2022 New Mexico Permit Test 22

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. If traffic ahead of you is blocking an intersection, you should:

Explanation
Drivers may not enter an intersection unless they can get through it without having to stop. In heavy traffic, wait until the vehicles ahead of you clear an intersection before you proceed so that you are not blocking the intersection when the light for cross traffic turns green.

2. To avoid collisions with vehicles in your blind spots, you should:

Explanation
Before turning or changing lanes, turn your head and glance over your shoulder in the direction of your move to see if your blind spot is clear. Never rely on your mirrors alone.

3. Double solid yellow lane markings mean that:

Explanation
Yellow lane markings indicate a separation of lanes where traffic is traveling in opposite directions. When you see double solid yellow lane markings, passing is prohibited from both directions.

4. If you are driving on a one-way street and an emergency vehicle using its flashing lights approaches your vehicle, you must:

Explanation
If an emergency vehicle using its lights or siren approaches while you are driving on a one-way street, you must drive toward the nearest roadside and stop.

5. To safely pass a bicycle, you should:

Explanation
When passing a bicyclist, slow down and give them as much space as you can. Bicyclists have much less protection than drivers of motor vehicles and they should not be crowded. Passing a bicycle too quickly can shift the bicyclist off-course.

6. You are waiting in the intersection to complete a left turn. You should:

Explanation
You must always signal before turning or changing lanes. You should keep your wheels straight while waiting to make a left turn. If another vehicle hits you from behind, this ensures that you will not be pushed into oncoming traffic.

7. Which is the most common cause of traffic crashes?

Explanation
Crashes often occur when one driver does not see another vehicle or when a driver does something unexpected. Communicate with other drivers on the road to help prevent traffic crashes.

8. This sign means:

indiana-left turn yield on green
Explanation
Regulation signs regulate traffic speed and movement, displaying rules which drivers must obey. This regulation sign indicates that drivers turning left at a green light must yield to oncoming traffic and may complete the turn when it is safe to do so.
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