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New York Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

Practice your New York Road Signs and Traffic Signals with this FREE practice test!
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New York allows drivers ages 16 and 17 to apply for a provisional license that limits when they can drive and who can be in the car with them. Once a driver turns 18, all restrictions are lifted. Drivers who are 17 years old and have passed a driver education class may also apply for an unrestricted license.

Road and Traffic Signs Apply to Everyone

Road and traffic signs apply to all drivers on the road. It is critical that you understand what a double line means or how to react when a light is flashing yellow or red. When you eventually take your road test, you must be able to:
  • Obey posted speed limits.
  • Know where to stop at a stop sign.
  • Understand directional arrows and other signs.
By paying close attention to your drivers manual and taking a New York road sign practice test to help you study, you will have a better chance of passing your learner permit and license tests with ease.

Taking the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Road Sign Practice Test

The best resource you can use is the free, online New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Practice Test. This test will contain 25 random questions that will quiz you on up to 50 different road signs. Taking the test multiple times can help prepare you for each road sign that you will see when you take your actual permit test at the DMV.

Benefit From a New York Traffic Sign Practice Test

When studying for your exam using a New York State Department of Motor Vehicles traffic sign practice test, be sure to review the state driver's manual as well. You can take as much time as you need before applying for a learner's permit. A practice test is a useful tool when you are studying to get your permit or take your road test to become a fully licensed driver. By studying carefully and learning what the road signs mean, you can become a safe driver.


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.
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 circular yellow sign with black markings identifies what?
  • Renovation zone.
  • A school zone.
  • Railroad station.
  • Railroad crossing ahead and to proceed with caution.
This rectangular sign with black text on a white background signifies what?
  • Road closed.
  • Posted speed limit.
  • Merge.
  • Bus lane.
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.