Nebraska Driver License and Permit Test Practice – 500 Questions



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#1. Unless otherwise posted, what is the speed limit on Nebraska state highways?

The speed limit is 65 mph on state highways, unless posted otherwise.


#2. At an intersection where there are no signs or signals, a driver should always yield the right-of-way to:

The first vehicle to stop should move forward first. If more than one vehicle arrives at the same time, the vehicle on the right goes first.


#3. You can park your car:

Parking is not allowed within 30 feet of a stop sign, within 15 feet of a fire hydrant, or in a tunnel.


#4. To prevent skidding on slippery surfaces, you should:

To prevent skidding on slippery surfaces you must reduce speed to conditions. Make speed and directional changes gradually.


#5. When turning left from a two-way street onto a one-way street, you should complete the turn in:

Be in the proper lane well in advance of intended turn.

Remember to turn from the lane that is closest to the direction of travel and turn into the lane closest to the lane from which the turn is initiated. Do not turn from the middle lanes, unless lawfully available.


#6. What does this sign mean?

Yield ahead. This sign warns of a yield sign ahead. Slow down and be prepared to stop at yield sign or adjust speed to traffic.


#7. When a traffic signal is showing a flashing red light, you must:

A flashing red traffic light means the same as a stop sign. A complete stop is required, yielding to oncoming traffic or pedestrians, before proceeding when the way is clear.

The signal does not change color, it stays red.

A flashing red light at a railroad crossing requires a complete stop even if a train is not visible.


#8. When you see this sign, you should:

This is an advance warning of a location where traffic in both directions must use the same single lane. Reduce speed and be prepared to stop for a flagman or signal.


#9. The Implied Consent Law means that you:

Any driver that operates a vehicle on Nebraska roadways has already agreed to submit to a chemical test or tests when requested by a law enforcement officer. Refusing to submit to such test or tests or failing to complete a chemical test of blood, breath, or urine in the judgment of the officer, will result in a violation of the Implied Consent Law.


#10. If your car stalls on a highway:

If you have a breakdown, move your vehicle off the pavement onto the right shoulder, or as far to the right as is practical. Raise the hood of your vehicle and tie a white handkerchief or piece of cloth on the antenna. At night, leave your lights on and use whatever warning devices you may have. Do not stand beside your vehicle. And do not walk along an interstate.


#11. A road sign that is vertical rectangular usually indicates:

Vertical signs, including square signs, are generally used for regulatory signs. They give instructions or tell you the rules of the road. Some warning signs may also have this shape.

In the horizontal position, the signs generally give directions or information.


#12. Which of the following convictions carries the highest number of points on your driving record?

Leaving the scene of a crash will result in six points on you driving record.

Speeding 20 mph over the speed limit results in 3 points, and disobeying a stop sign 1 point. No points are assessed for no valid operator’s license on person.


#13. During what time of day are wildlife, such as deer, usually most active?

Be especially watchful for wildlife from dusk to dawn, spring and fall, near waterways and near wooded areas.

Remember, many animals are most active from dusk to dawn.


#14. You are driving on a road with few streetlights on a clear night. If you cannot see well with your low-beam headlights, which of these actions would help?

Use high beams on open highways with no oncoming traffic. High beams let you see twice as far as low beams.

Dim your lights when necessary. Do not use high beams in fog or when it is snowing or raining hard.


#15. This sign tells you:

Regulatory speed limit sign. It indicates the maximum speed that a vehicle can lawfully travel on the roadway.


#16. The areas around a large truck where other vehicles disappear into blind spots are often called no-zones. These areas include:

Truck drivers have huge blind spots around the front, back and sides of the truck. So be safe and do not hang out in the No-Zone.

Blind spots may exist up to 20 feet in front of the cab, on either side of the tractor trailer, particularly alongside the cab, and up to 200 feet in the rear.


#17. A Crossbuck sign at a railroad crossing has the same meaning as:

A white X-shaped sign (crossbuck) is located at railroad crossings. This sign has the same meaning as a yield sign.

Look both ways, listen for and yield to trains and be prepared to stop if a train is approaching.

In addition to the round advanced warning sign and crossbuck, there may be a large white X, the letters RR, a no passing zone, and/or a stop line painted on the pavement.


#18. What does this sign mean?

Divided highway ends. The divided highway on which you are traveling ends 350 to 500 feet ahead. You will then be on a roadway with two-way traffic. Keep to the right.


#19. What does this sign mean?

Added lane sign. Traffic from another road will be entering the road. No merging is necessary because a lane has been added.


#20. True or false? It is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle upon any public roadway, when such vehicle is equipped with a television set with the viewing screen that is visible to the driver.

It is unlawful to operate upon any public roadway a vehicle which is equipped with a television set with the viewing screen that is visible to the driver while operating such vehicle.

Remember, anything that distracts your eyes or attention from the road is dangerous.


#21. The road edge on the right side is marked by a:

Solid white lines are used to mark the right edge of the road.


#22. Using a handheld wireless communication device to read, type or send written communication while operating a motor vehicle is:

It is a secondary offense to use a handheld wireless communication device to read, type, or send written communication while operating a motor vehicle. Violation carries a fine from $200 to $500.


#23. When is it safe to pass a vehicle stopped at a crosswalk?

Do not pass a vehicle which has stopped at a crosswalk. The stopped vehicle may block the view of the pedestrian in the street.


#24. A blind spot is the area of the road:

Your blind spot is the area to the side of a vehicle which cannot be seen in mirrors. A blind spot exist on both sides of your vehicle. When changing lanes or making a turn, glance over your shoulder to be sure no one is in the blind spot.


#25. No vehicle may follow any fire apparatus traveling in an emergency status closer than:

No vehicle may follow any fire apparatus traveling in an emergency status closer than 500 feet or drive onto or park within the block the fire apparatus has stopped to answer an emergency.

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Nebraska DMV Written Test

Quick facts about your DMV driver’s license test in Nebraska:

  Number of Questions: 25
  Correct answers needed: 20
  Passing score: 80 percent
  Time limit: None
  Earliest retest upon failure: 1 day

500+ Nebraska Permit Test Questions

This practice test for a Nebraska Driver License or Learner Permit has 25 questions randomly drawn from a database with more than 500 DMV questions.

After each question, you will get a quick feedback. There are also brief explanations if your answer is wrong.

The practice test is specifically designed to help you pass the Nebraska written DMV exam, which means that answers are not always applicable to other state tests.

To study for your written exam, you should get a copy of Nebraska Driver’s Manual. If you are enrolled in an approved driver education, a copy is usually provided as part of your education. You can also get a copy from any Nebraska DMV service center or download a copy online at .

Everything you need to learn for your NE written test is found in this manual.

The Nebraska Written Permit Test

Just like this sample test, the real written test has 25 random questions.

You need 20 correct answers to pass your examination (a passing score of 80%).

If you fail your test, you must wait at least one day before you can take it again.

There is no time limit on the written test, which means that you should take your time och carefully read questions and all choices before you answer. Being over-confident and answering too quickly is the most common reason people fail the test.

Is the Nebraska DMV Test Hard?

The Nebraska DMV test is known to be difficult. About half of all first-time test takers fail the exam. We grade the difficulty level as hard.

Hard - DMV Test difficulty grading by licenseroute

Study the Driver’s Manual more than once and if you take the test for a permit, don’t forget to learn the restrictions that will be placed on your permit.

As a teenager, you should also be aware of the driving risks you face as a new young driver, including impaired driving and the use of cell phones while driving. contrary to popular belief, most teen crashes are not caused by aggressive driving or thrill-seeking. Instead, they are more often caused by errors associated with inexperience.

Nebraska Re-examination

When you renew your license or transfer an out-of-state license to a Nebraska Driver License, the knowledge test is usually waived in the discretion of DMV personnel.

In some situations, however, DMV will ask for a new knowledge test. You will be notified ahead of such a test.

Use these practice tests to verify if you are ready or not for a test.

  Key Tips for Your DMV Driver’s License Test .

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