2022 Maryland Permit Test 14

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.. Read More

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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1. 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.

2. If you experience a tire blowout:

Explanation
If you experience a tire blowout, you should slow down gradually by taking your foot off of the accelerator. Don't apply the brakes until the vehicle has slowed considerably.

3. To be able to turn quickly, your hands must be:

Explanation
Both hands should be placed on opposite sides of the steering wheel. This position is comfortable and promotes safe turning on high-speed roadways.

4. Hydroplaning is when the:

Explanation
As vehicle speed increases and the amount of water on the roadway increases, vehicles tend to ride on a cushion of water and the tires lose contact with the road. This is called “hydroplaning.” Hydroplaning can cause partial or complete loss of control of the vehicle.

5. What does this road sign mean?

georgia-slippery when wet
Explanation
This sign indicates that the road may be slippery when wet. Exercise caution when driving on a slippery road.

6. 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.

7. From top to bottom, the following is the proper order for traffic lights:

pennsylvania-traffic signal ahead blank
Explanation
Warning signs are usually yellow with black markings. They alert you to conditions that are immediately ahead. This sign warns drivers about the presence of traffic signals at an intersection ahead.

8. If you want to pass a pedestrian who is walking along the roadway and an oncoming vehicle is approaching, you should:

Explanation
If possible, try to only deal with one roadway hazard at a time. If you want to pass a pedestrian but an oncoming vehicle is approaching, slow down and let the vehicle pass. You may then pass the pedestrian if it is safe to do so.
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