This online NC sign test, with multiple choice questions, is intended to help you prepare for the NC permit test that is required before you can get your driver’s license.

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If you have completed a defensive driving course, you may be able to save on your auto insurance premiums when buying a new or used car either by financing, leasing or through a bank car loan.

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 NC Permit Test.

The DMV's NC Sign Test

Before you can obtain a permanent drivers license, the state of North Carolina requires all applicants to pass the DMV road sign test. As the name implies, this test is meant to determine a driver’s ability to interpret and follow directions given by road signs. It’s one of several tests given to new drivers and residents of the state, and the only test given to both groups. New drivers must also pass the written and vision tests, as well as the road test later on. As with the DMV’s written test, a thorough understanding of how to operate a vehicle safely on the road is essential to passing.

The North Carolina sign test is administered by a DMV examiner. In order to pass, the testee must identify at least nine out of twelve signs by sight correctly. The examiner will provide pictures of each sign for the testee to identify and explain orally. These include stop signs, speed limit signs, warning signs, and other common road signs anyone might encounter. Images and explanations of all signs on the test can be found in the North Carolina Driver’s License Manual. As always, taking a pretest beforehand is one of the best ways to ensure a successful outcome. Testing your knowledge in a consequence-free environment can help you retain and recall information when it’s needed later on. Once you’ve studied the material, be sure to utilize our practice test in order to maximize your chances of passing on the first try.

At Driver Knowledge, our practice tests contain questions identical to those on the real thing. Before taking the North Carolina sign test, be sure to take advantage of our free online resources. We’re with you every step of the way towards obtaining your license. From the written test to the road test, we’re here to provide you with the information and practice you need to succeed.