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New York Driver's License Practice Test

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

Ready to hit the streets with your hard-earned New York driver’s license? Our FREE online NY driver’s license practice test can help you ace your licensing exam on your first try. Study with our quick and efficient testing tools to help yourself retain the information more easily, so you can recall it fast on exam day. We created our practice test specifically for NY drivers, testing you on state-specific info including NY speed limits, types of roads and road signs, right-of-way laws, and more.

Our free NY driver’s license practice test is entirely multiple choice, mimicking the structure of your NYS DMV licensing exam. You’ll get 25 questions, of which you must answer at least 20 correctly to pass with a score of 80% (just like the passing score of your DMV exam). You’ll know how you’re doing as you go thanks to instant feedback and explanations with each answer. A complete review at the end gives you a comprehensive look at your results, including any missed questions, so you can see where you need more studying before you head to the NY DMV and earn your driver’s license. Retake this test as many times as you want to feel completely confident—it’s always free!

New York Driver’s License Test FAQs:

What should I expect on the New York driver’s license test?

The New York driver’s license exam includes questions on NY vehicle laws and driving regulations that you can find in the driver’s handbook. You can take your test online or in person at the NY DMV—to take it online, you must have a webcam enabled. The test takes 30-40 minutes to complete. You must score at least 80% correct to pass your exam, including at least 50% of the road signs portion of your test.

Is this free New York license practice test accurate?

Yes, this free driver’s license practice test includes up-to-date and regularly reviewed

info pulled directly from the most recent NY DMV driver handbook.

How do I earn my New York driver’s license?

To earn your New York driver’s license, you must be at least 16 years old and first acquire a learner’s permit (regardless of your age). For teen applicants under 18 years old, you must hold your permit for at least 6 months and also complete a state-approved driver’s education course along with at least 50 hours of supervised driving practice. If you’re at least 18 years old, you must complete a pre-licensing course. All drivers must pass a behind-the-wheel skills test to earn a full Pennsylvania driver’s license.

New York DMV Sample Test Questions

Alcohol consumption:
  • Reduces your ability to react efficiently and safely.
  • Slows down your reaction time.
  • None of the listed answers are correct.
  • Improves your reactions.
An over-the-counter cold medicine, mixed with alcohol, may:
  • Have similar effects to alcohol, or worse.
  • Cause hallucinations.
  • Make you very ill.
  • Kill you.
As a prepared driver, you should NOT:
  • Sit in an ucomfortable but vertical position.
  • Use the vehicle ahead as a point of focus.
  • Keep both hands on the steering wheel.
  • Scan the road ahead.
  • None of the listed answers are correct.
Destination signs are:
  • Green with white letters and symbols.
  • Blue with white letters and symbols.
  • Yellow with black letters or symbols.
  • White with black letters or symbols.
  • White with red letters or symbols.
Drivers under 21 years old are approximately 4 percent of the driving population, but account for:
  • 7% of alcohol or drug-related fatalities.
  • 85% of alcohol or drug-related fatalities.
  • 25% of alcohol or drug-related fatalities.
  • 55% of alcohol or drug-related fatalities.