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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. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
Right turn permitted
Sharp curve ahead
No right turn
2. One broken line indicates:
You can pass other vehicles and change lanes, if it is safe.
You cannot pass other vehicles or go across the line.
You can change lanes, but only when traffic conditions or obstructions in the road make it necessary.
3. When driving behind a motorcycle, drivers should:
slow down.
be ready to sound the horn.
increase the following distance.
4. If your brakes are wet, you can dry them by:
Lightly pressing the gas and brake pedals at the same time.
Pulling over to the right and wait until it stops raining.
Increasing your speed while obeying the speed limit.
5. Any use of a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle is considered a distraction because:
it occupies the driver's mind, hands and eyes.
it draws the attention of other drivers.
it may be use to contact law enforcement.
6. A large vehicle is backing up to unload goods. You should:
enter one of the blind spots and wait.
try to pass close behind.
be patient and wait until the large vehicle has completed its backup maneuver.
7. This road sign means:
divided highway ends sign
Curves ahead
Divided highway ahead
Divided highway ends
8. When pedestrians are in a crosswalk, drivers should:
pull over to the right and stop.
go ahead because drivers have the right-of-way.
wait for them to cross.
9. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
No U-turns
No right turn
No left turn
10. What should you do if your brakes fail and youd don't have ABS?
Hook your shoe under the pedal and see if you can free it.
Turn on your cruise control.
Pump the brake pedal hard and fast to increase pressure.
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AL DMV Knowledge Test Facts

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