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Nova Scotia Fines and Limits Test

  • Perfect for learner’s permit and full adult driver’s licence
  • Based on official Nova Scotia 2024 Driver's manual
  • Updated for June 2024
Verified by Steven Litvintchouk, M.S., Chief Educational Researcher, Member of ACES. See our detailed commitment to accuracy and quality in our practice tests.
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NS commercial driver's licence
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About this test

Safety tips and traffic rules aren’t the only things you need to know in order to pass your driver’s exam. The NS Driver Handbook also includes information about fines, penalties, DUI regulations, and reasons a driver might lose his or her driving privileges. This NS Fines, Limits and Regulations test will help you boost your knowledge of the rules of the road and what will happen if you break them. Just like our other NS practice tests, this one provides potential drivers with a hint and an explanation of the correct answer for each of the 30 questions. All questions are based upon information in the official NS Driver’s Manual. This Fines, Limits and Regulations test is another step in your journey to becoming an official Nova Scotia driver. Good luck!

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. Which licence class is issued to drivers of passenger vehicles?
  2. You do NOT have to provide a signed consent form to get a learner’s licence if you are at least ____ years of age.
  3. For how long is your learner's licence valid?
  4. In areas where the speed limit is 50 km/h, the speed limit in school zones is _______ when children are present.
  5. In which of the following places in Nova Scotia are you NOT allowed to park?
  6. In Nova Scotia, legal alcohol-induced impairment is defined as having a blood alcohol content (BAC) of
  7. Your vehicle's certificate of registration is valid for
  8. In Nova Scotia, you may not park within _______ of a fire hydrant.
  9. For a car or light truck, the vehicle permit and licence plate must be renewed
  10. Visitors to Nova Scotia and new residents in Nova Scotia can use their existing driver's licence for ____ days before they must obtain a Nova Scotia licence.
  11. Child passengers _____ must ride in a forward-facing child seat.
  12. Use your headlights whenever you cannot see ________ ahead.
  13. You must file a report with the police, the RMV, or the RCMP if you've had a collision that involved
  14. The penalties for a first offence of driving while impaired include licence revocation for
  15. While you are waiting for your number plates, vehicle permit, or transfer of ownership documents, you may apply for a temporary vehicle permit, which will be valid for
  16. New drivers _________ must participate in and complete Nova Scotia's Graduated Driver Licensing program.
  17. Once you obtain a Class 7 (learner's) licence, you may have to hold it for ____ months before you may take a road test.
  18. While you hold a Class 5N (newly licensed) driver's licence, your blood alcohol content (BAC) must not be higher than ______ whenever you drive.
  19. A driver in the Graduated Driver Licensing program must hold a Class 5R (restricted individual) licence for
  20. Do not park within ________ of an emergency vehicle that has stopped to give assistance or investigate a collision.
  21. When can you legally use studded tires in Nova Scotia?
  22. In Nova Scotia, the minimum third-party liability coverage required by law is
  23. If you are convicted of passing a stopped school bus with its red lights flashing, ____ demerit points will be added to your driving record.
  24. If you are convicted of speeding in a school area, ____ points will be added to your driving record.
  25. Unless provided with an exemption, a newly licensed (Class 5N) driver may not drive unsupervised between the hours of
  26. If you are convicted of failing to stop at the scene of an accident (hit and run), ____ points will be added to your driving record.
  27. If a newly licensed (Class 5N) driver is convicted of a speeding violation, his or her driving privileges will be suspended for
  28. If a learner (Class 7) driver accumulates ____ or more demerit points, his or her driver's licence will be suspended for six months.
  29. If a fully licensed driver accumulates ____ or more demerit points, his or her driver's licence will be suspended for six months.
  30. If you are convicted of speeding at 31 km/h or more over the posted speed limit, ____ points will be added to your driving record.