2022 Maryland Permit Test 8

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. This sign means:

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Explanation
A round sign always indicates that you are approaching a railroad crossing.

2. An orange and red triangular sign on a vehicle always means:

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Explanation
Slow-moving vehicles, such as farm tractors, road maintenance vehicles, and animal-drawn carts, display an orange and red triangle on the back.

3. When is it legal to drive faster than the posted speed limit?

Explanation
Drive according to the posted maximum speed limit. You may drive more slowly than the posted speed limit, based on road conditions, but it is illegal to drive any faster than the posted speed limit.

4. When driving in fog, it is best to drive with:

Explanation
Use low beam headlights when driving in fog, rain, or snow. High beams may reflect off of the weather and make visibility even poorer.

5. If you come to an intersection controlled by a flashing yellow light, you must:

Explanation
A flashing yellow traffic light means drivers must slow down, be more aware, and proceed with caution. Be alert to crossing traffic and pedestrians.

6. The maximum posted speed limit should be driven only:

Explanation
The posted maximum speed limit is the fastest legal speed you can travel on a road under ideal conditions. It is safest to drive at the same speed as surrounding traffic, up to the maximum speed limit. Maintaining a safe speed at all times is a responsibility shared by all motorists.

7. To avoid hydroplaning while driving in rainy conditions, you should:

Explanation
When driving too quickly in wet conditions, your tires may lose all contact with the road surface. Loss of traction will cause the vehicle to ride on top of the water, which is called "hydroplaning." The best way to prevent this from happening is to drive more slowly in rainy or wet conditions than you would when driving during ideal weather conditions.

8. You are merging onto an interstate highway. You should:

Explanation
Anytime you want to merge with other drivers, you need to find a gap large enough for you to safely enter into the flow of traffic. You should not stop on the entrance ramp to an interstate highway unless there are no gaps into which you may safely merge.
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