV written test, you are allowed to miss 5 of the 20 questions about road signs, and 5 of the 20 questions about road rules.
1. This road sign means:
Divided highway ahead
Right lane ends ahead
Merging traffic
Watch for vehicles entering from the side
2. This road sign means:
No trucks allowed
Truck stop ahead
Trucks under 18,000 lbs. allowed
Hill ahead
3. When they see a yellow X signal, drivers should:
prepare to leave the lane safely.
turn off the ignition.
stay in their lane.
come to a complete stop at the marked stop line.
4. This sign means:
Parking is not allowed at 8:30 AM and at 5:30 PM
You can only park between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
No parking between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
None of the above.
5. What should drivers do when they see this sign?
Make sure the bridge is clear of oncoming traffic before they cross.
Allow others to merge smoothly.
Look to the left and right for other traffic.
Merge left.
6. This road sign means:
Road narrows ahead
Slow down or stop
Stop only for traffic on an intersecting road
7. It's 10 AM. This sign tells you that:
you must display a special permit in order to park here.
you are not allowed to park here.
you must park your car between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
you are allowed to park until 5:30 PM.
8. The sign in the picture:
is a warning sign.
shows the highest speed drivers can travel at the exit of the intersection.
lists the maximum recommended safe speed for an exit on an expressway.
shows the minimum safe speed for an exit on an highway.
9. This road sign means:
Curve ahead
No left turn
Road work ahead
Merging Traffic
10. This sign means:
Not enter
The road to the right is for one-way traffic only
Stay on the main highway if possible
Follow a detour to the right
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OH DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Signs questions: 20
Correct answers to pass: 30
Passing score: 75%
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