Gain a deeper understanding of Newfoundland's road and traffic safety signs, as well as the rules of the road, for a lifetime of safer driving. Use our free Newfoundland permit test practice series to help you study for your NL drivers permit test.
Our Class 5 Newfoundland permit test practice series is absolutely free to use, and can really help you study for the first phase of the NL Graduated Licensing Program so that you are fully ready and prepared for the real NL drivers permit test. These NL class 5 driving knowledge practice tests have been meticulously developed from the Newfoundland and Labrador Road Users Guide (also called the Newfoundland Driver's Handbook) to help new drivers obtain the drivers permit NL requires for all new car and light truck operators. We believe one of the best ways to quickly increase your driving knowledge is with repeated use of these Newfoundland permit test practice sets. Practice with them until you can consistently get a passing grade on both of our road signs and road rules practice exams. If your eventual goal is to get through the Newfoundland graduated motorcycle license program, we invite you to use our Newfoundland motorcycle practice test series as well.
Become a Newfoundland Road Signs expert with our Newfoundland traffic signs test practice series
Become an Newfoundland Road Rules expert with our Newfoundland traffic signs test practice series
Focus on the key concepts you need to know for the Newfoundland permit test, and study smart.
The Newfoundland permit test is a written test that assesses whether you have a strong enough understanding of Newfoundland's road signs and road rules to be given an opportunity to learn to drive, and eventually get an unrestricted NL driver's license. In addition to knowing all of the information in the Newfoundland and Labrador Road Users Guide, knowing what to expect on the actual Newfoundland drivers permit test can really make a difference and help you pass on your first attempt.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Road Users Guide (or Newfoundland driver's handbook) should be your main source of information for the road & traffic safety signs and NL's rules of the road. Study the material until you completely understand all of the concepts that are explained.
Always refer to the NL drivers handbook for the most detailed information, but if you're stuck on something, don't hesitate to ask in our comments section - we usually respond in a day or two. Of course, you can do some research online as well.
As the old saying goes, "practice makes perfect". The more you use our Newfoundland permit test practice sets, the better. They are designed to dramatically increase your chances of passing the Newfoundland permit test on your first try.
The NL Class 5 Level 1 licence test is a multiple choice test. Our Newfoundland permit test practice series has been carefully designed to look and feel exactly like the real NL permit test. This familiarizes applicants with what to expect.
As mentioned, the NL drivers permit test questions are presented in a multiple choice format. Each question has four potential answers, but even if at first glance, one or more answers seem the same, only one of them is correct. Therefore, you must read each question carefully, pay attention to the accompanying picture if any, and understand all four of the answers before selecting your answer. Gaining as much experience as possible with the many different kinds of questions that could appear on the test is the best way to prepare. Our Newfoundland permit test practice series is designed to do exactly that.
Once you've passed your NL Class 5 level 1 license test, you will be able to legally begin learning how to drive. This is a time to practice your driving skills as much as possible in on-road practice sessions with a licensed driver. However, there are some important Class 5 level 1 licence restrictions that you must always follow in order to maintain your learners licence requirements, and be a safe Newfoundland driver. A "NOVICE DRIVER" sign must be displayed in an easy to see position at the rear of the vehicle being driven. The lettering must be a minimum of 5 centimeters in height, and consist of black lettering on a white background. Additionally, you need to adhere to the following:
In the Class 5 Level I Licence stage, you must always be accompanied by a fully licensed (Class 5 non-GDL) driver, 18 years or older, who is seated on the front seat.
Your blood alcohol level must be at zero while operating a vehicle at the Class 5L licensing level.
Every passenger must wear a seat belt when the vehicle is in motion. And, the number of passengers cannot exceed the number of working seat belts.
A Class 5 learner driver is not allowed to drive between the hours of midnight and 5 am - even under supervision.
Unlike a driver with a full Class 5 license, a Class 5 Level I licence will automatically be suspended if you reach 8 demerit points.
Use every available opportunity to practice your driving skills and learn to drive safely with others on the road.
We've put together some answers to what we have found to be some of the most frequently asked questions about the Newfoundland permit test, as well as our Newfoundland permit test practice series. If you still have questions, please do let us know in the comments section, or send us an email.
Once you've passed the NL driving knowledge test, you should practice your driving as much as possible under the supervision of a fully licensed NL driver. You must remain at the learner's permit level for a period of 12 months, or 8 months if you complete an approved driver training program, probation free before you can apply for your next licence.
In order to get a NL Novice Driver License - Class 5, Level II, you will be required at that point to take a Class 5 road test and demonstrate that you really do know how to drive.
Regular Newfoundland driver licensing is a three step process whereby drivers learning how to drive, move through each stage, building driving knowledge, and becoming experienced, safe drivers. From the theoretical learning at the class 5L stage to driving under supervision and eventually to getting a full Class 5 licence, all NL drivers must work their way through the GDL process before they can get their unrestricted full driving licence.