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Illinois Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

Practice your Illinois Road Signs and Traffic Signals with this FREE practice test!
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Driving in Illinois: What You Need to Know

Driving in Illinois requires that any time you wish to operate a motor vehicle on the public roads of the state, you will need to have a driver's license. This includes non-commercial vehicles, motorcycles and commercial vehicles. Each type of vehicle requires a different kind of license, and it is necessary to obtain a basic Class D license prior to obtaining any other type of vehicle license, such as a Class M or Class C license.

Obtaining Your IL License

Obtaining your license in Illinois requires you to be at least 18 years of age. Exceptions apply to 16 and 17-year-old applicants who have completed a driver education course, 50 hours of practice driving and all three parts of the driver's license exam. The three sections of the exam include vision, written and driving skills tests. All drivers will need to take the written exam. The Illinois Driver Services Department Road Sign Practice Test is a good way to familiarize yourself with the requirements of the road to pass the written exam. To obtain a driver's license, you will need to answer multiple choice questions about laws, signals and traffic signs.

Passing the Illinois Written Exam

In order to pass the written exam, you will want to become familiar with Illinois driving laws as well as the road and traffic signs that apply to many types of drivers. You should obtain a copy of the Rules of the Road from the State of Illinois to study. Once you review the contents of the guide, you should also take an Illinois road sign practice test. The online Illinois Driver Services Department Traffic Sign Practice Test includes:
  • Coverage of more than 50 road signs
  • 25 questions, provided randomly
  • Unlimited opportunities to take the test
By taking this free Illinois traffic sign practice test, you get to experience and prepare for some of the questions that you will encounter on the actual exam. A score will be provided online, allowing you to see how you do and where you need to make improvements so you can pass the real exam and obtain your Illinois driver's license.

Illinois SOS Sample Test Questions

Near a controlled intersection, this white rectangular sign with black lettering and symbol indicates that:
  • There is a pedestrian crosswalk.
  • It is recommended to stop behind this location.
  • Parking allowed.
  • You must stop behind indicated mark when traffic light is red.
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 and green sign with black text, informs you to ______.
  • Consider the speed limit if flashing.
  • Use no speed limit if light not flashing.
  • Speed up to beat traffic.
  • Reduce your speed to posted limit if the light is flashing.
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.


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