New Mexico driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 18
Directions: Persons applying for a first-time New Mexico driver license, or those with licenses expired for one year or more, must pass the knowledge written test. This test is not required if you have a current out-of-state driver license. Persons with a current out-of-country license are required to take the written test. State offices typically do not allow the written test to be taken after 3pm to ensure the applicant has sufficient time to complete the test.

The knowledge test consists of 25 multiple choice questions that are important to the safe operation of a motor vehicle and New Mexico laws and driving practices. The questions are based on the information provided in the manual.

A passing score consist of at least 18 correct answers.
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Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
Interstate driving demands require the driver to:
Have a complete awareness of higher speed driving
Constant alertness by the driver
All of the above.
2.
This sign is a:
Service sign.
Regulatory sign (traffic rules).
Warning sign (caution).
Stop sign (full stop).
3.
Vehicle stopping distances never depend on:
Your own reaction time
The time of day
Condition of your vehicle's brakes
Condition and type of vehicle tires
4.
If you drive slower than the flow of traffic, you will most likely:
Interfere with traffic and receive a ticket
Improve traffic flow
Demonstrate defensive driving techniques
5.
At dawn or dusk or in rain or snow, it can be hard to see and be seen. A good way to let other drivers know you are there is to turn:
Up the instrumental panel lights
On your parking lights
On your headlights
6.
When approached by an emergency vehicle, the driver must immediately...
Pull to the right and stop.
Pull to the right and slow down.
Pull to the right and put on your emergency flashers.
Stop and let the emergency vehicle go around.
7.
It is illegal for a vehicle to drive on a sidewalk, except to cross it.
True
False
8.
Night driving poses special problems for drivers because:
The speed limit is increased at night
There are fewer cars on the roads at night
Vehicle speed and distance are harder to judge