Speed Limits - Permit Practice Test - Florida

Speed Limits - DMV Practice Test

Practice Test and Answers on Florida Speed Limits


This Permit Practice Test addresses Speed Limits in Florida. To prepare for this practice test you should have reviewed Speed Limit Videos and Tutorials.

Below are questions about Speed Limits in Florida in the form of multiple choice just like on the Florida Permit Test. As you answer each question you will learn the correct answer so you can learn by taking the test.

1. Driving through a neighborhood what is the typical residential speed limit?

You should:

Incorrect: Please try again.

Correct: Residential speed limit is 30 mph unless otherwise posted. The 30 mph applies to residential, municipal and business streets but always look for a posted speed limit sign in case its different.


2. While driving down a highway or street typically what is the speed limit?

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Correct: Street and highway speed limit is 55 mph unless otherwise posted. Be sure to always adjust your speed during bad conditions (bad weather or bad roads.)


3. Your need to get on what is considered a rural (not in a city) interstate but can’t remember the speed limit, what is it?

Incorrect: Please try again.

Correct: Rural interstate speed limit is 70 mph unless otherwise posted.


4. If you see a speed limit posted at 50 mph but it’s been raining do you need to adjust your speed?

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Correct: Yes, adjust your speed in bad weather. Speed limit Signs show the fastest speed you should drive under good conditions. For bad conditions such as poor weather or bad traffic you need to adjust your speed (slow down) to have complete control of your car and avoid collisions.


5. What is speed limit in a School Zone?

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Correct: The speed limit in a School Zone speed is 20 mph unless otherwise posted and traffic ticket fines are doubled in school zones.


6. If you get caught speeding only 5 mph over the School Zone speed limit, will you get a smaller ticket fine?

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Correct: No, if you go over the speed limit in a School Zone your ticket fine is doubled. You can also get up to a $1,000 civil penalty and may be required to take Traffic School.


7. As you start approaching a Construction Zone you should:

Incorrect: Please try again.

Correct: Look for the posted Construction Zone speed limit and adjust your speed. The speeding fine is doubled if you speed in a Construction Zone.


8. If you’re at red light and the car next to you revs its engine and accelerates trying to get you to race you should:

Incorrect: Please try again.

Correct: Ignore them and do not race. Instead accelerate at a normal speed so you are doing the speed limit and not racing. Racing is extremely dangerous and can result in getting your license revoked (termination of driving privilege.)

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