2022 Maine Permit Test 6

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. What can you do to avoid the need to make emergency stops while driving in traffic?

Explanation
Keeping a safe following distance will enable you to react to an upcoming problem without the need for a emergency stop, which could cause a driver behind you to crash into the back of your vehicle.

2. When approaching a four-way stop, drivers must yield the right-of-way to all motorists who arrived before them.

Explanation
At a four-way stop, you must yield the right-of-way to drivers who arrived before you. Wait your turn to enter the intersection.

3. When entering the interstate on a short entrance ramp where there is no acceleration lane, you should:

Explanation
When entering the interstate on a short entrance ramp where there is no acceleration lane, speed up only after you have identified a gap in traffic. In general, you should be stopped while waiting for a gap to appear.

4. 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.

5. When you see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights, you must:

Explanation
When you see an emergency vehicle using its lights or hear it using its siren, you must immediately pull over to the curb or side of the road and stop.

6. To turn left from multilane, one-way streets and highways, you should start from:

Explanation
To turn left from multilane streets and highways, start from the left lane.

7. You are driving on the roadway and hear a siren behind you. You should:

Explanation
When you hear the siren or see the flashing lights of an emergency vehicle coming from behind your vehicle, you must create a clear path for the emergency vehicle and stop. Reduce your speed and safely pull over to the side of the road. If the emergency vehicle is directly behind your vehicle when you are in heavy traffic, keep moving slowly until you can get out of its way.

8. Who should wear a seat belt in a motor vehicle?

Explanation
Passengers must be properly secured in a seat belt when traveling in a vehicle that is required by the United States Department of Transportation to be equipped with seat belts. The driver must also be secured in a seat belt when driving a vehicle that is required by the United States Department of Transportation to be equipped with seat belts.
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