This online Illinois written driving test, with multiple choice questions, is intended to help you prepare for the DMV Illinois written test that is required before you can get your driver’s license.

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When faced with low visibility conditions while driving, you should:

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You may pass another vehicle on the right if it is waiting to:

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Large trucks require:

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Two sets of two yellow lines, with solid lines on the outside and broken lines on the inside, represent what?

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When the light is red, you may make a left turn if:

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Large trucks turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction:

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Alcohol is:

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If you are going into a curve too quickly, you should:

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When driving at night, you can reduce the glare from an approaching car's headlights by:

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A solid yellow line on your side of the road means:

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A lane with a diamond symbol is for:

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Directions given by a police officer overrule:

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Pedestrians walking on a highway should walk when safe:

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Crosswalks near school are painted:

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You park your car on the side of the roaYou are facing uphill and there is no curb present. You should:

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When is a normal solid white line used as pavement marking between lanes?

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You may legally block an intersection when:

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You may cross solid yellow lines:

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It is important to stay well behind large trucks and buses, and out of their blind spots because:

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The two-second rule is:

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You are not allowed to pass a vehicle on the left when:

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When driving in the fast lane, if you are tailgated, the best thing to do is?

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What causes most rear-end accident?

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Driving off the paved roadway to pass another vehicle is allowed when:

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A pedestrian using a white cane means that:

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Upon approaching an intersection in which a traffic signal is not working how should you proceed?

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When there are two or more lanes, which one you should use for slow driving?

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White lines on the roadway mean:

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If you have to cross several lanes:

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If your wheels go off the pavement:

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Regulatory traffic signs instruct drivers what they should, or should not do, in certain circumstances. You will be asked to identify roadway signs on the Illinois Permit Test.

Everything You Need to Know About the Illinois Written Driving Test

Whether you’re a teen getting ready to learn how to drive or in your early 20s just getting around to get your first driver’s license, you first need to obtain a learner’s permit and to do that, you must pass an Illinois written driving test. Illinois wants to make sure that you have a little basic knowledge before climbing behind the wheel even with a parent or guardian, so you need to pass the permit test to get on the road.

Question Basics

So where do the questions on the test come from? All the answers are found in the Illinois Rules of the Road manual. The manual includes everything from basic road rules and laws specific to Illinois to the most common and unique road signs you might encounter. Your first step should be to download a copy and start reading through it.

How Long is the Test?

The test consists of 35 questions. At least 15 of the questions are specific to road signs, so make sure to spend some time studying the unusual ones. When you’re driving down the road, you need to be able to recognize the shape and symbols immediately to make any changes needed to your driving behavior, such as slowing down or shifting into a lower gear.

How Many Questions Do You Need to Answer Correctly to Pass?

In order to pass, you must answer 28 of the questions correctly. The questions are multiple-choice but don’t skip out on studying. Many of the answers are similar so you need to know the exact answer and not just guess them.

Passing the Test

Like anything new, you must study in order to pass the test. Start by downloading the manual and reading through the material. You can spend some time rereading any sections that seem confusing or completely new to you. After you feel like you have a grasp on the material, visit the Driver Knowledge website and take a couple of the practice Illinois written driving tests. Go back and study any information that you don’t know the answer immediately.

Safe driving!