Learning about PEI's road signs and rules of the road doesn't have to be difficult. Use our free PEI Class 7 practice test series to help you study for your Instruction Driver’s Permit (Class 7 drivers licence). You'll gain a deeper understanding of Prince Edward Island's road & traffic signs, and the rules of road safety for a lifetime of safer driving.
These PEI class 7 practice test sets have been designed in conjunction with the Prince Edward Island Driver's Handbook (also available in French, Chinese or Arabic), to help new drivers in PEI study for the official Class 7 licence or Instruction Driver’s Permit (also sometimes called a Beginner’s Permit). An Instruction Driver’s Permit is stage 1 of the PEI Graduated Driver's License program. The icandrive.ca series of PEI Class 7 practice test sets are absolutely free to use as many times as you want to help you study. The practice exams can also be an excellent "refresh" that you can use just before the actual Beginner’s Permit test. We believe that one of the best ways to quickly and easily build your driving knowledge is to use these PEI Class 7 practice test sets until you consistently get a passing grade on all of the road signs and road rules quizzes and do well on the practice exams. If your eventual goal is to get through the PEI Graduated Motorcycle License program, we invite you to use our PEI motorcycle practice test series as well.
Become a PEI Road Signs expert with our PEI traffic signs test practice series
Become a PEI Road Rules expert with our PEI traffic signs test practice series
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The PEI Beginner’s Permit Test is a written test conducted at Access PEI locations across PEI, that determines whether you have a strong enough understanding of Prince Edward Island's road & traffic signs and the rules of road safety, to be granted the opportunity to learn to drive a motor vehicle with licensed supervision. Our PEI Class 7 practice test series can help you to learn and retain the information in the PEI drivers handbook, and also show you what to expect on the Instruction Permit test. We can help you pass on your first attempt.
Make sure you devote enough time to understanding the concepts explained in the PEI Driver's Handbook. The Prince Edward Island drivers handbook should be your main source of information about PE road rules & road signs.
If something doesn't make sense either on the road signs or rules test sections, ask questions in our comments section. However, you should always refer to the PEI drivers handbook for the most detailed information and/or research online first.
Practice makes perfect, so the more PEI Class 7 practice test sets you attempt the better. Our practice tests were designed to dramatically increase your chances of passing the Instruction Driver’s Permit Test on your first try.
The Class 7 knowledge test, or Instruction Driver’s Permit test, is a multiple choice test: a series of questions, each with four possible answers.
Be sure to read each question carefully, pay careful attention to the accompanying picture if any, read all four of the answers just as carefully and then select your answer. Don't decide too quickly - some answers can seem quite similar at first glance. Gaining as much experience as possible with the many different kinds of questions that could appear is the best way to prepare for the PEI Instruction Driver’s Permit test. This is where our PEI Class 7 practice test series really helps to boost both knowledge and confidence.
Once you've passed the Class 7 license test, and obtained your PEI beginner’s permit, you now have the legal right to practice your driving skills in on-road practice sessions. There are however some key restrictions and guidelines you must follow in order to remain within the Instruction Driver’s Permit requirements, and be a safe driver to others on the road. You will also be issued an identifying "L" decal which you are required to display.
At the beginners permit stage, you must always be accompanied by a fully licensed driver (at least 4 years), who is seated in the front seat. Only the driving supervisor and immediate family members are permitted in the vehicle.
Your blood alcohol levels must always be at zero which operating a vehicle at the Instruction Drivers Permit stage. The driving supervisor must not have a blood alcohol content of more than .05
Every passenger must wear a seat belt when the vehicle is in motion and your passengers cannot exceed the number of working seat belts. No cell phone or other hand-held device while driving either. A hands-free cellphone is allowed.
A driver with an instruction drivers permit cannot drive even under supervision between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.
If you do not comply with the terms of the beginners permit, you will be suspended 30 days for a first offense, and 90 days for a second offense, extending the period of your GDL program license.
Use every available opportunity to practice your driving skills. This is your time to learn to drive, so practice, practice, practice.
ICanDrive.ca strives to make sure we have everything you need to get your Class 7 learners licence in the easiest way possible. We've put together some answers to what we've found to be some frequently asked questions, to help all Prince Edward Island drivers on the path to getting their Instruction Drivers Permit.
After you've passed the PEI Instruction Driver’s Permit Test, you are allowed to start practicing your driving under the supervision of a fully licensed driver. You must stay at the Beginner stage (L) for a minimum of 12 months without issue before you can apply for your next licence (PEI Class 5 - Stage 2). The Instruction Permit is valid for two years from the date it is issued.
In order to get a PEI Class 5 - Stage 2 drivers license, you will be required at that point to take a Class 5 road test and demonstrate strong driving capability behind the wheel.
The Prince Edward Island Graduated Driver License Program is a three step process, where new drivers move through each stage over time, building their driving knowledge and ability as they go, until they are experienced drivers. All PEI drivers must work their way through Prince Edward Island's Graduated Driver License Program before they can get their full unrestricted PEI driving license.
The PEI graduated driver licensing program helps PEI residents develop car driving skills over a time period to ensure their well equipped to deal with any PEI driving situation.
The Stage 1 or Prince Edward Island Instruction Permit/Learner Permit is designed to help new drivers learn driving skills while being fully supervised by a licensed driver.
The PEI Class 5 - Stage 2 (G) licence is obtained after passing a road test and is step 2 in the PEI graduated driver licensing program. Stage 2 drivers can drive without a supervising driver.
The Stage 3(G) licence that PEI provides is the final GDL stage you must complete in order to exit the PEI graduated driver licensing program and become a fully licensed Class 5 driver.