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California Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

Practice your California Road Signs and Traffic Signals with this FREE practice test!
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California Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

Knowing your California road signs and traffic signals is a huge part of passing your California permit or license exam—so don’t leave it to chance! Take our FREE state-specific traffic signs and signals practice test, created specifically for California drivers using the most accurate and up-to-date info straight from the DMV.

Our California road signs and traffic signals practice test was expertly designed to help you identify and remember CA state and interstate road signs quickly and efficiently, as well as learn how to approach and safely maneuver through traffic signals. You’ll need to know how to deal with roundabouts, who has the right of way at a T-intersection, what a guide sign is, and more. Make sure you’re fully prepared before scheduling your DMV permit or license exam!

This 25-question CA practice test was built using real sample questions and answers from the DMV driver’s handbook. The multiple-choice format replicates the structure of the real test, so you can get a feel for what to expect when you tackle the real thing. Any missed questions are flagged for you in real-time, with a review at the end, so you can go back and see exactly where you’ll want to study more before you’re ready to earn your California permit or driver’s license!

California Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test FAQs:

How is the California road signs test different from the driver’s license exam?

The California traffic signs and signals test is a part of the full CA DMV license or permit test. Depending how the DMV structures its test from year to year, it may be its own section of the license exam, or you may find traffic signal questions sprinkled throughout all of the test questions.

What do I need to pass my California road signs and traffic signals exam?

To pass your road signs and signals portion of the California license test, you’ll need to correctly identify road signs, including speed limit signs, construction signs, warning signs, and more. You’ll also need to know how to safely approach and pass through signals like traffic lights, roundabouts, and intersections.

Does this practice test have the same questions as the actual California permit and license exam?

Yes! The questions on this practice test were taken directly from the California driver’s manual, which is the very same source the DMV uses to create its official license test.

California DMV Sample Test Questions

If you see this sign that means _____.
  • Loading and unloading is acceptable here. You can stop your vehicle temporarily.
  • Parking is acceptable here.
  • None of the listed answers.
  • Tourists might be present.
This circular yellow sign with black markings identifies what?
  • Renovation zone.
  • A school zone.
  • Railroad station.
  • Railroad crossing ahead and to proceed with caution.
This rectangular sign with red lettering and symbol, indicates what?
  • If you have the correct permit, parking is acceptable.
  • You may only park here for one hour.
  • You may not park on the side of the road in this direction.
  • No parking here Monday - Friday.
This rectangular, white sign with black symbols tells that you must:
  • Keep to the right.
  • Merge to the fast lane.
  • Slow down.
  • Perform a U-turn.
This red 8-sided traffic sign with white text is telling you what?
  • Yield.
  • Wrong way.
  • School zone.
  • Make a full stop.