Select Your Free 2024 PA Permit Practice Test to Get Started

Select Your <strong>Free 2024 PA Permit Practice Test</strong> to Get Started
The great state of Pennsylvania boasts five distinct regions, each with its own topography, views and charm. From the Allegheny Plateau, Ridge and Valley, Atlantic Coastal Plain, Piedmont and the Erie Plain, these regions make up the personality that is the Keystone State. Take the next steps to getting your Pennsylvania learners permit or driver’s license, and experience all that this one-of-a-kind state has to offer. All potential drivers age 16 or older that are looking to become licensed drivers in the state of Pennsylvania will need to pass the states written knowledge test. More commonly known as the Pennsylvania permit test, this exam has an over a 50% percent fail rate it’s important that you adequately prepare yourself. Nobody wants to have to go back to the DMV and take the test again. Preparation starts with reviewing the information found in the official Pennsylvania Driver’s Handbook below followed by testing your knowledge with our Pennsylvania Permit Practice Tests. These study tools will help you gain the confidence you need to make the privilege of driving in Pennsylvania a safe and rewarding experience. Select a practice test to begin.

Permit Practice Tests (358 questions)

  • Questions 1-40
    Permit Test 1

    Start your journey by learning the fundamentals of driving in Pennsylvania.  Multiple choice questions designed to test your knowledge of the rules of the road.

  • Questions 41-80
    Permit Test 2

    Introduction to common road signs, lane markings, speed limits, traffic lights, sharing the road, child restraint systems, hand signals, and seatbelt usage.

  • Questions 81-120
    Permit Test 3

    Questions designed to test your knowledge of driving in poor weather conditions, phone usage, parking rules, lane changes, road signs, traffic signals, and blind spots.

  • Questions 121-160
    Permit Test 4

    Features safe driving questions with an emphasis on defensive driving, distracted driving, emergency situations, railroad crossings, accidents, and road signs.

  • Questions 161-210
    Road Signs Test

    This practice test will test your knowledge of various road signs and their meanings.  Learn how to identify road signs by shape and color.

  • 18 random questions
    DOT Test Simulator

    Simulate test day with this practice test.  Random questions generated from a huge database.  No explanations.  New questions with every attempt.

  • Questions 211-358
    Mega Test

    Boost your knowledge with this massive practice test.  Features hundreds of questions from every road rules category.  Perfect for the day before the exam.

Pennsylvania Permit Test FAQ

Applying for Your PA Permit

When can I apply for a learner's permit in Pennsylvania?

You can apply for a Learner’s Permit at age 16.

What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?

To receive your Learner’s Permit, you will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test. Once you receive your permit and begin practicing driving, you must have a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old or a parent or guardian who is at least 18 seated in the front seat with you at all times.

How many questions are on the Pennsylvania permit test?

The test has 18 questions.

How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?

You must answer at least 15 questions correctly to pass.

How should I prepare for the Pennsylvania permit test?

We encourage you to study for the test to ensure you receive your Learner’s Permit as quickly as possible. One effective way to study is to complete online practice exams that feature real sample questions from the test. To test your current driving knowledge click on the following link to take a Pennsylvania practice permit test.

Where do I take the Pennsylvania permit test?

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Driver and Vehicle Services Program is responsible for licensing drivers. Visit to find an office near you.

How much does the Pennsylvania permit test cost?

A fee of $24.50 covers the initial permit and a subsequent four-year license.

What can I expect on test day?

In addition to having to pass the written knowledge test and the vision test, you will have to show a completed medical clearance form. Also, plan to have a parent or guardian accompany you to the driver license office and be sure to bring all the necessary identification.