DMV Practice Tests in Oregon
If you're required to take a written exam with the Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division (DMV), you may benefit from taking one of our online DMV practice tests. Practice tests are available for teenagers, adult drivers, motorcycle riders, and commercial drivers.
Continue reading this page to learn about Oregon DMV practice tests.
Benefits of Taking a DMV Practice Test
After reading the OR Driver Handbook, you may need additional study material to test your knowledge of Oregon traffic laws and road signs. Our practice tests offer many other benefits, such as:
- Extra instruction for the written exam.
- Being able to see what the Oregon written test is like before you take it.
- The opportunity to practice answering questions that may show up on the actual test.
Take an Oregon DMV Practice Test
Learner's Permit – This practice test is for drivers who are younger than 18 years old. Try passing the learner's permit practice test to get ready for the written exam.
Driver's License – This is the practice test you'll need to take if you're applying for your first driver's license or if the DMV is requiring you to take an exam to renew or reinstate your Oregon driver's license. Also available in Spanish (examen de practica para la licencia).
Road Signs – If you would like to quiz yourself on Oregon road signs and traffic signals, take our online road signs practice test.
Motorcycle License – This test focuses on the rules of the road and traffic laws for motorcycle riders in Oregon.
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) – To test yourself on commercial driver information in Oregon, try passing our CDL practice test.
CDL Endorsements – This practice test is useful when you need to apply for a specific CDL endorsement, such as the school bus or double/triple endorsements.
Other DMV Study Resources
If you need additional help, check out the other study materials available to help you pass your OR DMV written exam.
DMV study guides give you access to:
- Supplementary Oregon DMV practice questions.
- Information to help you learn the traffic signs and signals in Oregon.
- A list of instructions on applying for your driver's license or learner's permit.
Sample Oregon DMV Practice Test Questions
Here are a couple sample questions to give you a better idea what you'll see on the actual Oregon knowledge test.
Sample Question #1:
The Oregon Implied Consent Law states you must:
a) Carry minimum liability insurance at all times.
b) Submit to a breath, blood, or urine test if arrested for driving under the influence.
c) Appear in court when you receive a traffic ticket.
d) Maintain your vehicle in a condition that is safe for Oregon roads.
Sample Question #2:
When entering a crowded freeway in Oregon, what is the best way to merge into traffic?
a) Yield to all traffic on the freeway.
b) Use the acceleration lane to get up to the same speed as freeway traffic.
c) Look at your side and rearview mirrors to check for blind spots.
d) All of the above answers are correct.
How to Pass the Oregon DMV Written Exam
NOTE: Most Oregon DMV locations stop conducting non-commercial knowledge tests 1 hour before closing. Be sure to show up early enough to complete the test in time.
When you're ready to take the written exam, visit your local Oregon DMV office with all the required documents and payment for the fee. You do not have to make an appointment.
For a complete list of required documents and fees, visit our following pages:
- Applying for a Driver's License (Teens)
- Applying for an Adult Driver's License in Oregon
- Applying for an OR CDL
- Motorcycle Licenses
If you fail the written test, you have to wait until the next day to retake it. If you fail 4 times or more, you must wait 28 days to take the test again.
NOTE: If you're caught cheating, the OR DMV will stop your test and you will not be able to try again for 90 days.