Useful Reminders for the DMV Written Test


Scott McGregor lists 7 important reminders for the DMV written test on It is a quick summary of some very useful tips for students who are preparing to take the DMV written knowledge test.

Outsmart the Multiple-choice Test

The article offers some insight to how multiple-choice tests work, which may give you an edge over DMV and the test-makers. Even if knowledge of rules of the road is by far the best recipe for passing the DMV test, there may be situations when you are forced to guess on the exam.

Test makers often construct false choices (“distractors”) by using words like always or never. Unless the question is directly related to traffic laws, this may warn you that the answer is false.

If you are force to wild guessing, you should also look for the longest answer, or the answer with more details. But be aware of unnecessary details, like numbers, penalties and similar, that may change over time. Test makers don’t want to change their questions just because the law changes.

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All tests are written by humans and are constructed in a certain way to make sure you have the proper knowledge. Test-makers are, of course, also aware of the above and may try to outsmart you instead. So, be careful when you take the exam. Who outsmarts who in the question above?

The Best Strategy is to Use Practice Tests

A DMV written practice test at serves two purposes:

  • You familiarize yourself with the test format.
  • You get instant feedback on your current knowledge level.

With DMV practice tests that are little bit more challenging, you will also learn how to pace yourself and read everything twice. An important experience, when you enter the test room at your local DMV office.

Start by motivate yourself, read your state’s driver handbook, and then take as many practices tests as you need. The more tests you take, the more you will learn.

According to Scott, you should aim for a score of 95 – 100 % on the practice test. Friends and family may also be able to help with honest feedback. You shouldn’t be afraid to ask them.


FREE Maryland MVA Practice Test Videos | 2016-2017

Maryland MVA Practice Test Videos

Ready for the Maryland Permit Exam?

Getting ready for your Maryland MVA permit exam? Watch the Maryland MVA practice test videos at YouTube from Driver’s Prep. They are full-length test simulations. They run for 10 minutes, which is half the allotted exam time of 20 minutes. It’s a realistic online experience similar to an actual computer-based testing environment. You will get a feel for test and can rest assured that you have plenty of time to complete your written knowledge test within the 20 minutes.

Many applicants feel nervous about the timed permit exam, but most finish in less than 10 minutes. Check the videos and you can see for yourself. The time constraint on the Maryland permit exam should not be one of your worries.

How to Use Maryland Permit Exam Videos

All the questions in the exam videos are based on the official MD Driver’s Manual published by MVA. Make sure you get a copy before you move on to the practice tests at Driver’s Prep. The manual has all the up-to-date information about road signs and traffic rules; everything you need to know to pass the MVA Permit Exam.

During your studies of the Driver’s Manual, take some practice tests on a regular basis. They help you to learn faster. Watch videos while you are on the go, they serve as quick reminders and will make you feel more confident.

The Maryland Permit Exam is tough. Almost 50% fail the first time. Come well prepared for this exam. Don’t assume that it is just common sense and that you can skip the manual or the online practice tests. Study a little every day and you will have no problems passing the exam! A few weeks of checking the manual and working on sample exams on the website will make a world of difference!

Montana MVD Practice Test Update at Driver’s Prep

Montana MVD Practice Tests

New Montana MVD Practice Questions

Many new and updated questions have been added to the free Montana MVD practice tests at Driver’s Prep. You now have access to more than 1,000 questions to help your pass your MVD knowledge test and get your learner’s license.

Better and More Complete

This is the largest update to the tests ever made and basically all you need to ace your exam. The tests are better and more complete than on any other site. They cover traffic rules, regulations, laws, and all other information in the Montana Driver Manual (2015). You will also find questions on what to do in emergencies, how to drive safely and stay alert, and how fatigue, alcohol, and drugs may affect your driving.

Official MVD Questions Included

You will also get several of official Montana MVD knowledge questions.

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Why Should You Use Practice Tests at License Route?

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Updated Practice Tests at License Route

Today, you can find many websites with DMV practice tests. Not many has been around as long as The website started in 2009 and have an ever growing database of DMV practice questions. All questions are customized to meet the demands of each State’s Driver’s Manual. Some are taken directly from the State’s official test bank, some are unique for the website.

This month’s update include new questions from DMV California, Delaware, Oregon, and more.

Tests You Can Trust

Studying for you Driver’s License or Permit exam is an important task. You must make sure that the DMV practice tests are easy to use, accurate, and trustworthy.

Based in United States is based in United States and has a long proven track record.

Higher Pass Rates

With online practice tests that cover all aspects of the driver handbook, you can be sure you have a better chance to pass your DMV exam. Surveys show that more than 93% pass their written knowledge test the first time.

Constant Updates

Practice test questions and answers are reviewed and updated on a regular basis. When the law changes, the practice tests change. They are always customized and up-to-date for each state.

No Account

You don’t need an account. don’t ask for your email address or any personal data. They don’t use gimmicks or 20-question-teasers. They will not try to sell you anything.

Thousands of Questions

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Why Cheat Sheets Don’t Work

Trying to memorize DMV questions and answers will NOT help you getting your learner’s permit or driver’s license. In fact, too many applicants still fail their first attempt at the DMV knowledge test. In some states, as many as 2 out of 3 fail.

Why is this? The simple truth is that your cheat sheet or sample test will not contain the real DMV questions. Just memorizing a handful of questions and answers is a waste of time and could make you a dangerous driver.

Nobody Likes To Study

Yes, we all hate to study (well, almost all of us). But sometimes it is necessary. Don’t skip the driver’s manual. Combine reading the manual and taking our extensive practice test.

We have a large database with drivers ed questions. Most state permit practice tests have a lot more than 500 questions. Florida and California have more than 1,000.

This will give you variety and a better challenge. Focus on understanding each question, not just memorizing the answer.

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Utah Practice Tests – 2013 Update

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Since mid-November 2013 the Utah practice tests at cover all important items in the Utah Driver Handbook.

With more than 600 practice questions you should be completely covered when taking the required written tests. Don’t miss this. Our tests have the best ratings on internet.

The Written Test

The final Utah knowledge test will include a first part with road signs. You will be shown several common road signs and asked to tell what they mean. A second part will have a number of written questions based upon information in the handbook.

Remember, Utah allows you to take a second knowledge test the same day, should you fail the first.

The Practice Tests

When you use our practice tests you will probably pass the first time. Each practice test is random and questions are taken from all sections in the handbook.

Questions are the multiple-choice-type. Only one answer is correct. The passing score is 80%. You must correctly answer 20 out of 25 questions. There are no time limits, and you can basically take as many tests as you want, for as long as you want. And as always, it is completely free. No trial, no gimmicks.

Start here: Utah Permit Practice Test

Louisiana Free DMV Test – 2013 Update

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The Free DMV practice tests for Louisiana (LA) are updated at You will find more than 500 questions, covering everything you need to know for your actual driver’s license exam.

It doesn’t matter if you are studying for your first learner’s permit, if you need to convert a foreign license to a LA driver’s license, or if you are required to re-take the knowledge test. works for everyone.

Do not waste your time with other websites that only give you short sample tests and try to sell you additional questions. gives you everything for free, no hidden fees or gimmicks.

Learn and master the practice questions before you attempt the real thing. This way you will probably pass the first time. No need to take the real knowledge test several times.

Remember, you can take our practice tests over and over until you have covered the complete manual. Practice makes perfect.

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