2022 Massachusetts Permit Test 13

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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 Massachusetts. 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 Massachusetts please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/massachusetts/car.

Passing grade:

Defensive driving is:

Explanation
Defensive driving is using safe driving strategies to prevent crashes. This means that you alter your driving to fit the weather conditions, the way you feel, and the actions of other drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

This sign means:

new-york-keep right of divider
Explanation
This sign indicates that you must keep to the right of the upcoming divider.

A seat belt should be adjusted so that it:

Explanation
Lap belts should fit snugly across your hip bones and the lower part of your abdomen. Shoulder belts should sit comfortably so that you can insert your fist between the belt and your chest.

Who is required to wear a safety belt in a motor vehicle?

Explanation
Massachusetts law requires every person in a motor vehicle to wear a safety belt or sit in a child passenger restraint. Any driver who is not wearing a safety belt can be fined $25. Any passenger age 16 or older who is not wearing a safety belt can be fined $25.

A red arrow displayed on a traffic light means that:

Explanation
Unless a posted sign indicates otherwise, a traffic signal displaying a red arrow means that drivers must come to a full stop and remain stopped until a green light or green arrow appears.

If traffic signals at an intersection are not functioning due to a power outage:

Explanation
If a traffic light at an intersection is not functioning due to a power outage, yield to other drivers in the same manner as you would when approaching a four-way stop. When it is your turn, proceed through the intersection with caution.
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