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These CA practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test. The written part of those tests in California is the same.

CA Permit Practice Test 1

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This FREE CA Permit Practice Test contains 40 questions that are very similar (often identical!) to the real DMV test.

CA Permit Practice Test 2

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Take this FREE CA DMV Permit Practice Test to see how ready you are for the real thing!

CA Permit Practice Test 3

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Practice these 40 multiple choice questions and come to the real CA DMV Permit Test prepared!

CA Permit Practice Test 4

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Take our fourth FREE CA permit practice test that will help you pass your DMV Test with flying colors!

CA T/F Road Sign Test

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40 True-False questions! How well do you know your state's road signs? Are you ready for your Drivers License Exam? Take this T/F practice test to find out now!

CA Permit Practice Test 5

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Getting ready for your CA Permit Test? We've got you covered! 40 test questions, hints, detailed explanations, immediate feedback.

CA Permit Practice Test 6

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This FREE CA Permit Practice Test contains 40 questions that are very similar (often identical!) to the real DMV test

CA Signs & Situations Practice Test

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CA road signs and road situations: learn when to yield, where to park and what all those road signs mean! Try this 50-question image-only CA permit practice test now!

CA Road Signs Practice Test

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Need to brush up on your CA road signs? This free DMV practice test covers the most important traffic signs and their meanings.

CA Fines and Limits Test

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Fines, Limits, Regulations and Citations. Traffic citations, insurance, DUI, the points system, and fines that will appear on the CA driver's permit exam at the DMV.

CA Marathon Practice Test

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Your last step before the CA Permit Test! This non-stop marathon contains ALL the practice test questions we have!

CA DMV Test Simulator

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Just like the real DMV test! Same number of questions (that you can skip). Same passing score. No hints or explanations. New questions every time you re-take it.

Here’s What Learner Drivers from California Are Saying:

"I’ve been trying to get my permit since 15, but was so lazy to study the book and do all this work. I’m 18 now, and I just passed last week 5-4-16 (May the fourth be with you!) I studied all the practice tests on this site for almost a month, 2 hours a day. I studied like 17 pages in the book before the real test and eh, got boring. Anyways I just wanna say that this site really helped. Good luck guys!"

Mariafernanda Salazar, CA

"I took my permit exam yesterday and passed with flying colors thanks to this site. I read the driver’s manual once and did these practice exams over and over until I got 100% on them. Thanks to the makers of this site. Thanks!"

Andrea Silva, CA

"Took my test today and passed, most questions are similar to the real thing. Helps alot! Thanks!"

Angelica Martinez, CA

"Thanks guys. Just took my test and passed. Sorry I doubted your tests. For anyone on here that is thinking “What the heck are these questions?” do not underestamate them. Those questions will be on the test I promise."

Kevin Vuong, Riverside, California

"I passed the DMV permit test today at San Jose. The tests here have exclusively covered the DMV driver handbook, this place is ‘The best’ for gaining confidence for the permit test!"

Madhu Sudha, California

"Hello, I don’t normally give a review on anything, but this time I had to! I must give credit where credit is due. I have been studying on and off until I came across this absolutely amazing website! It has many different tests so you’re not just doing the same one. I’m very happy to say I passed my permit test today! I am very blessed and thankful to God for allowing me to find this website. I’ll be recommending you to everyone I know needs help with the test!"

Rebekah Lacey, California

"The free permit tests really helped. I just took my permit test today and passed! You should totally try these practice tests!"

Hannah Tran, California

"This site definitely works. I practiced their questions within 24 hours. Went through all their tests then jumped into a bus to Santa Monica, California DMV. I passed the first time; while the majority walked out with their faces down. A very big thank you to the website owners! This is so helpful!"

Ted Kay, CA

"I found this site the first time I searched practice tests and through using it, I managed to pass my car permit test and my motorcycle permit test! Once I found this site I stopped using the handbook because this covers just about everything in the handbook. You might want to still read the handbook for a few things, but this site is probably your greatest tool!"

Ben Stanfill, California

"I had already gone once to do my written test and had gone without really studying and failed it. After a while I decided to go back and retake it. The day before going I studied on this website for about 2 hours max. I did the 1st to 3rd tests on the website and then on the morning of I studied two more tests and I did the practice questions in the back of the book. Feeling more confident I took my test only took me 10 minutes the most and only got 2 questions wrong. I think this website is beyond helpful I probably would have failed if I wouldn’t have studied on here. I would recommend it to anyone that is planning on taking their permit test. "

Steph A., CA

"I tried to find some online tests that come close to the real deal and so I found driving-tests.org and did all 6 practice tests. I studied 2 days in the morning and evening. And also through my cellphone while I waited to fix a minor problem on my car at Toyota. Afterwards I went straight to DMV and I did my written exam. I passed and most of the questions where exactly the same. However I had 4 questions that I did not see anywhere and so I failed these 4 questions. But it was enough to know all 5 practice tests by heart! I passed and on Monday 8:45 am I have my driving test, wish me luck! I totally LOVE this page, it helped BIG time!"

Tanja Segal, CA

"Cleared the test in first attempt and answered all the questions within 5 minutes. Just make sure you go through the entire set twice and you have passed the practice test. That will do. "

AR Khan, CA

"Oh my gosh, this site is amazing! My first permit test try – I failed spectacularly because I only read the handbook. It’s a lot of information to digest and if you haven’t been driving for a while, it’s daunting almost. But, after finding this site I started using the practice tests and everything started to click!! I re-took it just yesterday and passed. That was only my second try, too. Now, I have my behind-the-wheel test scheduled. I love this site and highly recommend it – it’s very helpful."

Cindy B, CA

"I started out reading the driver’s handbook in it’s entirety. Driving-Tests.org’s study materials makes me feel confident without the handbook, but I opted to supplement the reading with the practice on the website. Driving-Tests.org is the best third party practice resource for the written test. Not only did I gain the skill necessary to pass the written test, but I also learned additional rules of the road that I didn’t seriously focus on in the handbook. Because of Driving-Tests.org and studying, I am holding my permit today :) "

Chris S, California

"Thanks so much, I passed my test with a 100%! This was more helpful than Driver’s Ed."

Madison Beckett, California

"The first time I took the test, I missed 13 questions. The questions seemed so challenging. For me, reading the book did NOT help, I could not memorize it a bit. So I began to search for different ways to study and I found this site and it was ALL I STUDIED!"

Dreyk A., CA

"This website is soo helpful. I took all the tests twice and read the handbook while I was in line at the DMV. I just took my test and I passed! The questions are basically the same. SO HAPPY LOL"

Tiffany Vu, California

"These practice tests really helped! I was so stressed, but when I noticed that so many of the 46 questions seemed very familiar, I got through the test with ease. 2 wrong out of 46! Driving-tests.org helped me a lot! Thank you!"

Jeremiah Folia, California

"I was told very last minute when my permit test was, and let’s just say, I wasn’t prepared at all. This website pretty much saved me. I took Permit Practice Tests 1-6, multiple times each day, and it really helped me learn. I passed yesterday with, I think, 3 or 4 wrong? I’d recommend this to anyone who wants to learn this without falling sleep reading the handbook. Tons of the questions from this site were on the real permit test!!"

Melissa C, California

"This is by far the best test I could find. Study the handbook and repeat the tests on this site. I studied for 2 weeks and got a perfect score, the questions are very similar to the ones on this site. I probably would have got a passing score after one evening of studying, but I like to be prepared."

Fred Melgert, California

"Literally didn’t even study until the night before my appointment. Skimmed the driver’s handbook I got from the DMV and took a bunch of practice tests and passed with only -3. Tr00 help."

Pedrom Sareminia, California

"This site was very easy to use, and it helped me pass my permit exam on the first try. The practice tests were very similar to the real thing. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND USING IT!"

Danny Reilley, California

"Usually I do very poorly on tests, so I was very frightened to take the permit test. To combat my fears, I did every test that this site has to offer. If I was unable to get 100% the first time on each test, I redid that test until I got 100%. I crammed for an hour before I took the actual test and only missed 2 questions. I recommend this website to everyone who asks me how I got such a good score!"

Winter Smith, California

"I just came back from taking the permit exam and it was easier than I thought it would be, thanks to Driving-Tests.org. If you go over these practice tests thoroughly and feel confident in them, then you will most likely pass the test! Don’t be lazy though, reading the book will only increase your possibilities of passing!"

Jose Rivas, California

"I just got back from the DMV today and passed only missing 3! Who knows if I didn’t find this site out. Studying could never be so easy! I would strongly suggest Driving-Tests.org for practicing before you do the real deal!"

Daniel Belle, California

"For a few months, my mother and I have been throwing the idea around about me getting my permit. But of course, me being the procrastinating teenager that I am, I didn’t study. I took a few of these practice tests some time before we even talked about it, but I didn’t take it too seriously. Fast forward to September 6, my mom tells me to make an appointment for the next day!! I was freaking out because I wasted all these months with little effort put towards studying. Remembering I had used this site before (but I forgot the name, so I googled it), I came and took each test. I even re-took a few at least twice. I did feel like it was great practice, but I was still so nervous. Well, I had my test this morning…AND I PASSED! I’m going to recommend this site to my friends. Hopefully everyone who comes across this site will at least try out one test. It’s really helpful and organized, so it’s easy to learn the information even if you get a bunch wrong."

Nyala Allen, California

"I was so nervous before I took my driver’s permit test. I practiced the 5 tests on Driving-Tests.org multiple times before my appointment, and I passed on the first try. A lot of the questions were actually on my test. When the lady was preparing my test, you could see that all the written tests are different, so this is good to keep in mind. This website helped me so much, and it will help you too!"

Ilana Dvorkin, California

"I am an Asian and just got here in California not too long ago and I took my test this afternoon and I passed! Thanks sooo much Driving-Test.org! You made it so easy for me…"

Jackie Bower, California

How Can I Apply for my CA Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Who needs to bring me for the permit test in CA?
  • Is a physical required to get a permit in CA?
  • Do I need to take a vision test when applying for the California driver’s license?
  • Where can I get a photo for my CA driver’s license taken?
  • What colors should I avoid wearing when taking picture for my license?
  • Do I need to put up hair when taking driver’s license photo?
  • What make-up to wear when I get my CA driver’s license picture taken?
  • Why is it best not to smile when taking your drivers license picture?
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CA Moto Practice Test 1

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Take our FREE CA Motorcycle Practice Test 1 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official CA DMV Motorcycle Test!

CA Moto Practice Test 2

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Take our FREE CA Motorcycle Practice Test 2 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official CA DMV Motorcycle Test!

CA Moto Practice Test 3

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Take our FREE CA Motorcycle Practice Test 3 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official CA DMV Motorcycle Test!

CA Moto Practice Test 4

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Take our FREE CA Motorcycle Practice Test 4 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official CA DMV Motorcycle Test!

CA Moto Practice Test 5

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Take our FREE CA Motorcycle Practice Test 5 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official CA DMV Motorcycle Test!

CA Moto Practice Test 6

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Getting ready for your CA Motorcycle Permit Test? We've got you covered! 25 test questions, hints, detailed explanations, instant feedback.

CA Fines and Limits Test

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Fines, Limits, Regulations and Citations. Traffic citations, insurance, DUI, the points system, and fines that will appear on the CA motorcycle permit exam at the DMV.

CA Motorcycle Marathon

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Your last step before the CA Motorcycle Permit Test! This non-stop practice marathon contains ALL the test questions we have!

CA DMV Moto Test Simulator

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Just like the real DMV Motorcycle test: same passing score, no explanations or hints, same number of questions that you can skip. New questions every time you re-take it.

General Knowledge

CA CDL General Knowledge Test

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This general knowledge CDL practice test covers all aspects of commercial driving in CA. Based on the CA CDL manual (2016).

CA CDL General Knowledge Test

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This CA CDL General Knowledge Exam contains 50 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Hazardous Materials (HazMat)

CA CDL HazMat Test

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Take this CDL HazMat practice test (based on the official 2016 CA CDL Manual) to see if you're ready for the real thing!

CA CDL Hazardous Materials Test

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This CA CDL Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

School Bus/Passenger Vehicles

CA CDL School Bus Test

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Prepare for the School Bus portion of your CA CDL skills test with this practice test. It contains 25 questions that are very similar to what you'll see at the DMV.

CA Passenger Vehicles Test

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This CA CDL Passenger Vehicles Exam contains 20 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Air Brake

CA CDL Air Brake Test

25 questions

Take this CDL Air Brake practice test (based on the official 2016 CA CDL Manual) to see if you're ready for the real thing!

CA CDL Air Brakes Test

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This CA CDL Air Brakes Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Combination Vehicles

CA CDL Combination Test

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Take this CDL Combination practice test (based on the official 2016 CA CDL Manual) to see if you're ready for the real thing!

CA CDL Combination Vehicles Test

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This CA CDL Combination Vehicles Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Double/Triple Trailers

CA CDL Double/Triple Trailers Test

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This CA CDL Double/Triple Trailers Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Tanker Vehicles

CA CDL Tanker Vehicles Test

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This CA CDL Tanker Vehicles Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Pre-Trip Inspection

CA CDL Pre-Trip Inspection

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Prepare for the Pre-Trip portion of your CA CDL skills test with this practice test. It contains 30 questions that are very similar to what you'll see at the DMV.

CA Examen de Práctica #1

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Take this FREE CA Practice Permit Test 1 in Spanish to see how ready you are for the real thing! The questions are based on the official CA manual in Spanish.

CA Examen de Práctica #2

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Take this FREE CA Practice Permit Test 2 in Spanish to see how ready you are for the real DMV exam. All the questions are based on the official CA Spanish manual.

CA Examen de Práctica #3

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Take this FREE CA Practice Permit Test 3 in Spanish. You can re-take it as many times as you like. It contains 40 questions that are very similar to the actual DMV test.

CA Examen de Práctica #4

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This FREE CA Practice Permit Test 4 in Spanish is based on the official CA manual. All the questions are very similar (often identical!) to the actual DMV test.

CA Examen de Práctica #5

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Getting ready for your DMV Exam in CA? Take this FREE Practice Test that is based on the official manual. All 40 questions are very similar to the actual DMV Exam.

CA Examen de Práctica #6

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This CA Practice Permit Test 6 in Spanish is based on the official CA manual (Spanish version), and you can re-take it as many times as you like.

CA Multas y Límites Examen de Práctica

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Fines, Limits, Regulations and Citations. Traffic citations, insurance, DUI, the points system, and fines that will appear on the CA driver's permit exam.

CA Señales y Situaciones de Carretera Examen de Práctica

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CA road signs and road situations: learn when to yield, where to park and what all those road signs mean! Try this 50-question image-only CA permit practice test now!

CA Road Signs Practice Test

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Need to brush up on your CA road signs? This free permit practice test covers the most important traffic signs and their meanings.

CA T/F Road Sign Test in Spanish

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40 True-False questions! How well do you know California road signs? Take this T/F practice test in Spanish to find out if you're ready for your CA DMV driver's license exam!

Welcome to the best online resource for California’s driving exams! This page will provide you with all the study tools you need to ace your driver’s permit or motorcycle permit test on the very first try. Below you will find 5 FREE practice tests that closely mimic the exam currently administered by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. But before you give the practice tests a try, review the official online CA Driver’s Handbook, the CA Motorcycle Handbook, and the California License Guide. This page will provide you with the information that you need to study and five chances to practice before heading to your local CA DMV office. Good luck!

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