2022 Maine Permit Test 4

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. If you need to drive in foggy weather:

Explanation
You are required to use your headlights during the day when visibility is reduced to 500 feet or less. When you first turn on your headlights, be sure they are adjusted to the low beam setting. Using high beams in fog or rain will cause the light to reflect back into your eyes, lowering visibility even more.

2. When backing your vehicle, you should:

Explanation
While backing, turn your head and look through the rear window. Don’t rely only on your mirrors.

3. ____ limit your concentration, perception, judgment, and memory.

Explanation
Even the smallest amount of alcohol will reduce your concentration, perception, judgment and memory, and your driving skills will suffer. No one can drink and drive safely.

4. If you are being followed too closely on a two-lane road:

Explanation
If you are being followed too closely by another driver, merge into a different lane. If there is no lane available for merging, wait until the road ahead is clear and slowly reduce your speed. This will encourage the tailgater to drive around you.

5. When passing another vehicle, a driver should wait until the entire car they've just passed is visible in the rearview mirror before changing back into the right-hand lane.

Explanation
When passing, you should not return to your original lane until the entire vehicle you've just passed is visible in your rearview mirror.

6. If your gas pedal becomes stuck or jammed, you should:

Explanation
If your gas pedal becomes stuck or jammed, you should shift your car into neutral, apply the brakes, and safely pull off the road. Once you've come to a stop, turn off the engine. If you cannot free the pedal so that it does not get stuck again, call for assistance and do not try to drive the car.

7. This road sign means:

virginia-deer crossing
Explanation
This sign warns that deer cross the roadway in the area. You should slow down, be alert, and be ready to stop.

8. What should you be most concerned about when you see this sign?

pennsylvania-shoulder drop off
Explanation
This sign indicates that the shoulder is lower than the road in the area ahead. If you drift off of the roadway and one wheel drops onto a low shoulder, do not slam on the brakes or steer sharply to try to get back onto the roadway. This could easily cause you to lose control of your vehicle.
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