Nebraska Driver License and Permit Test Practice – 500 Questions



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#1. Car tires are worn-out and unsafe if the remaining tread depth is:

Tread depth must be at least 2/32 of an inch.

When tread depth is less than 2/32 of an inch (like 1/32 of an inch) tires are unsafe and illegal.


#2. If you have a Nebraska driver's license, change of name must be reported within:

If your name or address changes, you must apply for a replacement license or ID card within 60 days of such change.


#3. What is most important when you adjust to a safe speed?

Posted speed limits do not tell you at what speed to drive. They only tell you what the maximum legal speed is under ideal conditions. You must reduce your speed when conditions require it. Nebraska’s speed law requires driving at a speed that is reasonable and safe under existing conditions.


#4. When sharing the road with a motorcyclist it is unsafe and illegal to:

Allow the motorcyclist a full lane width. Although it may seem as though there is enough room in the traffic lane for an automobile and a motorcycle, remember the motorcycle needs the room to maneuver safely. Do not share the lane. It is illegal and unsafe.


#5. What do the light gray areas in the picture mark?

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.


#6. If you are driving in fog and conditions are so bad that you can barely see the road ahead:

If the fog is so thick you cannot see well, pull completely off the highway, or stop at a rest area, service station or other parking space. Do not continue driving until you can see well. Travel on roadway with posted speeds of 40 mph or more is not recommended when visibility is less than 1/4 of a mile.


#7. A sign showing information about nearby lodging is an example of a traffic sign with:

Blue is used for road user services such as food, gas, lodging, and rest area signs.


#8. Always turn your front wheels toward the curb when you are parked on a grade and facing:

Headed downhill, turn your front wheels into the curb or toward the side of the road. Set the parking brake.


#9. When entering or crossing a city street from a building, you must:

When emerging from an alley, driveway, private road, or building, you must stop before driving onto a sidewalk or onto the sidewalk area and proceed slowly. Yield the right of way to any pedestrian and approaching vehicles.


#10. Which road signs have the shape of an upside-down triangle?

The upside-down triangle shape is exclusively used for yield signs. Slow down and, if necessary, stop to give the right of way to vehicles and pedestrians.


#11. You approach a railroad crossing. There is heavy traffic ahead. You must stop before the crossing when:

Never start to cross if there is not enough room for your vehicle on the far side and if you will have to stop on the tracks. Wait until there is room for your vehicle on the far side.


#12. If your vehicle begins to hydroplane, you should:

Hydroplaning occurs when tires ride on a thin film of water instead of the road. If it feels like your tires have lost traction with the surface of the road you should ease your foot off the gas pedal. Keep the steering wheel straight. Only try to turn if it is an emergency. If you must turn, do it slowly, or you will cause your vehicle to skid. Do not try to stop or turn until your tires are gripping the road again.


#13. When is it necessary to turn on your headlights?

Headlights must be used from sunset to sunrise.


#14. This warning sign means:

Two-way Traffic. Roadway or upcoming roadway with traffic moving in opposite directions (two-way roadway).

Remember, you should drive in the right-hand lane and expect oncoming traffic in the left-hand lane.


#15. When there is an oncoming car to your left and a child on a bicycle to your right on a two-way road, you should:

When possible, take potential hazards one at a time. If there is oncoming traffic, reduce speed and follow the bicycle until oncoming traffic clears.

You may pass a bicyclist only when safe and legal to do so.


#16. What is the biggest risk with air bags?

The biggest risk is being too close to the air bag.

Drivers of air bag-equipped vehicles should allow at least 10 inches of space between themselves and the steering wheel.


#17. If you have been drinking alcohol, what will help you to sober up?

Only time can reduce the alcohol level and the effects from the body.

Things like coffee, fresh air, exercise, or cold showers will not help. Sleep will not help either, except to pass the time.


#18. This sign is an example of:

This is an example of a U.S. route sign.

United States numbered routes (other than interstate routes) are marked with a sign of black numbers on a white background of the familiar U.S. shield.


#19. When making a left turn into a two-way street, you should:

If a center lane is not marked, a left turn shall be made from the left lane lawfully available and the left turn shall be made into the left lane that is lawfully available.


#20. Speeding fines are doubled if you are speeding:

Fines are doubled in school zones and when workers are present in work zones.


#21. A traffic officer is directing you to do a U-turn against existing signs. What should you do?

Always obey an officer when the officer is directing traffic.

Traffic control can be provided by law enforcement, highway personnel or school crossing guards. You must obey directions from these people.


#22. A pavement marking with the letter R on each side of a large X means:

In advance of a railroad crossing, you may see the white letters RxR on the pavement.


#23. What is the no-zone in terms of driving?

No-Zones are areas around trucks or buses where cars disappear into blind spots, or are so close that they restrict the truck or bus driver’s ability to stop or maneuver safely. Both types of No-Zones greatly increase the potential for a crash.


#24. When a traffic signal is showing a green arrow, you must:

If in the proper lane, proceed in the direction of the arrow whether the green arrow is displayed alone or in combination with another signal and the roadway is clear. Oncoming and crossing traffic is stopped while the arrow is green. This is known as a protected turn.

Remember, the green arrow does not mean that ALL other traffic is stopped by a red light. Traffic may turn from the opposing direction and vehicles going straight in your direction may also have a green light.


#25. This sign tells you there is an intersection ahead. You should:

Side road. Another road enters the highway from the direction shown. Watch for traffic from that direction

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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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