2022 Massachusetts Permit Test 16

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. When you hear a fire engine siren behind you, you must:

Explanation
When you hear the siren of an emergency vehicle, you must pull over to the curb or side of the road and stop.

2. Taking drugs along with alcohol:

Explanation
Drugs (including illegal, prescription, and over-the-counter medications) can affect your brain function and impair your ability to drive safely. Combining alcohol with other drugs will increase the risk of a crash.

3. You may honk your horn when you:

Explanation
One situation where it is appropriate to use your horn is if you lose control of your vehicle. In this case, sound your horn to alert other drivers.

4. When encountering an aggressive driver, you should:

Explanation
If another driver is threatening you or intentionally driving dangerously around you, remain calm and try to put as much distance between the two of you as possible. Slow down and let them pass. Do not make eye contact and do not make obscene gestures.

5. As a pedestrian, you should:

Explanation
Pedestrians should not enter a street or crosswalk when vehicles are approaching. Though pedestrians have the right-of-way in crosswalks, a vehicle approaching from a close distance may not have the time to stop before entering the crosswalk.

6. When faced with an oncoming car to the left and a bicyclist to the right, you should:

Explanation
When there is more than one potential hazard on the road, you should ensure that you only have to deal with one of them at a time. For example, when there is a bicyclist on the right that you want to pass and an oncoming car to the left, you should not try to squeeze between both at the same time. Instead, let the oncoming car pass, and then pass the bicyclist.
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