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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. What does this road sign indicate?
yield to bikes sign
Drivers have the right of way over bicyclists turning left.
Vehicles traveling straight must yield to bicyclists entering a right turn lane.
Vehicles entering a right turn lane may encounter bicyclists traveling straight, and must yield to the bicyclists.
2. Regulatory signs are ____ rectangles with ____ letters or symbols.
yellow; black
white; black
green; white
3. You should use turn signals to indicate your intention with sufficient time to allow other drivers to see the signal:
if it’s raining.
AFTER you move.
BEFORE you move.
4. This sign means:
school sign
Business area nearby. Watch for business people.
There is a work zone ahead. Watch for workers.
The driver is near a school and should watch for children.
5. If you are feeling tired while driving, you should:
stop and get some rest.
open a window.
drink coffee.
6. Blocking an intersection during rush hour traffic is not permitted:
under any circumstances.
unless you entered the intersection on a green light.
unless you have the right-of-way.
7. Blind spots around a large vehicle are _________________ than the blind spots around a car.
larger and deeper
less dangerous
narrower and shorter
8. Construction zone signs are generally:
rectangular with white red coloring.
triangular with black and yellow coloring.
diamond or rectangular with orange and black coloring.
9. A red arrow on a traffic light means:
You may not turn in the direction of the arrow until a green light or arrow light goes on.
You may turn in in the direction of the arrow after coming to a complete stop.
You must stop and then proceed when the way is clear.
10. This sign warns drivers that:
two way traffic ahead sign
they cannot go straight ahead.
they will soon be facing oncoming traffic.
a shared lane starts ahead.
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AL DMV Written Test

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