Vermont DMV Practice Tests

Practice makes perfect! You don't need a perfect score on your Vermont driver's license test, but practice tests will ensure that you pass. Tests like the Vermont practice permit test and the Vermont road signs test are the practice you need!

Your Vermont DMV Practice Tests

We've arranged several VT DMV practice tests for your convenience. Please pick the one below that fits your needs the best.

Your Vermont DMV Handbooks

Before you take a practice test make sure you've reviewed the Vermont drivers handbook. You will be tested on this content! Find them online below:

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Vermont Driver's License Resources

Having a Vermont driver’s license makes life so much easier, so it's a priority for most people to get it or to have it renewed. However, getting that done isn't always as simple or as easy as it seems. To help you get through this process, we've arranged a list of resources for you to consider. These resources should help you to pass the necessary exams and to understand what’s expected of you when you have your Vermont driver’s license.

Teen Permit Test

The Vermont teen permit test is a permit practice test modeled after the actual test. It’s an excellent preparation tool for anyone who has never had a license before, and it's not just for teens either.

Renewing Driver’s License Test

The Vermont driver’s license test is a practice test for those who need to renew their Vermont driver's license. You only have to take this test if your license has already expired, or else you can get your new license without taking the test.

New to State Driver’s License Test

The Vermont new-to-state driver’s license test is a practice test for those who are applying for a Vermont driver’s license and need to take the driver’s license test. Driving laws differ from state to state, so knowing those differences is important to getting the Vermont driver's license. Only those who's out-of-state license has been expired for more than a year may have to take the test, as it's up to the discretion of the examiner.

State Driving Manual / Handbook

The Vermont driving manual is a must-have for anyone needing to take any type of driving test or exam. Click the link to view the manual or to download it for free to help you prepare.

Road Signs Practice Test

The Vermont road signs practice test is a great supplementary practice test to help you learn the road signs. All driver's license tests include at least one road sign question, and it's a big part of the on-raod exam, so skipping this practice test isn’t an option.

Vermont 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:

17 Tips and Tricks for Driving in Severe Weather

Why Highway Driving Practice is Important

Is Your Vehicle Ready for the DMV Road Test?

Vermont DMV Driving Test Info

How many questions are on the written test?

There are 20 questions on the test.

How many questions must you get right?

You must answer at least 16 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 held a learner’s permit for at least 12 months. If they’re under 18 years of age they must provide proof of successfully completing an approved driver’s education course, and 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.

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 generally not required to take either part (written or on-road) of the driver’s examination, which can be waived at the discretion of the examiner.

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.

Vermont DMV Motorcycle Permit Test Info

How old must you be to take the written test?

You must be at least 16 years old and have held a junior operator’s license 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 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?

No.

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.

Vermont Watercraft Written Safety Test Info

Is there such a test in the state?

Yes; boaters of a certain age in Vermont are required to have a boater education card and must complete a NASBLA approved boating education course. Boaters also have the option of taking the online safety course offered by Boat-Ed.com.

Who has to take the test?

All boaters born after January 1, 1974 must complete a certified boating safety course in order to operate a motorized boat or personal watercraft on Vermont waterways.

How many questions are on the test?

Vermont boating safety courses are administered by a variety of different organizations, and testing requirements may vary for each one. You can find a list of all approved safety courses on the Vermont State Police Marine Division website organized, which you may use to contact the instructor of a course near you for more specific information regarding testing requirements.

The online safety course generally has 60 questions on the test.

How many must you get correct to pass?

You must answer at least 70% (42 questions) correctly on the online test in order to pass.