Maryland Driver’s Examination

2022 Maryland Permit Test

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.

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A blood alcohol concentration of 0.02 percent:

Explanation
Every 0.02 percent increase in blood alcohol concentration nearly doubles a driver's risk of being in a fatal crash.

When arriving to an uncontrolled intersection at the same time as vehicles to your right and left, you should:

Explanation
If multiple vehicles arrive at the same time to an intersection that is not controlled by signs or signals, the driver on the right has the right-of-way. Drivers should then proceed in the order that they arrive to the intersection.

You are entering a freeway. Check traffic on the freeway by:

Explanation
When entering any roadway, you must be aware of traffic conditions. Use your side mirror and look over your shoulder to help you see and anticipate traffic when entering a freeway.

If you are feeling fatigued while driving, you should:

Explanation
When driving, watch for warning signs of fatigue. You are too tired to drive safely if you are struggling to keep your eyes open, drifting from your lane, or turning up the radio and rolling down your windows to keep yourself awake. If you notice these signs, it is a good idea to find a safe place to park so you can refresh yourself with a short nap.

A flashing red traffic light at an intersection means:

Explanation
A flashing red light at an intersection means drivers are required to come to a complete stop, yield to traffic and pedestrians, and proceed when the way is clear. The same is true at a stop sign.

You want to make a right turn at the corner. A pedestrian with a guide dog is at the corner ready to cross the street in front of you. Before making your right turn, you should:

Explanation
Pedestrians using guide dogs or white canes (with or without a red tip) must be given the right-of-way at all times.

In a vehicle equipped with airbags, the safest place for children age 12 and under to ride is in:

Explanation
While airbags provide supplemental protection for adults in the event of a crash, they pose a severe safety risk for children. Anyone age 12 or under should sit in the back seat of a vehicle with airbags.

It is necessary to use your low beams any time you are:

Explanation
Use your low beams when driving in fog, snow, rain, or mist. Light from high beams will reflect off of precipitation, causing a glare and making it even more difficult to see. Some vehicles are equipped with fog lights that should be used in addition to low beam headlights.
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