Massachusetts driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 18
Directions: Each learner’s permit exam has 25 multiple-choice questions. Topics covered on the exam include alcohol misuse, suspensions, and JOL violations, as well as rules of the road and identifying road signs.To pass the exam, you must answer 18 questions correctly within the allotted time of 25 minutes.

Full-service RMV Branches have automated testing stations (ATS), which are easy-to-use videoscreen kiosks that use a computer program to deliver learner’s permit exam questions visually. The ATS lets you practice with sample questions before beginning the actual exam. You must study the contents of this manual to be able to pass the learner’s permit exam.

The learner’s permit exam fee of $30 covers the cost of processing your application and administering your learner’s permit exam. If you fail the exam or your permit expires, you will be charged this fee again for another examination.
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7.
Don’t follow other cars too closely because:
You may not see the road between the cars.
You may not have time to stop if the vehicle in front of you slows or stops suddenly.
You may not see the vehicle's turn signals.
You may not see the other vehicle’s brake lights.
8.
If you are turning onto a street with more than one lane traveling in your direction, you should:
Turn into the lane closest to your previous lane.
Turn into the lane marked with an arrow.
Turn into the middle lane.
Turn into any lane.
9.
When you see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights, you must:
Slow down and keep moving in your lane.
Keep driving in your lane.
Pull to the right curb and stop.
Stop exactly where you are.
10.
If you stop along the road at night:
Turn off all your lights.
Use your parking lights only.
Use your headlights only.
Turn on your emergency flashers and leave your low beams turned on.
11.
When you are being tailgated:
Move over to the right, if there is an open lane to your right.
If there is not an open lane to your right, wait until the way is clear ahead and reduce your speed slowly to encourage the tailgater to drive around you.
Never slow down abruptly.
All of the above.
12.
When driving on major highways:
Stay alert.
Keep your eyes moving.
Be ready to react to road hazards.
All of the above.
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