Tennessee DMV Test Prep
Use the following TN(Tennessee) 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 Tennessee.
Never drive under the influence! Take this FREE TN permit practice test to learn all about alcohol and drugs while driving, including regulations related to DUI and penalties specific to TN.
Accidents often occur at intersections. Take this FREE TN 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 TN 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 TN 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 TN 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 TN permit practice test to learn all about signalling rules and hand signals.
How well do you know your traffic signs? Take this FREE TN 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 TN 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 TN 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 TN permit practice test to learn all about vehicle lights, where they are, and when to use them.
Applying for your TN License
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Tennessee?
In Tennessee, you may apply for your learner’s permit starting at age 15.
What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Tennessee?
If it is your first time applying for a license in Tennessee, you will need to have:
- Proof of U.S. Citizenship
- Proof of Identity
- Secondary Proof of Identity
- Two Proofs of Tennessee Residency dated within the last 4 months
- Social Security Number
- Proof of school attendance/progress (if under 18)
How do I contact my nearest Tennessee DOS office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Tennessee DOS offices. Here’s a list of Tennessee DOS offices.
Getting Ready for Your TN Permit Test
On the Tennessee permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Tennessee state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Tennessee 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 Tennessee permit test?
Although the TN driver’s handbook is the source of truth when it comes to writing the Tennessee permit test, it can be confusing to study from it. Our FREE TN 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 TN DMV marathon test and TN 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 Tennessee learner’s permit?
YNo, driver’s education isn’t required.
Is there a mobile Tennessee 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 Tennessee DMV Test?
The Tennessee permit test consists of 30 multiple choice questions.
What's the passing mark for the Tennessee DMV Test?
You must score 24 out of 30 questions correctly to pass the Connecticut permit test.
Taking Your TN Permit Test
How do I sign up for my permit test in Tennessee?
To sign up for your permit test in Tennessee, simply find a local DOS office when you’re ready to apply.
Which DOS office should I go to take my permit test in Tennessee?
It doesn’t matter which DOS office you go to, but most people choose to go to a DOS office nearest to them. To find out where the DOS offices are located at, visit the DOS Offices page.
How do I pass the Tennessee permit test?
To pass your Tennessee permit test, you are expected to know Tennessee traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Tennessee 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 30 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 Tennessee permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit.You must wait at least 7 days before taking it again. And you will have to pay another $2 to retest.
I passed my Tennessee permit test! Now what?
IfYou need to get 50 hours of behind the wheel training and wait at least 6 months before applying for your road test.
When can I take my road test?
After getting your learner’s permit, you must wait at least 180 days before taking your road test. During that time period, you are required to get 50 hours of behind the wheel training with a licensed driver.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Tennessee with a learner's permit?
YYou must have a licensed driver age 21 or older sitting next to you when you’re driving with a permit. You may not drive between 10 pm and 6 am.
New to Tennessee
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Tennessee from another state？
Usually, no road test is required unless the license has been expired for more than 6 months. However, that is up to the discretion of the examiner.
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Tennessee?
Yes, you may drive with you out-of-state learner’s permit in Tennessee. You must adhere to the rules of both your home state and Tennessee.
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Tennessee?
If you have further questions regarding driving in Tennessee, you should visit the Tennessee Driver Services website.