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If you live in Vermont and plan to drive in Vermont, you must obtain a Vermont driver's license or learner’s permit. To get a driver’s license, you must pass a vision, knowledge and driving test. The DMV knowledge test has 20 multiple choice questions, based on the material in the Vermont Driver's Manual. The VT DMV written test is designed to check your knowledge of road rules, road signs and signals, traffic laws and safe driving practices. You must answer at least 16 questions correctly to pass the test. If you fail the VT DMV test, you must wait at least one day before taking another one. Practice with these sample tests and study the driver’s manual to get ready for the official Vermont DMV written test.
1. Anything that requires you to _______ could cause you to crash.
take your attention away from driving
take your hands off the wheel
take your eyes off the road
All of the above.
2. On a road with two or more lanes in the same direction, you approach an emergency vehicle that is stopped with its warning lights on. You must:
slow down. If possible, change lanes.
pass the emergency vehicle as quickly as possible.
maintain your current speed and stay in your lane.
drive to the right side of the road and stop.
3. When exiting a highway, you should slow down:
when you first see the exit sign.
before moving into the exit lane.
Once you have moved into the exit lane.
once you see the toll booth.
4. What does a yellow arrow signal mean?
yellow arrow
The same as the yellow light, but applies only to movement in the direction of the arrow.
The same as a green light.
Vehicles moving in all directions must stop if they can. The light will soon be red.
None of the above.
5. Emergency vehicles:
have the right-of-way when using siren and red/blue lights.
may use a loudspeaker to give instructions.
may follow each other.
All of the above.
6. A broken yellow line alongside a solid yellow line means:
Passing is permitted on the side of the solid yellow line
Passing is not permitted in either direction
Passing is permitted on the side of the broken yellow line
Passing on the right is permitted in either direction
7. Your BAC depends on:
your weight.
how much time passes between drinks.
how much alcohol you drink.
All of the above.
8. Right turns at circular red lights are allowed:
unless there is a sign indicating that drivers cannot turn right on red.
only after the driver has stopped completely and scanned the intersection.
after the driver has yielded the right of way to pedestrians and other vehicles.
All of the above.
9. Double solid yellow lines mean:
passing is not permitted in either direction.
passing is permitted in either direction.
the lane to the right may pass.
the lane to the left may pass.
10. What should you do if a vehicle is approaching head-on in your lane?
Decrease speed, pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other driver.
Come to a complete stop and use your horn to warn the vehicles behind you.
Pull over to the left and use your emergency lights to stop the other driver.
Turn off the ignition if your vehicle has power steering.
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VT DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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