Nebraska DMV Practice Tests

Learning all those rules in the Nebraska driver’s manual isn't easy. However, we do have practice tests that make the learning easier, and better. Our tests include the Nebraska permit practice test and the Nebraska driver’s license renewal test.

Your Nebraska DMV Practice Tests

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Your Nebraska DMV Handbooks

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Nebraska Driver’s License Resources

There may be no limit to the number of times you can take the written test to get your Nebraska driver’s license, but this doesn’t mean you ought to take a lot of time either. That’s a lot of money, and headache, which can be saved if you just practice. Our list of resources are here to do just that: help you practice, and help you get your Nebraska driver’s license on the first attempt.

Teen Permit Test

The Nebraska permit practice test is for anyone learning to drive for the first time, or who hasn’t held a license before. It’s not just for teens, as the permit is simply the first step to getting your Nebraska driver’s license.

Renewing Driver’s License Test

Unless your Nebraska driver’s license has been expired for more than a year, you do not have to take the Nebraska driver’s license renewal test. You only have to take this test if the license has been expired for more than a year.

New to State Driver’s License Test

If you are new to the state of Nebraska, you only have to take the Nebraska new-to-state driver’s license test if your out-of-state license has been expired for over a year. If your out-of-state license is still valid, then you don’t have to take this test to get your Nebraska driver’s license.

State Driving Manual / Handbook

Without the Nebraska driving manual, there’s no way you are going to get your Nebraska driver’s license. The handbook covers all the driving laws in the state, as well as everything that could show up in the written exam. Click the link to download the latest version.

Road Signs Practice Test

Nebraska may not have a separate road sign test, but you must be able to identify road signs on both the written exam and on the on-road test. Therefore, it’s important you use the Nebraska road signs practice test to prepare for both exams.

Nebraska Driver’s License Blog Posts

We also have our daily driver blog that publishes posts about preparing for the test, safe driving, and current driving laws. Below are a few links we recommend reading so that you are not only prepared to take the driver’s license test, but also prepared to drive with your license in the state:

10 Tips for Your Behind-the-Wheel DMV Driving Test

Is Your Vehicle Ready for the DMV Road Test?

Are You Ready to Go to the DMV and Take the Written Driving Test?

Nebraska DMV Driving Test Info

How many questions are on the written test?

There are 25 questions on the test.

How many questions must you get right?

You must answer at least 20 questions correctly in order to pass.

If you fail when can you retake the test?

You can retake the test again in 1 day.

How many times can you retake the test?

There is no limit on the number of times you can retake the written test.

Who has to take the written test? Teens of what ages?

Anyone who is getting their driver’s license for the first time must pass the written test. Teens can take the test if they are at least 16 years old and have complete a state-approved driver’s education course. If they’re under 18 years of age, they will also need parental consent.

Are you required to take the written test when renewing, and if so every time you renew or just sometimes? What are the conditions if just sometimes?

You do not have to retake the written test when you renew your license unless it has been expired for more than             1year.

If you’re new to state are you required to take the written test?

If you hold a valid driver’s license from another state, or a license that has not been expired for more than 1 year, then you are not required to take either part (written or on-road) of the driver’s examination.

Who has to take the behind the wheel / on-road driving test?

Anyone who is getting their driver’s license for the first time must pass both the written and driving tests. Additionally, you will also be required to re-pass both tests if your driver’s license has expired and you want to renew it.

Nebraska DMV Motorcycle Permit Test Info

How old must you be to take the written test?

You must be at least 17 years old and have held a provisional operator’s permit for at least 12 months before you can take the test. If you are under 18 years of age you must also have parental consent.

How many questions are on the test?

There are 25 questions on the test.

How many must you get correct to pass?

You must answer at least 20 questions correctly in order to pass.

What are the permit restrictions for motorcycles?

You cannot drive on highways, drive during hours of darkness, or carry any passengers.

Do you need to take an on-road motorcycle driving test?

Yes, you are required to pass a practical on-road motorcycle skill test in order to get your motorcycle license.

Are there any other state specific age requirements or restrictions for motorcycles?

You will be allowed to waive the written and on-road tests if you provide proof of successfully completing a state-approved motorcycle rider safety training course.

What is the helmet law is this state?

All operators and passengers of a motorcycle are required to wear a protective helmet meeting state-approved safety standards at all times while operating or riding on the motorcycle, regardless of their age.

Nebraska Watercraft Written Safety Test Info

Is there such a test in the state?

Currently, the State of Nebraska does not require its citizens to obtain a license to operate boats or other watercraft.