JOFTAA provided this useful information 10 years, 7 months ago:

Questions on the REAL Test but Not on the Practice Test

If you are aware of any questions that are on the USAREUR driver license test that are not on the practice test, please let us know by posting the info below.

We have found that the material on the real test, although in the study guide called AE Pamphlet 190-34 and USAFE Pamphlet 31-206, and/or in the Driving in Germany video may not be a part of the practice questions provided.

We would like to compile an accurate list of questions with the correct answers, that you have found on the real test, but are not on the practice test.

I do wish to clarify up front that this is not a form of cheating. This is a form of studying. When you go to take the real test, you will be armed with nothing more than your knowledge and a No2 pencil to mark your answers.

We are here to help you pass your test the first time.


9 years, 9 months ago

Quote by TreDaKing:
Is the format for the signs practice test the exact way that your knowledge of the signs will be tested on the actual exam?

Sure is. On the actual test you will be given a column of signs, and a column of descriptions with a letter next to each description. You will have to put the proper description letter next to the proper sign.

Our test is as close to the real thing as you can get.

If you care to help us, THIS is a great way.

9 years, 4 months ago

Quote by mrsvincent:
You will also need to know :

- There is a 7 day suspension for not wearing a seatbelt.

- You may pass a bus at 5 kph (walking speed)

- Tires may not protrude out of wheel wells.

- Do not drink alcohol for 6 hours after an accident.

- With a B.A.C of .5 - .79, there will be a 90 day suspension of license.

- B.A.C of .8 + there will be a mandatory revocation of license.

I took the test last week (3 July) and passed it. This post by mrsvincent was the most helpful post I read in reference to taking the driving test. I really needed my car on 4 July and for a whole lot of other reasons.

9 years, 4 months ago

Quote by Unregistered:
I took the test last week (3 July) and passed it. This post by mrsvincent was the most helpful post I read in reference to taking the driving test. I really needed my car on 4 July and for a whole lot of other reasons.

I am happy that you were helped by that post, but just so you know, most of the info in that post was presented to you in the videos that are shown to you just before you take your exam, as well as presented to you on our practice test website. This is why we stress watching the videos. There are so many people who just skip to the practice test, memorize it, and then take the test. That will help you pass, but you miss all of the questions that come from the videos.

Congrats on passing! Now stay out of my way, and remember that the next round is on you.

9 years, 4 months ago

Just in case anyone else gets confused by this conflicting information...the Module 2 video regarding right of way states " (3:17)vehicles entering, must yield to vehicles already in a traffic circle". This however conflicts with the beginning of the video (0:17) which states "when traffic signs are absent, vehicles coming from the right have the right-of-way at intersections, junctions, and traffic circles". The statement about yielding to traffic in traffic circles also conflicts with AE Pamphlet 190-34 USAFE Pamphlet 31-206, 19(b) When traffic signs are absent, vehicles coming from the right have the right-of-way at intersections, junctions, and traffic circles. As well as 19(k) vehicles in a traffic circle do not have the right-of-way over vehicles entering the traffic circle unless traffic signs at the entrance of the traffic circle indicate otherwise.

What I've learned is apparently the key is the sign with the arrows going in a circle, which indicate a traffic circle, is also supposed to tell you the the traffic in that circle has the right of way.

It was all very confusing and spinning my head in circles, so hopefully this will help someone else out.

9 years, 4 months ago

The good news is that unless you leave Germany, you won't run into a roundabout in which the people in the roundabout don't have right of way, with very few exceptions. None of which are in Kaiserslautern.

Not to mention, that as stated above, if the people in the roundabout have the right of way, you'll be told about it.

9 years, 4 months ago

Just gotta make sure I pass this dang test first! Even though I stalked this site before moving here three weeks ago, and saw everyones warnings about how important it was to study for this test, I've always been the kind of person who could do a quick review of items before testing and come out on top. Well...tomorrow will be my THIRD attempt, after having to wait two weeks after the last attempt. I've been studying my head off now, but wish I hadn't been so stubborn about it. It's because of this hardcore studying that I noticed what appeared to be this conflicting information regarding right-of-way in roundabouts. It wasn't until actually reading the definition of the sign that it all became clear.

But watch out everyone, because tomorrow I am on the road...GUARANTEED!!!

9 years, 4 months ago

This is for you... I bought 10 t-shirts with this cartoon.

Let us know when you pass. We'll sound the alarm.

9 years, 4 months ago

Actually, the format for the signs is much different than the practice tests. The real tests have many more options to choose from on the list, where the practice test has the exact options, if that makes sense. Real test was much more difficult!! The lowest I got on practice signs was around 90 % and I failed the real test!

9 years, 4 months ago

JJake - The fact is, if you know the signs, you will pass. And, the format of the practice test is as close to the real test as possible.

If you know what a stop sign is, it shouldn't matter if I give you one choice, or ten choices. If you know what the signs mean, you shouldn't have to look at all of the choices. You should be able to look for the choice that you have already determined in your head, rather than hope you recognize the correct answer.

Also, the instructions on the practice test site (you did read the instructions, right?) say you need to get 100%, multiple times, using the random FULL test generator. 90% is not 100%.

9 years, 4 months ago

Yes, I did get 100% at times, 90% was my lowest!

9 years, 4 months ago

Quote by JJake:
Yes, I did get 100% at times, 90% was my lowest!

100% several times in a row, using the random full test generator. That is what will assure you a passing score on the real test. That, and knowing the material in the videos. There are several questions on the real test that come from the videos, but are not in the practice test. This is clearly explained on the practice test site.

As I mentioned before, we've provided over 100k tests, and the failure rate is very, very low for people who study the recommended way.

Hopefully you'll follow the instructions on the site and pass the next time. I wish you the best of luck. Actually, you won't need luck.

9 years, 3 months ago

I practiced and studied, but not hard enough, failed with 21 wrong. :[ However, studying all week and will be going next week to take my second go at it. I have a question though; is there a way to print up a practice test because on the computer it hurts my eyes and takes forever, and the test in the back is the same with no signs. So is there way to stimulate a real test?!

9 years, 3 months ago

The real test is simulated on our website. The only printout of the test is the book available at the driver testing station, or available at our site,

With 21 wrong, I have to ask. How much did you actually study? It kind of sounds like you were over confident about taking the test to begin with. I'm not ridiculing you. I am just curious because failing the test after using our practice test site is pretty rare, and is usually due to people not taking it very seriously.

9 years, 3 months ago

Earlier in the discussion, someone said a .8+ on a BAC and you lose your privilege. According to the videos, .8 to .99 is a 180 day revocation, and 1 and up is loss of privilege. Who is right?
Also, why would you pass a bus at 5 kph?

Anyway, been studying all weekend for a test on Wednesday. The material is great and I feel good about it. Besides the videos and material you offer, where does the seatbelt, 150 cm child rule, and 5kph bus thing come from. Drivers orientation class?

9 years, 3 months ago

When in doubt, follow the official material. The video is official. Someone's post here is not official. Also, take a look at page 14 of the driver manual. You can find the manual by clicking on the STUDY GUIDES tab at

As for why anyone would pass a bus. Because it is legal in Germany. Keep in mind 5kph is slower than idle speed. You'd be riding your brakes to maintain that slow of a speed.

Any material that is not covered in the practice test, is covered in the manual. Generally speaking, if you pass the practice test with 100%, and you do this several times in a row using the random test generator (full test), you will pass the real test.

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