Nebraska Driver License and Permit Test Practice – 500 Questions



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#1. If you have a Nebraska driver's license and move, you must report your new address within:

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


#2. If you were involved in a collision and fail to submit a written accident report:

Failure to report a crash as required, is unlawful and persons in violation shall be guilty of a Class II or III misdemeanor and may have their license or privilege to drive revoked.


#3. When you overtake another vehicle at night, why should you use your low beams?

Always use lower beam when approaching other cars so as not to blind the driver.


#4. 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.


#5. You must obey signals and directions from school crossing guards:

You must obey their directions at all times.


#6. When entering a high-speed roadway or a limited access highway you should be driving:

When you merge with traffic, try to enter at the same speed that traffic is moving without exceeding the speed limit.


#7. When you see this sign, you must:

Keep right. A traffic island, median or obstruction is ahead.


#8. When you approach a railroad crossing without warning signals, stop signs or crossing gates:

You must yield to trains and always be prepared to stop if a train is approaching. Never try to beat a train across the tracks.


#9. What should you do at the first sign of rain, snow, or sleet?

Slow down at the first sign of rain, snow, or sleet. Increase the distance from the car ahead of you. Turn on your windshield wipers, headlights, and defroster, as needed.


#10. When are broken white lines used as pavement marking between lanes?

A broken white line between lanes of traffic means that you may cross it to change lanes.

Broken lines are permissive in character.


#11. Yellow or amber flashing lights near the top of a school bus mean:

When a school bus is about to stop and load or unload children, the bus driver activates amber warning lights.


#12. 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.


#13. A rule of thumb is to leave a three-second gap between your vehicle and the one in front when conditions are:

The three-second rule is a minimum requirement and should be increased by one-second for each adversity factor encountered (rain, heavy traffic, etc.).


#14. On the interstate system there is a minimum speed of:

On the interstate system there is a minimum speed of 40 mph.


#15. When following a truck and there is a single-lane construction zone ahead, you should:

Trying to beat a truck to a single-lane construction zone represents a particularly dangerous situation. Slow down and stay behind.

Remember, one of the biggest mistakes you can make is to cut in too soon and slow down after passing a big truck.


#16. Unless posted otherwise, you can legally park at a railroad crossing, if you keep this distance from the nearest rail:

Parking is not allowed within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing.


#17. To avoid getting tired on a long trip, you should:

Take breaks. In order to be the best and safest driver, you must be well rested and alert. Tips from the National Sleep Foundation include scheduling a break every 100 miles (or every two hours) to take a quick rest.


#18. When driving inside a roundabout, do not:

Stay in your designated lane. Avoid driving next to or passing large trucks approaching and maneuvering through a roundabout as trucks might cross into other lanes or onto the truck apron when turning.

This question asked what you should not do.


#19. This road sign tells you:

Low clearance. The overpass has a low clearance. Do not proceed if the vehicle height exceeds the dimensions indicated.


#20. What is a common cause of crashes between cars and motorcycles?

Approximately one-third of all motorcycle crashes involve another motor vehicle. Nearly 40 percent were caused by the other vehicle turning left in front of the motorcyclist.


#21. When the driver holds an unrestricted operator's license, adult passengers in a car must always wear safety belts:

State law requires all front-seat occupants to be restrained. Occupants up to 18 must be restrained regardless of seat position.

Even when the law requires only adult front seat passengers to wear safety belts, it is still a good idea to encourage everyone to buckle up.


#22. To back your vehicle safely:

Place your right arm on the back of the seat and turn around so that you can look directly through the rear window. Do not depend on your rearview or side mirrors, as you cannot see directly behind your vehicle.


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

Stop sign ahead. When you come to this sign, slow down to be ready to stop at the stop sign.


#24. If an intersection is blocked and you cannot drive through without having to stop in the intersection:

Remember, do not enter the intersection if you will block traffic. Allow crossing traffic to clear the intersection before you go ahead.


#25. Road signs with a white background are usually:

Black and white signs are generally regulatory signs and must be obeyed. Other black and white signs are used as route markers.

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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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