2022 Illinois Permit Test 3

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.. Read More

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 https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/illinois/car.

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1. When an authorized vehicle using its sirens and flashing lights approaches a vehicle, the driver should pull to the right-hand edge of the roadway and wait for the emergency vehicle to pass.

Explanation
When being approached by an emergency vehicle that is using its lights and/or sirens, you must immediately pull to the right side of the road and allow it to pass.

2. Taillights are not required to be illuminated after dark.

Explanation
A vehicle's headlights must be on from sunset to sunrise. Vehicles must also have two red taillights visible for 500 feet from behind. Only one taillight is needed for mopeds and motorcycles.

3. If you approach a traffic light with a red signal and a police officer directs you to go through the intersection without stopping, you should:

Explanation
Instructions given by police officers directing traffic always override posted traffic signals and signs. Follow the officer's instructions.

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

Explanation
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.

5. If you parallel park facing downward on a hill:

Explanation
When parking downhill, turn your front wheels toward the curb or edge of the road. When parking uphill on a road without a curb, turn your wheels toward the edge of the road. When parking uphill on a road with a curb, you must turn your front wheels away from the curb.

6. When a train is approaching, all vehicles are required to stop within how many feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing?

Explanation
At a railroad crossing, you must stop within 15 to 50 feet if there is a posted stop sign, the electric signal is flashing, the crossing gate is lowered, a flagger issues a signal to stop, or a train is approaching and/or gives a warning.

7. This sign means you are approaching a railroad crossing that does not have a signal. You should:

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Explanation
At a railroad crossing marked with this sign, a driver should look both ways, listen for any trains, and be prepared to stop if any trains are nearby. Never try to outdrive an oncoming train.

8. This sign means:

illinois-divided highway begins
Explanation
This sign indicates that a divided highway begins ahead.

9. When driving in fog, you should:

Explanation
Drivers should use low beam headlights when driving in fog. High beams will reflect back at the driver, making it difficult to see.

10. This sign means:

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Explanation
This sign is posted on one-way streets and other roadways where a driver is not allowed to enter. A driver may see this sign if attempting to enter an expressway ramp in the wrong direction.

11. This road sign means:

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Explanation
Warning signs provide notice to road users of a situation that might not be readily apparent and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns drivers to be careful when driving under wet conditions as the pavement will become slippery and more difficult to navigate safely.

12. When a bicyclist is making a left turn:

Explanation
You should expect to see bicyclists driving with traffic on the road. You should not be surprised to see a bicyclist using the left lane when turning.
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