Rhode Island DMV Test Prep
Use the following RI(Rhode Island) DMV practice tests to study for your DMV permit test, driver’s license test, and/or senior citizens’ refresher test.
Depending on your study style, you can choose to study by individual topics, do a DMV permit test simulation, and/or challenge yourself to the ultimate DMV marathon test that includes all of the test questions for Rhode Island.
Never drive under the influence! Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about alcohol and drugs while driving, including regulations related to DUI and penalties specific to RI.
Accidents often occur at intersections. Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about intersections, including right-of-ways, rules, sharing the road, etc.
How do you change lanes? Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about lane changes, including right-of-ways, blind spots, and the proper signals.
Traffic lights are signalling devices that control flows of traffic to promote safe driving. Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about traffic lights and what they mean.
Traffic regulations are rules that you must follow to promote safe driving. Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about regulations pertaining to your state.
Signalling is a way to communicate with other road users. Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about signalling rules and hand signals.
How well do you know your traffic signs? Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about different types of traffic signs, what they mean, and how to react to them.
Symbols and colors can tell you a lot. Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about traffic symbols, including where they are used and how to interpret them.
Traffic is the movement of road users. Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about traffic rules, safe practices, and how to share the road with other road users.
Do you know how to operate the lights on your vehicle? Take this FREE RI permit practice test to learn all about vehicle lights, where they are, and when to use them.
Applying for your RI License
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Rhode Island?
In Rhode Island, you may apply for your learner’s permit starting at age 16.
What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Rhode Island?
If it is your first time applying for a license in Rhode Island, you will need to have:
- Proof of your identity
- Proof of your Social Security number
- Proof of your RI residency
- A completed Application for License Identification card and Permits (Form LI-1).
How do I contact my nearest Rhode Island DMV office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Rhode Island DMV offices. Here’s a list of Rhode Island DMV offices.
Getting Ready for Your RI Permit Test
On the Rhode Island permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Rhode Island state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Rhode Island Driver’s Manual and cover a range of topics including vehicle safety responsibility, right-of-way, signals, signs, and markers, parking, stopping, and standing, alcohol and drug impact on the driving ability, and more. In addition to passing the written exam, you will also need to pass a vision screening.
What is the best way to study for the Rhode Island permit test?
Although the RI driver’s handbook is the source of truth when it comes to writing the Rhode Island permit test, it can be confusing to study from it. Our FREE RI DMV Practice Tests contain questions that are 100% accurate and based on the driver’s manual. We break down the topics into 13 easy to understand practice tests. Focus on road signs, speeding limits, traffic violations, defensive driving techniques and proper yielding situations. And whenever you answer a question, you tell you WHY on the spot so you won’t make the same mistake again. When you done studying the individual topics, take our FREE RI DMV marathon test and RI DMV permit test simulator to assess your readiness for the real test. Remember, you can take our prep tests as many times as you want until you are 100% ready.
Is driver’s education required in order to get an Rhode Island learner’s permit?
- If you are under 18, you need to complete a 33.5-hour driver education course before getting your permit.
Is there a mobile Rhode Island DMV Practice Test app for my iPhone/iPad and/or android device(s)?
Yes, there is. In fact, our FREE DMV Practice Test app (DMV Hub) has over 2 million downloads to date. We make passing the DMV permit test even easier with features like smart timer and in-app analytical tools that tell you if you are ready to take the real test or not. You can download our app from the App Store or Google Play.
How many questions are on the Rhode Island DMV Test?
The Rhode Island permit test consists of 50 multiple choice questions.
What's the passing mark for the Rhode Island DMV Test?
You must score 40 out of 50 questions correctly to pass the Rhode Island permit test.
Taking Your RI Permit Test
How do I sign up for my permit test in Rhode Island?
To sign up for your permit test in Rhode Island, simply find a local DMV office when you’re ready to apply.
Which DMV office should I go to take my permit test in Rhode Island?
It doesn’t matter which DMV office you go to, but most people choose to go to a DMV office nearest to them. To find out where the DMV offices are located at, visit the DMV Offices page.
How do I pass the Rhode Island permit test?
To pass your Rhode Island permit test, you are expected to know Rhode Island traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Rhode Island Driver’s License manual, which is what our FREE DMV practice test questions are based on. Subjects will cover sharing the road, meaning of road signs, navigating Intersections, speeding consequences, drinking and driving laws.
There are 50 multiple choice questions on the permit test. You need to get at least 80% in order to pass. Remember, You are NOT allowed to use the driver’s handbook during your permit test. You are being tested on your ability to recall the rules of the road. Prepare yourself before you go in and you will see that you can do well without the manual.
I failed my Rhode Island permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit.You must wait until the next day to take it again.
I passed my Rhode Island permit test! Now what?
IfYou need to get 50 hours of supervised driving and hold your permit for at least 6 months before taking your road test.
When can I take my road test?
After getting your learner’s permit, you must wait at least 6 months before taking your road test. During that time period, you will need to get 50 hours of supervised driving training.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Rhode Island with a learner's permit?
YYou must have a licensed driver age 21 or older (who has at least 5 years of driving experience) supervising you when you’re driving with a permit at all times
New to Rhode Island
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Rhode Island from another state？
Usually no road test is required. However, that is up to the discretion of the examiner. You’ll have to transfer your license though.
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Rhode Island?
Yes, you may drive with you out-of-state learner’s permit in Rhode Island. You must adhere to the rules of both your home state and Rhode Island.
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Rhode Island?
If you have further questions regarding driving in Rhode Island, you should visit the Rhode Island DMV website.