2022 Maine Permit Test 22

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. Which of the following blocks the smooth flow of traffic?

Explanation
Rubbernecking (the practice of slowing down to look at collisions or other out-of-the-ordinary things) contributes to traffic congestion and should be avoided.

2. When turning or changing lanes, you must:

Explanation
Always signal your intentions when changing lanes, turning, or pulling away from a curb. Do not allow yourself to become lazy and form the bad habit of not following this law.

3. Before you enter an intersection, you should look to your:

Explanation
Before you enter an intersection, look to both the left and right for approaching vehicles or crossing pedestrians. Look to your left a second time, as vehicle approaching from your left will be closer than those approaching from your right. Look across the intersection before you start to move to make sure the path is clear all the way through.

4. The driver's left arm and hand are extended downward. This hand signal means that the driver plans to:

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Explanation
If a driver's left arm and hand are extended downward, they are indicating that they intend to stop. Adjust your driving accordingly if following a driver who is using this hand signal.

5. A driver entering public traffic from a driveway or private road:

Explanation
If you are entering traffic from a driveway or private road, you should yield to drivers already on the public road. Merge safely into traffic when you are able to do so.

6. To improve visibility lowered by rain or fog, drivers should use their:

Explanation
Low beam headlights should be used when driving in rainy or foggy weather. Even if they do little to help you see, low beams will make it easier for others to see you.

7. When faced with an oncoming car to the left and a bicyclist to the right, you should:

Explanation
When there is more than one potential hazard on the road, you should ensure that you only have to deal with one of them at a time. For example, when there is a bicyclist on the right that you want to pass and an oncoming car to the left, you should not try to squeeze between both at the same time. Instead, let the oncoming car pass, and then pass the bicyclist.

8. A solid white line down the center of a two-lane road indicates:

Explanation
White lines are used to separate traffic moving in the same direction. Solid lines indicate that drivers are not permitted to pass.
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