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Virginia Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

Practice your Virginia Road Signs and Traffic Signals with this FREE practice test!
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Virginia Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

A major part of being a safe driver—and earning your Virginia driver's license—is being able to identify and correctly follow the various traffic signs and signals on the roads. It’s a huge part of your VA license exam, so make sure you’re fully prepared! Our FREE Virginia road signs and traffic signals practice test was created specifically for Virginia drivers using the most accurate, state-specific, and up-to-date info straight from the VA DMV.

The format of this online Virginia road signs and traffic signals practice test will help you identify and remember VA state and interstate road signs quickly and efficiently, as well as learn how to approach and safely maneuver through traffic signals. You’ll need to know how to deal with roundabouts, who has the right of way at a T-intersection, what a guide sign is, and more. Make sure you’re fully prepared before scheduling your DMV permit or license exam!

This 25-question VA practice test uses real sample questions and answers from the DMV driver’s handbook. The multiple-choice format replicates the structure of the actual test, so you can get a feel for it ahead of time. Review any missed questions at the end, and use them to plan your next study session, so you know exactly which topics need a bit more attention. And since this test is completely free, you can take it multiple times to track your improvement.

Virginia Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test FAQs:

How is the Virginia road signs test different from the driver’s license exam?

The Virginia traffic signs and signals test is a part of the full VA DMV license or permit test. Depending on how the DMV structures its test from year to year, it may be its own section of the license exam, or you may find traffic signal questions sprinkled throughout all of the test questions.

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

To pass your road signs and signals portion of the Virginia license test, you’ll need to correctly identify road signs, including speed limit signs, construction signs, warning signs, and more. You’ll also need to know how to safely approach and pass through signals like traffic lights, roundabouts, and intersections.

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

Yes! The questions on this practice test were taken directly from the Virginia driver’s manual, which is the very same source the DMV uses to create its official license 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 black, rectangular sign with a white arrow and black lettering means what?
  • Traffic may ONLY go in this one direction.
  • Traffic is advised to go this direction unless it's clear.
  • Turn on your headlights and proceed with caution.
  • You can drive the opposite direction if in reverse.
This rectangular sign with black text on a white background signifies what?
  • Road closed.
  • Posted speed limit.
  • Merge.
  • Bus lane.
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 sign, with red background and white text, can supplement what common traffic sign?
  • Work zone signs.
  • Prohibited parking signs.
  • Speed limit signs.
  • All intersection directions that have stop requirements.