2022 Maine Permit Test 14

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.. Read More

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.

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1. A pedestrian starts to cross the street after the "Don't Walk" signal begins to flash. The pedestrian is in the middle of the street when your signal light changes to green. You should:

Explanation
At a green light, you must give the right-of-way to any vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian in the intersection. If a pedestrian begins crossing the street after the traffic signal light starts flashing, wait until they have crossed the street before proceeding.

2. Alcohol consumption negatively affects:

Explanation
Alcohol interferes with the brain’s ability to react and concentrate. A driver who has consumed alcohol is more likely to fall asleep at the wheel or drive off the roadway. The more a person drinks, the less control they have over coordinating body functions and movements.

3. If the driver of an oncoming vehicle fails to dim their headlights:

Explanation
If an oncoming driver fails to dim their headlights, look toward the right side of the road. This will keep you from being blinded by the other vehicle’s headlights and allow you to see enough of the road to stay on course. Do not try to retaliate by keeping your bright lights on.

4. If you are driving near a large commercial vehicle, you should:

Explanation
Because large commercial vehicles have large blind spots on each side, you should avoid driving beside them for long periods of time.

5. You want to turn left at an upcoming corner. Yield the right-of-way to:

Explanation
When making a left turn, you must yield to pedestrians, bicyclists, or other vehicles moving on their green light.

6. Your body gets rid of approximately:

Explanation
The average person’s body will process about one alcoholic drink in one hour. However, many factors play a part in determining how impaired a person will become when consuming alcohol, including the amount of alcohol consumed, how fast it is consumed, and a person’s body weight, food intake, and general health.

7. When riding in a vehicle, small children:

Explanation
Special child seats are available for children who are too small to wear regular safety belts. No person is strong enough to safely hold onto a child of any size during an accident or sudden stop. Never allow a child to ride in a vehicle unless they are properly fastened into a seat.

8. When may a driver pass another vehicle by driving on the shoulder?

Explanation
Never pass on the shoulder, whether it is paved or not. Other drivers will never expect you to be there and may pull off the road and into your vehicle without looking.
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