2022 New Mexico Permit Test

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in New Mexico. 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 New Mexico. 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 New Mexico please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/new-mexico/car.

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1. You come to an intersection that is blocked by other traffic. You should:

Explanation
You cannot enter an intersection if traffic is backed up on the other side and you cannot get completely through the intersection. Wait until traffic ahead clears so you do not block the intersection.

2. A driver entering interstate traffic from an entrance or acceleration ramp:

Explanation
If you are on an entrance or acceleration ramp and are entering interstate traffic, you should yield to drivers already on the interstate highway. Merge safely into traffic when you are able to do so.

3. This sign means:

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Explanation
Warning signs prepare drivers for upcoming road conditions and hazards and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns drivers that there is an upcoming sharp turn and that they should lower their speed accordingly.

4. A flashing red traffic signal at an intersection has the same requirements as:

Explanation
When approaching a flashing red signal, you must stop and yield to all traffic that does not have to stop.

5. When driving under icy or snowy conditions, which driving technique will help drivers avoid crashes?

Explanation
Reduce your speed when roads are snow-covered or icy. Doing this and increasing your following distance are the most important techniques for avoiding crashes under snowy or icy conditions.

6. When driving in work zones, you should:

Explanation
When entering and driving through a work zone, slow down and be prepared to stop. Obey posted speed limits and be alert to conditions around you. Workers could be present.

7. Smoking and preparing to smoke while driving:

Explanation
Smoking while driving can create dangerous distractions by causing you to take your hands off the wheel and/or your eyes off the road.

8. If your car's suspension is bad, it can cause:

Explanation
Your suspension helps you control your vehicle and provides a comfortable ride over varying road surfaces. If your vehicle bounces a lot after driving over a bump, or is generally hard to control, you may need new suspension parts.
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