Traffic and road rules in Nova Scotia, Canada are governed by a set of comprehensive regulations that are designed to ensure the safety of all road users. As in most other Canadian provinces, drivers are required to follow a number of basic rules of the road, such as obeying the posted speed limit, yielding the right-of-way to pedestrians, and stopping at all red lights and stop signs.


Nova Scotia Traffic Rules Test 01

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How many demerit points will be placed on your licence for driving to the left of the centreline?

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If you come to an intersection where the traffic signal lights are not working, you should...?

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Racing in the street will incur how many demerit points?

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Unless you are towing poles, the length of a tow must not exceed...?

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A police breathalyser will read 'warn' if you register a blood-alcohol concentration of between .08 and...?

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Which of these contains the most alcohol?

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You must report a collision to the local police, RCMP or the Registry of Motor Vehicles if it involves personal injury, death or property damage of...?

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When holding a learner's license you must be accompanied at all times when driving by a person who has held a valid driver's license for how long?

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How many demerit points will you accrue for speeding in excess of the posted limit in the school area?

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Roads are at their most dangerous and slippery...?

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A truck driver will have a blind spot behind his vehicle of up to...?

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In rain, snow or fog, you should use your...?

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A newly licensed driver will be summoned for interview upon his/her accruing how many demerit points?

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You will receive how many demerit points for passing a stopped school bus which is loading or unloading?

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How far in front of the cab can a truck driver's blindspot extend?

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You can remove demerit points from a full driving licence by...?

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When driving in the GDL program, your blood alcohol level must not exceed...?

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You may not drive through a red traffic light signal when going straight across an intersection unless...?

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By law you must dim your headlights before an approaching vehicle gets within what distance of you at night?

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Once you are qualified as a newly licensed driver, you are permitted a blood-alcohol level of...?

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The 'Administrative Licence Suspension Program' provides for what suspension if you refuse to give a breath sample?

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Failing to stop at the scene of an accident is an offence punished with how many demerit points?

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Aggressive driving can increase fuel consumption by up to...?

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If your vehicle catches fire, you should get yourself and your passengers at least...?

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Unless provided with an exemption, newly licensed drivers may not drive unaccompanied between the hours of...?

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In addition, drivers in Nova Scotia must be licensed to operate a vehicle on public roads, with both written and practical driving tests required to obtain a driver’s license. Other important traffic and road rules in the province include wearing a seat belt while driving, refraining from texting or using a mobile phone while behind the wheel and driving on the right side of the road at all times. By following these rules and regulations, drivers in Nova Scotia can help to ensure the safety of themselves, their passengers, and other road users.

This online practice test, with multiple choice questions, is intended to help you prepare for the Nova Scotia Class 7 Driving Test required before you can get your driver’s license. This free practice written driving test is a lesson that is essential for getting your Nova Scotia driver’s license at your local licensing office. Please note, however, that this is not the actual test, and you will not receive your license if you pass this practice test. It is all FREE!