Illinois uses a familiar path for residents seeking to obtain a driver’s license. The state first requires driver’s education training. Those who complete that course also take a written test to earn an Illinois instruction permit. These test takers should learn the applicable Illinois road rules and traffic laws for their permit test. In addition to study materials, test takers should utilize a number of free or low-cost Illinois permit practice tests to improve their knowledge and test-taking skills.
Before diving into the various state practice permit tests, it is advisable to first complete your Illinois driver education course and study the appropriate driver’s manual. You will get plenty of practice and knowledge by just completing your driving course. However, shortly before you take the actual Illinois learners permit test, you need to make sure you study the applicable Illinois drivers manual.
There are three manuals for Illinois driver permits and licenses. Use the following web addresses to find the manual that applies to your desired Illinois permit:
Main Illinois Driver’s Manual (non-CDL vehicles)
Illinois CDL Manual
Illinois Motorcycle Manual
Of course, you may also go to a local Illinois Secretary of State Driver Services office. Use the directory at cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/drivers/facilities/home.html to find your local branch of the Illinois DMV.
When you read the Illinois driver manual, look for the permit practice tests and questions in the manual. Use those to practice answering what you have learned in the manuals. You can then move no to other Illinois practice permit exams.
The DriversEd website has many traffic-school and driver education programs. You can take hundreds of Illinois permit test practice questions for as little as one dollar. There are also some free practice permit questions. Go to driversed.com/courses/dmv-permit-test/illinois-dsd-permit-test.aspx and click on “Try some free sample questions.” to take the free permit practice test. You can also order up to 50 practice test at prices ranging from 99 cents to about $20.
DMV-Driving-Tests is another leading site that offers 3 different Illinois permit practice test ( one each for non-CDL, CDL and motorcycle permit tests). These are free tests with 25 practice questions.
Practice with more Illinois permit questions on the Free DMV Practice Tests website. Go to the “Illinois Driver Services Office Written Practice Test” page at freedmvpracticetests.com/il-illinois. This site also has a 20-question practice test for each of the 3 types of Illinois instruction permits.
DMV-Driving-Tests: Illinois Permit Practice Questions
Free DMV Practice Tests: Illinois Practice Permit Tests