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North Carolina Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

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

The State of North Carolina includes a number of options for new drivers. If you are 15 years of age, you may have the ability to earn a limited learner permit. If you are 16 or older, you can apply for a limited provisional license. Every potential driver will have to first pass a typical driving skills test, which includes a written exam and a driving skills portion. You can apply for a regular license or a commercial license, depending on the type of vehicle you will drive.

Earning a License in North Carolina

While there are different types of licenses necessary to operate a vehicle in North Carolina, they all require you to participate in the driving skills test. The driving skills test will test you on vision, traffic signs, driving knowledge and driving skills. The traffic signs portion of the test tends to be the most difficult for prospective drivers. To better prepare yourself for this, you should take the free, online North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles Traffic Sign Practice Test.

About the North Carolina Road Sign Practice Test

  • Over 50 road and traffic signs are on the test.
  • Each test features 25 randomly picked questions.
  • The North Carolina Traffic Sign Practice Test based on the North Carolina Driver's Handbook

How You Can Help Yourself Pass the North Carolina Exam

The one thing standing in the way of you and your license is the all-important North Carolina DMV exam. For those who may be feeling lost, the North Carolina Driver's Handbook provides the answers to every question on the exam. The information in this handbook is divided into easy-to-read sections with helpful diagrams. If you want to have a more hands-on approach to what the test questions will be like when it comes time to take it, supplement your driver's manual study with the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles Road Sign Practice Test.


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 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 lettering let's you know that:
  • This is a no-pass zone.
  • Passing is permitted when it is safe.
  • You may pass on the shoulder.
  • If you use your horn, drivers must pull over.
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.