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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle on the public roads in Idaho is required to have a valid driver's license or learner’s permit. Applicants must be 15 years old or older to take the written knowledge and skills tests. The Idaho written knowledge test will cover the contents of the ID DMV Driver's Manual including road rules, highway signs, traffic signals, pavement markings, safe driving practices and equipment required on motor vehicles. The Idaho DMV written test consists of 40 questions, and you are allowed to miss 6 questions to pass the test.
1. When driving in travel lanes on the roadway:
you may make back up quickly if there are no vehicles behind.
do not stop for any reason, keep moving until you can safely pull off the road.
you may make a U-turn if you get on the wrong entrance ramp of the freeway.
you may stop to let out passengers.
2. Railroad crossings should always be considered:
safe when railroad crossing lights are active.
a place where stopping is required.
safe to cross.
3. This sign means:
night speed
The night-time speed limit is 45 MPH.
The minimum speed limit is 45 MPH.
The recommended speed limit is 45 MPH.
Take route 45 if you are driving at night.
4. This road sign means:
cross road sign
4-way stop
You must turn right
Railroad crossing
Crossroad ahead
5. Drivers should always look carefully for motorcycles before changing lanes because:
motorcycles always have the right-of-way at intersections.
motorcycles are not permitted to share traffic lanes.
motorcycles are smaller and harder to see.
All of the above.
6. What should you do in case of a brake failure?
Pull off the road into an open space, if available.
Apply the parking brake slowly.
Rub your tires on the curb to slow your car.
All of the above.
7. This road sign means:
hill sign
No left turn
Narrow Bridge
Steep downgrade
No right turn
8. If one of your tires blows out, you should:
pump your brakes and steer where you want to go.
hold the steering wheel tightly, slowly take your foot off the gas pedal and steer smoothly where you want to go.
apply your brakes immediately.
apply your brakes gently and steer smoothly where you want to go.
9. What is the slow moving vehicle symbol?
A reflective orange triangle
A reflective red square
A reflective white triangle
A reflective yellow diamond
10. This road sign means:
pedestrian crossing
Flagger ahead
Mountain trail
Pedestrian crossing
School crossing
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ID DMV Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:34
Passing score:85%
Minimum age to apply: 14 ½
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