2022 Maryland 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 Maryland. 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 Maryland please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/maryland/car.

Passing grade:

This sign indicates that the road ahead:

nebraska-reverse curve
Explanation
This sign warns of a reverse curve in which the road curves to the right, then to the left.

A distraction when driving is:

Explanation
A distraction when driving is anything that takes your attention away from driving. Driver distractions may occur anytime and anywhere. Distracted driving can cause collisions, resulting in property damage, injury, and death.

A driver should:

Explanation
Although the right-of-way rules provide a guide to determine who should yield the right-of-way at an intersection, no one should assume they automatically have the right-of-way. The situation and circumstances at an intersection must always be considered. Drivers should yield their legal right-of-way if it can help prevent a collision.

If your vehicle starts to lose traction because of water on the road, you should:

Explanation
When driving in heavy rain at speeds as low as 30 mph, your tires may lose all contact with the road and instead ride up on a layer of water above the surface of the road. This is called "hydroplaning." If your vehicle starts to hydroplane, slow down gradually and do not apply the brakes.

You want to park uphill on a two-way road and there is no curb. Which direction do you turn your front wheels?

Explanation
When parking either uphill or downhill on a road that has no curb, you should turn your wheels so that the vehicle will roll away from the center of the road if the brakes fail.

Adjust your rearview and side mirrors:

Explanation
Your safety and the safety of other drivers and pedestrians depends a lot on what you do before driving. Before moving your vehicle, you should adjust your seat, adjust your mirrors, fasten your safety belt, and secure items in and on your vehicle. Do not wait until your vehicle is moving to adjust your mirrors.

If your vehicle has a mechanical problem:

Explanation
If your vehicle breaks down on a highway, make sure other drivers can see it. Get your vehicle off the road and away from traffic if at all possible and turn on your emergency flashers to show that you are having trouble.

Check your rearview mirrors:

Explanation
When driving, do not develop a fixed stare. Frequently check your rearview mirrors so you know the positions of vehicles near you.
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