2022 Maryland Permit Test 12

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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:

You must yield to a pedestrian using a white cane or guide dog:

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

When driving at night, you should:

Explanation
Driving at night is more hazardous than daytime driving because the lowered visibility makes it difficult to judge speed, distances, and other potential hazards. Increase your following distance to help prevent a potential collision if the vehicle in front of you should stop abruptly. Use your headlights when driving at night, following the rules for proper usage of high beams and low beams.

Tailgating other drivers (driving too closely to their rear bumper):

Explanation
Tailgating is a common behavior that can lead to aggressive driving, and so it should be avoided. Drivers may face legal consequences for driving unsafely.

What is the only medically proven method of removing alcohol or other drug combinations from your system?

Explanation
Alcohol takes effect quickly and is slow to leave your system. Cold showers, black coffee, and exercise will do nothing to reduce a person's blood alcohol content (BAC). The only way to lower your BAC is to wait.

Double solid yellow lane markings mean that:

Explanation
Yellow lane markings indicate a separation of lanes where traffic is traveling in opposite directions. When you see double solid yellow lane markings, passing is prohibited from both directions.

Night driving presents unique problems because:

Explanation
Night driving creates a unique set of problems for drivers. Due to the reduced visibility, it can be difficult to judge distance and the traveling speeds of other vehicles when driving at night. Drivers can see only as far as their headlights allow.

When using a deceleration lane to exit a roadway:

Explanation
Start slowing down as soon as you enter the deceleration lane and continue slowing until you are driving at the posted advisory speed for the ramp. Before entering the ramp, maintain a safe speed and do not interrupt the flow of traffic by decelerating.

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

Explanation
When parking facing downhill on a road with or without a curb, or when facing uphill on a road without a curb, turn your front wheels toward the edge of the road so your vehicle will roll away from traffic if the brakes fail. However, when parking uphill on a road with a curb, turn your wheels toward the center of the road so the vehicle will roll into the curb if the brakes fail.
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