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Michigan Driver's License Practice Test

This FREE MI Driver's License Practice Test shows you what kind of questions to expect on your Michigan Driver's License Test. The online test is quick, free, and gives you immediate results backed by detailed explanations.
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Michigan Drivers License Practice Test Description

Are you interested in obtaining your Michigan drivers license? Gear up to successfully pass the necessary tests on your first attempt by studying with our MI SOS practice test.

Why Studying with Our MI SOS Practice Test Works

There are two roads to earning a Michigan drivers license. Teens under the age of 17 are expected to complete the state's graduated drivers license program. Adults age 18 and older can elect to take drivers education courses or choose to chart a more independent course with self-study. Regardless of the path you select to obtain your license, you will need to prove your capability to be a safe driver by passing a written assessment and a road test.

The written Michigan drivers license test consists of 50 questions about the state's traffic laws, safe driving techniques and road signs. To pass, you must answer at least 40 questions correctly. All the facts you need for this comprehensive exam are readily available in the Michigan SOS Drivers Handbook Manual. Don't worry if you feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information contained in the manual. Try our SOS practice test. Using the test allows you to gauge your understanding and uncover any areas where you might need further study. Take the test as often as you like. A dress rehearsal for the actual exam, our SOS practice test lets you hone your skills and provides a handy review of the material you need to know to pass the test and be a safe driver on Michigan's roads. When you are comfortable with the practice exam, you'll have the knowledge and confidence you need to pass the real exam.

After successfully completing the written Michigan drivers license test, it will be time to face the road test. Intended to verify that you are capable of applying your knowledge of Michigan's traffic laws and safe driving practices appropriately, this two-part assessment is conducted by independent examiners. For the first part, you will be asked to make a variety of maneuvers in your vehicle on a closed course. Once you have finished this section, you will be asked to demonstrate your skills by driving on real roads. When you have successfully completed both the written and road tests, you will be able to claim your Michigan drivers license.

Michigan SOS Sample Test Questions

A blind pedestrian with a cane or guide dog:
  • May not cross the road legally without assistance.
  • Must be yielded to at all times.
  • Should be alerted to your presence by honking the horn.
  • Can only cross at special crosswalks with audible signals.
A flashing red light indicates that you:
  • May proceed with caution.
  • Must come to a full stop.
  • May turn right only; going straight or left is prohibited.
  • Must wait for emergency vehicles to pass before proceeding.
A flashing yellow arrow indicates that you:
  • May proceed whenever you want.
  • Must stop immediately.
  • May turn left when there is no oncoming traffic.
  • May turn left before oncoming traffic.
  • Should slowly maneuver around oncoming traffic.
All of the following statements about sharing the road with motorcycles are true, EXCEPT:
  • Always treat motorcycle operators with courtesy.
  • Before changing lanes, check to see if a motorcycle is in your blind spot or in the space where you plan to move.
  • It is legal to drive beside a motorcycle in the same traffic lane if you are in a car.
  • Two motorcycle riders may drive side by side in the same lane.
  • When coming up behind a motorcycle, slow down sooner than you would for other vehicles.
An orange triangle with red borders located on the back of a vehicle indicates:
  • To yield to it at all times.
  • To slow down.
  • That it's carrying hazardous materials.
  • Not to follow it, as it's a construction vehicle.