Texas DMV Practice Tests
Use the following TX (Texas) DMV practice tests to study for your DMV permit test, driver’s license test, and/or senior citizens’ refresher test.
Depending on your study style, you can choose to study by individual topics (13 topics available), do a DMV permit test simulation (25 randomly selected multiple choice questions), and/or challenge yourself to the ultimate DMV marathon test that includes all of the test questions for Texas.
Never drive under the influence! Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about alcohol and drugs while driving, including regulations related to DUI and penalties specific to TX.
Accidents often occur at intersections. Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about intersections, including right-of-ways, rules, sharing the road, etc.
How do you change lanes? Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about lane changes, including right-of-ways, blind spots, and the proper signals.
Traffic lights are signalling devices that control flows of traffic to promote safe driving. Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about traffic lights and what they mean.
Traffic regulations are rules that you must follow to promote safe driving. Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about regulations pertaining to your state.
Signalling is a way to communicate with other road users. Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about signalling rules and hand signals.
How well do you know your traffic signs? Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about different types of traffic signs, what they mean, and how to react to them.
Symbols and colors can tell you a lot. Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about traffic symbols, including where they are used and how to interpret them.
Traffic is the movement of road users. Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about traffic rules, safe practices, and how to share the road with other road users.
Do you know how to operate the lights on your vehicle? Take this FREE TX permit practice test to learn all about vehicle lights, where they are, and when to use them.
Applying for your TX License
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Texas?
In Texas you may apply for your learner’s permit starting at age 15.
What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Texas?
If it is your first time applying for a license in the Lone Star state, you will need to make certain to have:
- Documents that verify your identity. Find a list of acceptable documents at http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/DriverLicense/identificationrequirements.htm
- Documents that show lawful US citizenship
- Proof of Social Security Number
- Proof of Texas residence
- Completed driver’s license application (can be obtained online or at the DPS office)
- Proof of adult drivers education if between 18 and 24
- Verification of School Attendance ( if under 18)
- Proof of drivers education or parent-taught drivers education if under 18
How do I contact my nearest Texas DMV office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Texas DPS offices. Find any location by city or county at http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/administration/driver_licensing_control/rolodex/search.asp.
Getting Ready for Your TX Permit Test
On the Texas permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Texas state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Texas Driver License Manual and cover a range of topics including vehicle safety responsibility, right-of-way, signals, signs, and markers, parking, stopping, and standing, alcohol and drug impact on the driving ability, and more. In addition to passing the written exam, you will also need to pass a vision screening.
What is the best way to study for the Texas permit test?
Although the TX driver’s handbook is the source of truth when it comes to writing the Texas permit test, it can be confusing to study from it. Our FREE TX DMV Practice Tests contain questions that are 100% accurate and based on the driver’s manual. We break down the topics into 13 easy to understand practice tests. Focus on road signs, speeding limits, traffic violations, defensive driving techniques and proper yielding situations. And whenever you get a question wrong, you tell you WHY on the spot so you won’t make the same mistake again. When you done studying the individual topics, take our FREE TX DMV marathon test and TX DMV permit test simulator to assess your readiness for the real test. Remember, you can take our prep tests as many times as you want until you are 100% ready.
Is driver’s education required in order to get an Texas learner’s permit?
Yes. You either have to enroll in a state approved program or take a parent-taught course. Before getting your license you will need to:
- Complete 32 hours of classroom instruction.
- Complete 7 hours of in-car instruction and 20 hours of behind-the-wheel training (10 hours must be at night)
Is there a mobile Texas DMV Practice Test app for my iPhone/iPad and/or android device(s)?
Yes, there is. In fact, our FREE DMV Practice Test app (DMV Hub) has over 2 million downloads to date. We make passing the DMV permit test even easier with features like smart timer and in-app analytical tools that tell you if you are ready to take the real test or not. You can download our app from the App Store or Google Play.
How many questions are on the Texas DMV Test?
The Texas permit test is computerized with 25 multiple choice questions.
What's the passing mark for the Texas DMV Test?
You must score 70% correct in order to pass the Texas DMV permit test.
Taking Your TX Permit Test
How do I sign up for my permit test in Texas?
To sign up for your permit test in Texas, simply find a local DMV office when you’re ready to apply. Find out more at http://www.dps.texas.gov/administration/driver_licensing_control/rolodex/search.asp
Which DMV office should I go to take my permit test in Texas?
It doesn’t matter which DMV office you go to, but most people choose to go to a DMV office nearest to them. To find out where the DMV offices are located at, visit the Offices page here.
How do I pass the Texas permit test?
To pass your Texas permit test, you are expected to know Texas traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Texas Driver License manual, which is what our FREE DMV practice test questions are based on. Subjects will cover sharing the road, meaning of road signs, navigating Intersections, speeding consequences, drinking and driving laws.
There are 25 multiple choice questions on the permit test. You need to get at least 70% in order to pass. Remember, You are NOT allowed to use the driver’s book during your permit test. You are being tested on your ability to recall the rules of the road. Prepare yourself before you go in and you will see that you can do well without the manual.
I failed my Texas permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit. The Texas Department of Public Safety will let you take your permit again as early as the next day. You will have 3 attempts to pass. If you fail all 3 times, your application will be closed and you will have to begin the permit process all over again.
I passed my Texas permit test! Now what?
Congratulations! After you pass your written test, you will need to wait at least 6 months before taking your road test. Use this 6 months wisely to practice your driving skills. You are always encouraged to drive in various driving situations and places in order to gain good experience. You must always have a licensed driver age 21 or older with you.
When can I take my road test?
After getting your learner’s permit, you must wait at least 6 months before you could take the road test. During this time period, you will need to acquire at least 30 hours of behind the wheel training. Once you have prepared yourself and met all of the requirements mentioned above, you may schedule your road test.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Texas with a permit?
You cannot drive alone. You are required to have a licensed driver at least 21 or older in the car with you at all times.
New to Texas
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Texas from another state？
If you are under 18, you will have to pass a road test. You have 90 days to get a Texas license after becoming a resident. For more information, log onto http://www.txdps.state.tx.us.
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Texas?
Yes, you can drive in Texas with your out-of-state learner’s permit. Just make sure you have a licensed driver at least 21 sitting next to you at all times.
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Texas?
If you have further questions regarding driving in Texas, you should visit the Texas DPS website at http://www.txdps.state.tx.us.