#1. If you see this sign beside the road, you should:
Traffic signal ahead. This sign warns of traffic signals at the intersection ahead. Slow down. Poor visibility is likely.
#2. What does this sign mean?
T-Intersection ahead. The road ends at an intersection. You cannot go straight ahead. You must turn left or right.
#3. If you see this sign in front of you, it tells you that:
The Do Not Enter sign is a square sign with a white horizontal line inside a red ball. It means you cannot enter in that direction.
You will see this sign at roadway openings that you should not enter, such as exit ramps where you would be going in the wrong direction, in crossovers on divided roadways, and at numerous locations on one-way streets.
The Wrong Way sign is a supplement to the Do Not Enter sign. It is placed along the exit ramp or the one-way roadway farther from the crossroad. It tells you that you have already entered a one-way road and are driving in the wrong direction.
Remember, regulation signs like this are square, they are not circular!
#4. What does this sign mean?
School Bus Stop Ahead. Be prepared to slow down or stop.
#5. This sign means:
Low Clearance Ahead.
Approaching a low underpass. Do not enter if your vehicle or cargo exceeds the maximum height indicated on the sign.
#6. This sign means you:
This sign indicates that a left turn is permitted when you face a green signal, but you must yield to oncoming traffic.
#7. What does this sign mean?
The sign tells you that you can only a make left turn from this lane.
#8. You approach this road sign. What does it tell you?
Added lane sign.
Two roadways come together, but you are not required to merge. An additional lane begins. Watch for traffic in the new lane.
#9. If you are making a right turn at the intersection ahead, you should expect:
This sign is used on roads that run parallel to railroad tracks to warn road users making a turn that they will encounter a highway-rail grade crossing soon after making the turn.
#10. This sign means:
This sign tells you to stay in the right-hand lane if you are driving slower than other vehicles on the road.
#11. What does this sign mean?
Side road. Another road enters the highway from the direction shown. Watch for traffic from that direction
#12. What does this sign mean?
Deer crossing. This sign tells you that you are near an area where wild animals might cross the street. Slow down and be prepared to stop.
#13. The wheelchair symbol means that parking is reserved for disabled persons:
Reserved parking spots for those with disabilities are marked with a sign and pavement markings. You cannot park here without being authorized.
#14. This sign tells you that:
Hospital is a word message sign or an H symbol sign. Service signs like this are accompanied with a directional message if used at intersections.
#15. Use this center lane to:
Two-Way Left Turn Only. This sign tells you that the center lane is reserved for the exclusive use of left-turning vehicles in either direction. The lane cannot be used for passing, overtaking, or through travel.
#16. What does this sign mean?
This is a curve sign together with an advisory speed sign. It advises the safe speed for the curve.
Indiana BMV Knowledge Test
Quick facts about the written knowledge test for an Indiana learner’s permit or adult driver’s license:
|Number of Questions:||
16 (road signs)
34 (road rules)Total: 50 questions
|Correct answers needed:||
14 (road signs)
28 (road rules)
|Passing score:||84 percent (total)|
|Earliest retest upon failure:||1 day|
This Indiana Sample Knowledge Test
This practice test for an Indiana learner’s permit or driver’s license can help you study for the road signs part of the official driver examination. It has 16 questions about the road signs described in the Indiana Driver’s Manual .
Study all the road signs in the manual and use this sample test to verify that you know them all. There are more than 100 signs in the manual. You should know them by shape, color, and meaning.
The sample test is random, which means that new questions are pulled from a larger pool of questions each time you restart the test. You can take the test as many times as you want.
Aim for a full score on the practice test. It gives you a good margin on the official examination.
After studying the manual and passing a handful variations of this test, we are convinced that you won’t have any problems on the road sign part of the examination.
The Official Indiana BMV Knowledge Examination
Under normal circumstances, you don’t need to schedule an appointment for the written test. Indiana BMV offers knowledge tests on a walk-in basis.
There is no allotted time for your test. You must, however, arrive at the service branch at least one hour before it closes.
Should you fail your test, you must wait at least one day before you can take it again.
Overall, the BMV written test is available in 13 different foreign languages: