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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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North Carolina Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

Before the North Carolina DMV lets you cruise the beautiful highways and byways in the state, you must first prove that you can responsibly handle the multitude of traffic signals and road signs you’ll encounter, from flashing lights to flood zones and more. Our FREE North Carolina road signs and traffic signals practice test uses state-specific and up-to-date questions and answers right out of the NC DMV driving laws to completely prepare you to ace your license or permit exam. Learn more quickly and efficiently, so you can get your head out of the handbooks and onto the open roads.

Our free online NC traffic signals and signs practice test prepares you for the actual questions you can expect to see on your permit or license test. You’ll need to identify various categories of signs and signals and what they mean, as well as how to correctly maneuver them with the proper right of way, from traffic lights and intersections to railroad crossings and construction zones.

This free NC signs and signals practice is 25 multiple-choice questions using the same format as the real permit or license exam. Each set of questions is randomly generated from a very large pool, so you can take it multiple times to ensure a well-rounded study session. We designed our North Carolina traffic signs test to provide instant feedback with detailed explanations for each answer, plus a review at the end of the test to see any areas that need further study. Retake this test frequently to gauge your progress before your ace that NC license or permit exam with flying colors!

North Carolina Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test FAQs:

How is the North Carolina road signs and signals test different from the regular NC driver's license or permit test?

It’s not! The North Carolina traffic signs and signals test isn’t actually a separate exam from your normal license or permit test. Instead, it’s a part of the full exam, with questions on road signs and traffic signals sprinkled throughout the entirety of the test. Sometimes, they may be separated into their own section of the exam, but you’ll still answer those at the same time as the other questions on your NC license or permit test.

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

To pass your road signs and signals portion of the North Carolina permit or license test, you’ll need to be able to recognize both state and interstate road signs and their meanings, as well as accurately identify traffic signals and the proper process for driving through them.

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

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

North Carolina 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 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.