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  1. Illinois Driver's License And State ID
  2. Illinois DMV Publications - Driver's Handbook, Guide, Manual, Highway Code.
  3. Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles
  4. Illinois DMV Regional Office Locations - regional service centers, office hours and addresses.
  5. Illinois Motor Vehicle Registration
  6. Moving to Illinois, Non Resident Motorists
  7. Info for Illinois DMV Teen Drivers
  8. Official Illinois State Website

Illinois Drover's License

To drive legally in Illinois, you must have a valid Illinois driver’s license, instruction permit, Restricted Driving Permit or Monitoring Device Driving Permit. To receive a driver’s license, you must:
• Visit a Driver Services facility, show required identification documents and have your photo taken.
• Surrender all valid out-of-state licenses, state ID cards, instruction permits and commercial driver's licenses.
• Pay the appropriate fee.
• Pass the appropriate exams (vision screening, written and/or driving)

Illinois Driver's License Classifications


Class A
Class B
Class C
Class D - Any motor vehicle with a GVWR of 16,000 pounds or less, except those vehicles requiring a Class A, B or C driver’s license or an L or M motorcycle license
Class L - Any motor-driven cycle with less than 150cc displacement.
Class M - Any motorcycle or motor-driven cycle.

Driver's License Exams


When applying for a driver's license, you may be required to take vision, written and driving exams. You are allowed three attempts to pass each of these exams within one year from the date you paid your application fee.

Illinois Driver's License Written Exam


The basic exam requires you to:
• Identify traffic signs by shape, color or symbol.
• Identify signals and pavement markings.
• Answer multiple choice and true/false questions about traffic laws, safety rules, crash prevention and vehicle equipment.

Illinois Driver's Manual Study Questions

Chapter 3 Study Questions
1. During the Initial Licensing Phase, a teen driver is allowed only two passengers under age 20 in the vehicle during the first 12 months of licensing.
True or False?
2. In order to obtain court supervision for a traffic violation, a minor must appear in court with a parent/legal guardian and attend a traffic safety school.
True or False?
3. A parent or legal guardian may request that the driver's license of a minor be cancelled at any time prior to age 18.
True or False?


Chapter 4 Study Questions
1. When passing another vehicle, a driver should wait until the entire car the driver just passed is visible in the rear view mirror before turning back into the right-hand lane.
True or False?

2. After making a proper stop and yielding to traffic or pedestrians within the intersection, it is permissible for drivers on a one-way street to turn left at a red light onto another one-way street that moves traffic to the left.
True or False?

3. How should a driver proceed if within an intersection waiting to make a left turn and the traffic signal light turns red?
a. Wait in the intersection until the light turns green.
b. Yield to oncoming traffic and complete the turn.
c. Make sure it is clear, then back up from the intersection.

4. When on a two-lane roadway, drivers must stop their vehicles when approaching a stopped school bus with its red warning lights flashing and its stop signal arm extended.
True or False?

5. When an authorized vehicle using its sirens and flashing lights approaches a vehicle, the driver should pull to the right-hand edge of the roadway and wait for the emergency vehicle to pass.
True or False?

6. What is the penalty for being convicted of illegally passing a stopped school bus?
a. Driving privileges or vehicle registration suspension and a $150 fine.
b. 60-day suspension of driving privileges.
c. $30 fine and 14-day suspension of driving privileges.

7. A driver may pass another vehicle by driving on the shoulder of the road.
True or False?

8. It is permissible to make a right turn against a red signal light after stopping and yielding to other vehicles and pedestrians.
True or False?

9. A driver must give the right or left turn signal when changing lanes.
True or False?

10.In urban areas, drivers moving out of an alley, building, private road or driveway need not come to a complete stop before entering the roadway if the roadway is clear of traffic.
True or False?

11.For what distance should a continuous turn signal be given when making a left or right turn in a business or residential district?
a. Not less than 50 feet before turning.
b. Not less than 75 feet before turning.
c. Not less than 100 feet before turning.

12.A driver may proceed immediately when waiting at an intersection and the traffic signal light turns green.
True or False?

13.What should drivers do when approaching a construction area?
a. Increase their speed to get out of the way quickly.
b. Slow down, stop all wireless telephone communications and yield the right-of-way.
c. Honk their horn several times to alert individuals working in the area of their presence.

14.Drivers must yield to pedestrians in an unmarked crosswalk.
True or False?

15.It is permissible for anyone to wear a headset while driving.
True or False?

16.Speed should be reduced below the posted speed limit for which of the following reasons?
a. Driver is driving in unfavorable weather conditions.
b. Driver is approaching and crossing an intersection.
c. Both of the above.

17.Slow vehicles should use the left-hand lane except when passing or making a left turn.
True or False?

18.When must a driver slow down for a school zone?
a. On school days between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. when children are present and signs are posted.
b. On weekends.
c. Only during recess.

19.Drivers may open car doors on the side on which traffic is moving only when it can be done safely and without interfering with traffic.
True or False?

20.It is permissible to pass on a two-lane, two-way roadway within 100 feet of an intersection or rail road crossing.
True or False?

21.Only vehicles displaying special plates or parking placards for persons with disabilities may park in spaces reserved for them by an official PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES sign.
True or False?

22.Unless authorized to do so, drivers may not break into the line of a funeral procession.
True or False?


Chapter 5 Study Questions
1. When a motorist is turning right and a bicyclist is approaching on the right, let the bicyclist go through the intersection first before making a right turn.
True or False?

2. A driver does not need to allow as much distance when following a motorcycle as when following a car.
True or False?

3. Motorcyclists are entitled to use the full width of a traffic lane; therefore, a driver should pass a motorcycle the same way a driver would pass another vehicle.
True or False?

4. When following a truck at night, it is important to dim your headlights.
True or False?

5. When approaching a disabled pedestrian using a guide dog, white cane or other assistive device, a driver should yield the right-of-way.
True or False?


Chapter 6 Study Questions
1. If arrested with a blood-alcohol concentration of .08 percent or more, an individual's driving privileges will be suspended for at least six months.
True or False?

2. Alcohol is the single greatest factor in fatal motor vehicle crashes.
True or False?

3. What is the only effective way to remove alcohol from the body?
a. Strong coffee
b. Time
c. Cold shower

4. If a driver is arrested and refuses to submit to testing, driving privileges will be suspended for three months.
True or False?

5. A driver whose license has been revoked as a result of DUI must meet several requirements, including an evaluation for alcohol and drug problems and paying a reinstatement fee, to regain their license.
True or False?

Chapter 8 Study Questions
1. An individual's driving privileges may be suspended under which of the following conditions?
a. Three reckless driving offenses in 12 months
b. Drag or street racing

c. Illegally transporting alcohol twice in 12 months by a person over age 21 2. Driving privileges may be revoked for giving false information to the Secretary of State.
True or False?


Chapter 9 Study Questions
1. A merge sign means drivers should be prepared to change lanes or allow other traffic to come into their lane.
True or False?

2. When approaching a stop sign that is not marked by a crosswalk, drivers should stop their vehicles before entering the intersection.
True or False?

3. An orange sign means drivers should be alert, adjust their speed and be prepared to stop if necessary.
True or False?


Chapter 10 Study Questions
1. What should a driver do when approaching a traffic control signal that is not in operation?
a. Come to a full stop and yield the right-of-way before entering the intersection.
b. If the intersection is clear, the driver does not need to stop.
c. Drive quickly through the intersection to get out of the way of other vehicles.

2. If a traffic light shows both a red light and a green arrow, a driver may not turn in the direction of the arrow until the red light has changed.
True or False?

3. Drivers may pass on a two-lane roadway marked with a single solid yellow line on their side of the center line.
True or False?

4. A railroad crossbuck sign should be treated the same as a yield sign.
True or False?

5. All vehicles are required to stop within how many feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing when a train is approaching?
a. between 15 and 50 feet
b. between 5 and 10 feet
c. 10 feet

6. When approaching a railroad crossing that has no warning signals (such as electric flashing lights or gates), a driver should look, listen and slow down.
True or False?

7. After a train clears a crossing that has flashing signals, drivers may proceed after checking for a second train on another track.
True or False?

8. If moving with a stream of vehicles across a railroad track, it is safe to stop on the track for a short period of time.
True or False?


Chapter 11 Study Questions
1. The road surface of a bridge may be dangerous in winter because it may remain icy after the rest of the roadway is clear.
True or False?

2. If driving in fog, a driver should turn on the high-beam headlights to increase the field of vision.
True or False?

3. Most rear-end collisions are caused by the vehicle in back following too closely.
True or False?

4. The three-second rule helps the driver determine a safe following distance.
True or False?

5. If a vehicle starts to skid on water (hydroplane), the driver should quickly apply the brakes.
True or False?

6. If the front right wheel of a vehicle runs off the pavement, a driver should ease off the accelerator, brake gently and gently steer back onto the pavement.
True or False?

7. Drivers who become stranded in blizzard conditions should remain in their vehicles.
True or False?

8. When experiencing a tire blow out, the driver should apply the brakes quickly and pull off the roadway to check the tire.
True or False?

9. If a vehicle starts to skid, the driver should gently apply the brakes and steer in the opposite direction of the skid.
True or False?

10.Illinois law requires that headlights be on when atmospheric conditions require the use of windshield wipers.
True or False?


Chapter 12 Study Questions
1. Within how many feet is a driver required to dim the headlights before meeting another vehicle?
a. 250 feet
b. 400 feet
c. 500 feet

2. Headlights must be lighted from sunset to sunrise.
True or False?

3. Your car must have a horn that can be heard from a distance of 200 feet.
True or False?


Chapter 3 Answers
1. False (16)
2. True (18)
3. True (16-17)

Chapter 4 Answers
1. True (23)
2. True (22)
3. b (22)
4. True (28)
5. True (21)
6. a (28)
7. False (24)
8. True (23)
9. True (26-27)
10. False (29)
11. c (25)
12. False (22)
13. b (21)
14. True (23)
15. False (31)
16. c (20)
17. False (25)
18. a (21)
19. True (31)
20. False (24)
21. True (30)
22. True (21)

Chapter 5 Answers
1. True (40)
2. False (38)
3. True (38)
4. True (35)
5. True (37)

Chapter 6 Answers
1. True (43)
2. True (42)
3. b (42)
4. False (43)
5. True (43)
6. True (45)

Chapter 7 Answers
1. True (48)
2. True (50)

Chapter 8 Answers
1. c (52-53)
2. True (51)

Chapter 9 Answers
1. True (65)
2. True (56)
3. True (56)

Chapter 10 Answers
1. a (70)
2. False (71)
3. False (73)
4. True (74)
5. a (73)
6. True (73)
7. True (74)
8. False (74)

Chapter 11 Answers
1. True (79)
2. False (78)
3. True (76)
4. True (76)
5. False (78)
6. True (81)
7. True (79)
8. False (82)
9. False (81)
10. True (78)

Chapter 12 Answers
1. c (85)
2. True (85)
3. True (86)