2022 Maine Permit Test

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The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in..

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Maine. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Maine please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/maine/car.

Passing grade:

It is very foggy. You should slow down and:

Explanation
Use your low beams when driving in fog, snow, rain, or mist. Light from high beams will reflect off of precipitation, causing a glare and making it even more difficult to see. Some vehicles are equipped with fog lights that should be used in addition to low beam headlights.

You may honk your horn when you:

Explanation
One situation where it is appropriate to use your horn is if you lose control of your vehicle. In this case, sound your horn to alert other drivers.

Fines for moving traffic violations in school zones are:

Explanation
In Maine, fines for moving traffic violations are doubled within a school zone. Drive with extra care when driving through a school zone.

The sign with this shape and color is a ____ sign.

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Explanation
Pennant-shaped warning signs like this are only used to indicate a no passing zone.

Crossbuck signs indicate:

Explanation
Crossbuck signs tell drivers to yield to trains at a railroad crossing. Drivers should not try to outdrive a train.

When making a turn, you must ____ your speed.

Explanation
When turning, you should reduce to a speed that allows you to maintain control of your vehicle, stay in your lane, and react to unexpected situations.

When driving in traffic, it is safest to:

Explanation
Crashes often happen when some drivers go faster or slower than other vehicles on the road. Always try to drive with the flow of traffic, within the posted speed limit.

In which of the following ways can alcoholic beverages affect you?

Explanation
Alcohol dulls the parts of your brain that control inhibition, judgment, and self-control. As a result, you may feel stimulated, lively, and a bit giddy or foolish after consuming alcohol. Alcohol also impairs your reaction time, coordination, and balance. Your vision and ability to judge distance suffers after alcohol consumption, making it difficult to react to your surroundings.
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