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Pennsylvania Permit Practice Test

Pass the Pennsylvania PennDOT Permit Test on your very first try! Take our FREE Permit Practice Test for the ultimate test preparation. Our Practice Test has 25 multiple choice questions, real scenarios, and gives immediate feedback.
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Pennsylvania Permit Practice Test

Cruise away with your Pennsylvania learner’s permit—when you study with our free PA permit practice test, you can pass your exam on the very first try! This Pennsylvania practice test has been written specifically for PA drivers, with state-specific questions that are based on the most recent and up-to-date traffic laws and regulations as found in PennDOT’s driver’s handbook. You can quiz yourself from anywhere and on your own schedule; plus, online testing methods are proven to be more efficient and effective than poring over hundreds of pages in traditional study guides.

Your free PA permit practice test features 25 multiple-choice questions, with a passing score of 80% (that’s 20 questions answered correctly). Each answer includes a thorough explanation for more context on the law or procedure you’re being quizzed on. And since we all miss questions when we’re first learning new material, our free PA permit test includes instant feedback as you go, plus a review at the end of any incorrect guesses that will help you understand what topics need more studying. The best part is that you can take this PA permit practice test as many times as you want—it’s available 24/7 and is always completely free!

Pennsylvania Permit Practice Test FAQs:

What should I expect on the Pennsylvania permit test?

The Pennsylvania permit exam includes questions on PA vehicle laws and driving regulations that you can find in the driver’s handbook. You’ll have 60 minutes to complete your test. If you fail, you’ll need to wait at least 3 days before you can test again, and you can test up to 6 times within a 1-year period before you’d need to wait a full year before retesting.

Is this free Pennsylvania practice test accurate?

Yes, this free permit practice test includes up-to-date and regularly reviewed

info pulled directly from the most recent PennDOT driver handbook.

How do I earn my Pennsylvania driver’s license?

To earn your Pennsylvania 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 65 hours of supervised driving practice. All drivers must pass a behind-the-wheel skills test to earn a full Pennsylvania driver’s license.

Pennsylvania PENNDOT Sample Test Questions

A driver will receive written notice to take a written special point examination when how many points are accumulated?
  • 6 points.
  • 2 points.
  • 3 points.
  • 4 points.
  • 5 points.
A flashing red light means:
  • Stop and wait until the intersection is clear, then proceed.
  • Proceed straight through the intersection with caution.
  • Stop until the light changes to flashing green.
  • Stop and wait for an emergency vehicle to pass.
A safe following distance is at least:
  • 4 seconds.
  • 2 seconds.
  • 3 seconds.
  • 1 second.
  • None of the listed answers are correct.
A yellow, pennant-shaped sign always indicates:
  • A no passing zone.
  • A construction zone ahead.
  • A railroad crossing.
  • Low clearance.
  • Lane ends ahead.
After an emergency vehicle passes you, keep at least:
  • 500 feet away from it.
  • 100 feet away from it.
  • 200 feet away from it.
  • 300 feet away from it.
  • 400 feet away from it.