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Every Alabama resident who operates any motor vehicle must have a driver license or learner’s permit. The DMV 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 Alabama DMV 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. Broken yellow lines:
separate lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions.
indicate you are in a no passing zone.
separate lanes of traffic moving in the same direction.
2. To be able to turn quickly, your hands should be:
placed on opposite sides of the steering wheel.
next to each other on the top of the steering wheel.
on the steering wheel, so they are at the 6 and 12 o'clock positions.
3. When following another vehicle at night, drivers should use:
low beam headlights.
emergency flashers.
high beam headlights.
4. The first sign drivers see when approaching a highway-rail intersection is usually:
a crossbuck sign.
an advance warning sign.
a speed limit sign.
5. As your speed increases it is most important to:
drive with one hand on steering wheel.
keep your foot on the brake pedal.
look farther ahead.
6. If a bus needs to make a right turn and you are also turning right:
squeeze between the bus and the curb.
try to turn right before the bus does.
wait until the bus turns before turning right.
7. Night driving can be more difficult because:
vehicle speed and distance are harder to judge.
there are more cars on the roads at night.
the speed limit is increased at night.
8. What is the meaning of blue traffic signs?
 A blue background indicates a regulatory sign.
They give directional information.
Blue indicates road user services.
9. Who has a greater risk of being involved in a traffic crash?
Drivers who are driving alone.
Young people.
All of the above.
10. When passing another vehicle, you should:
assume the other vehicle will maintain a constant speed.
check your mirrors and blind spots.
drive at the same speed as the vehicle you are passing.
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AL DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:32
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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