2022 New Mexico Permit Test 12

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 must show proof of insurance to law enforcement:

Explanation
You must have evidence of financial responsibility, such as proof of insurance, with you whenever you drive. You must always show proof of insurance and your license to an officer upon request after a traffic stop or collision.

2. Passing is prohibited:

Explanation
Locations where it is unlawful and unsafe to pass another vehicle include hills, curves, intersections, and railroad crossings.

3. Before switching on the ignition, you should:

Explanation
In New Mexico, it is illegal to drive without wearing a safety belt. Before you drive, always fasten your safety belt and be sure your passengers do likewise. Studies have shown that if you are in an accident while using safety belts, your chances of being hurt or killed are greatly reduced.

4. While driving at night, a vehicle coming toward you has its high beams on, making it hard for you to see the road ahead. You should:

Explanation
If an oncoming driver fails to dim their high beams, you should avoid looking directly at the headlights. Instead, look toward the right edge of your lane and watch the oncoming vehicle out of the corner of your eye.

5. This sign is a warning that you are approaching:

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Explanation
A round sign means you are approaching a railroad crossing. This sign is posted a few hundred feet in front of the tracks and tells drivers to slow down, look, listen, and prepare to stop.

6. This sign means:

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Explanation
This sign warns that a steep downgrade is ahead on the road. Drivers should check their brakes.

7. When parallel parking, you should park within ____ of the curb.

Explanation
When parallel parking, your vehicle should be no farther than 18 inches from the curb. Always park in a place that is visible to drivers coming from both directions.

8. You want to make a right turn at the corner. A pedestrian with a guide dog is at the corner ready to cross the street in front of you. Before making your right turn, you should:

Explanation
Pedestrians using guide dogs or white canes (with or without a red tip) must be given the right-of-way at all times.
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