2022 Massachusetts Permit Test 14

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.. Read More

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.

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1. In winter weather, overpasses and bridges:

Explanation
During the winter, take extra precautions when driving on bridges and overpasses, which can freeze before and remain icy longer than other roadways. A road on which ice and snow are completely frozen is pretty slippery, even though it provides more traction than a road with melting ice.

2. If you leave your vehicle unattended, you must:

Explanation
When you leave your vehicle unattended, you must stop the engine, lock the ignition, remove the key from the ignition, and set the parking brake.

3. If you are driving behind a motorcycle, your following distance should be at least:

Explanation
Increase your following distance to at least four seconds when following a motorcycle. If the motorcycle and its rider should fall, you will need extra distance to avoid the obstacle.

4. A driver who is taking a non-prescription drug should:

Explanation
Many over-the-counter medications can affect your ability to drive safely. If you take medication, even a remedy for colds or allergies that is not prescribed, check the label for warnings about its effects. If you are unsure, ask your doctor or pharmacist about driving while on the medication.

5. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in thickly settled areas and business districts is:

Explanation
Unless posted otherwise, your speed is not reasonable and proper if you drive at speeds faster than 30 mph in thickly settled areas or business districts. Drivers should use extra caution when driving in an area with an increased likelihood of pedestrians entering traffic.

6. You may drive in an HOV lane if:

Explanation
Some highways reserve the left lane for vehicles with multiple occupants. These High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes are identified by signs and diamond pavement symbols.
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