Illinois Driver’s Examination

2022 Illinois Permit Test 12

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in..

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Illinois. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Illinois please visit

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Only vehicles displaying special plates or parking placards for persons with disabilities may park in spaces reserved for them by an official sign.

A parking space marked by a "Reserved Parking for Persons with Disabilities" sign may only be used by vehicles that display Persons with Disabilities license plates, Disabled Veteran license plates, and/or disabled parking placards.

Unless authorized to do so, drivers may not break into the line of a funeral procession.

If you encounter a funeral procession, you must yield the right-of-way to all vehicles in the procession. You should not drive between vehicles in an organized funeral procession unless directed to do so by a law enforcement officer. It is illegal to join a funeral procession for the purpose of securing the right-of-way or attempting to pass any vehicle in an organized funeral procession, except where a passing lane has been specifically provided.

If you are involved in or come upon a traffic crash, you should stop your vehicle in a safe, well-lighted public place that does not obstruct traffic, if able to do so.

If you are involved in or come upon a traffic crash, you should stop your vehicle in a safe, well-lit public place that does not obstruct traffic (if possible); help any injured persons (if necessary or if they ask you to); call 911 immediately; warn other drivers by using emergency flashers or flares (if available); and ask everyone involved for their names, addresses, phone numbers, driver license numbers, and license plate numbers.

Your license can be suspended if you are under 21 and drive with a blood alcohol level of:

There is zero tolerance for alcohol use by drivers under age 21. If you are under 21, the detection of any trace of alcohol in your system will result in stiff penalties, including the suspension of your license for two years.

At a school crossing sign, you should:

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Pentagonal signs mean you are approaching a school zone and/or school crossing. When you see these signs, be alert and prepare to stop.

When changing lanes, you should never:

Before changing lanes, check for drivers trying to pass you who may be trying to enter the same lane as you. Look over your shoulder to check your blind spot. You should never attempt to pass or otherwise change lanes in an intersection.

What is the only effective way to remove alcohol from the body?

The only way to remove the effects of alcohol from the body is to let time pass. Eating, drinking coffee, or taking a shower will not speed up this process.

Your driving privileges will be suspended if you are convicted of illegally passing a stopped school bus.

A conviction for passing a stopped school bus with flashing lights and its stop arm extended will result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license. If the owner of the vehicle was not driving when the offense occurred, they must provide the State’s Attorney’s Office with the name of the person driving the vehicle or their vehicle registration will be suspended for three months.

What should drivers do when approaching a construction area?

When approaching a highway construction or maintenance area, Illinois law requires motorists to slow down, discontinue wireless/cellphone use (unless using a hands-free device), yield to any authorized vehicles or workers in the area, change to a lane away from the workers when possible, and proceed with caution.

When entering traffic after being parked at a curb, you:

Any time that you merge into city or highway traffic, you should wait for a gap in traffic large enough for your vehicle to get up to the speed of other traffic.

When waiting at an intersection and the traffic signal light turns green, a driver should look to the left and then right before proceeding into the intersection.

Even after your light turns green, you must yield the right-of-way to other vehicles or pedestrians that may be in the intersection.

Most rear-end collisions are caused by the vehicle in back following too closely.

Following a vehicle too closely is the cause of most rear-end crashes.
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