2022 New Mexico Permit Test 20

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. A leaky exhaust system in your vehicle is dangerous because it can cause:

Explanation
The exhaust system carries exhaust gas out of the vehicle and prevents fumes from entering into the passenger compartment. To prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, keep your exhaust system free of leaks. Replace all defective parts immediately.

2. When approaching a disabled pedestrian using a guide dog, white cane, or other assistive device, a driver should yield the right-of-way.

Explanation
A pedestrian with a disability who is utilizing a guide dog, a white cane, a wheelchair, or another assistive device, whether on a sidewalk or roadway, has the right-of-way and is granted the same rights as any other pedestrian.

3. This road sign means:

virginia-sharp turn right
Explanation
This sign indicates that the road ahead turns sharply to the right and then sharply to the left.

4. You should not make sudden stops in front of large trucks and buses because:

Explanation
Large vehicles require longer distances to stop and accelerate than smaller vehicles do. Making a sudden stop in front of a large vehicle is dangerous because the other driver may not be able to stop in time to avoid a collision.

5. Compared to driving during the day, driving at night is:

Explanation
Driving at night is more dangerous than driving during the day for several reasons. It is harder to see in the dark, you may be temporarily blinded by the glare from other vehicles' lights, and there are likely to be more drivers on the road who are tired or under the influence.

6. This sign means:

illinois-do not enter
Explanation
This sign is posted on one-way streets and other roadways where a driver is not allowed to enter. A driver may see this sign if attempting to enter an expressway ramp in the wrong direction.

7. Driving while being distracted by any activity:

Explanation
Distractions cause drivers to react more slowly to traffic and hazards on the roadway. Distracted driving is never safe.

8. When changing lanes you should not:

Explanation
Before changing lanes, check your side and rearview mirrors for traffic approaching you from behind. Use your turn signal to let other drivers know you plan to change lanes. Check for other drivers who also may be moving into the same lane.
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