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New mexico driver's examination

Number of tests: 24
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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1.
Which of the following statements about railroad crossings is true?
It is against the law to go around lowered gates at a crossing.
You must stop at a railroad crossing when directed to do so by a flagger.
Not all railroad crossings are equipped with flashing red signals and gates.
All of the above.
2.
Distracted driving is:
Very uncommon.
Extremely risky behavior.
Nothing to be concerned about.
No less safe than driving under any other conditions.
3.
Only vehicles displaying special plates or parking placards for persons with disabilities may park in spaces reserved for them by an official sign.
True
False
4.
From top to bottom, the following is the proper order for traffic lights:
pennsylvania traffic signal ahead blank road sign
Red, yellow, green.
Red, green, yellow.
Green, red, yellow.
Green, yellow, red.
5.
Which of these statements is true about changing lanes?
You only need to turn and look over your right shoulder for lane changes to the right or left.
Look over your right shoulder for a right lane change and your left shoulder for a left lane change.
Vehicles with two outside mirrors do not have blind spots.
6.
If you are driving and a tire suddenly goes flat, you should:
Rapidly pump the brake pedal several times.
Slow down gradually and not brake.
Press down on the brake pedal as hard as you can.
7.
Certain highway signs contain information about hazardous conditions. Such signs are known as:
Regulatory signs.
Warning signs.
Information signs.
Guide signs.
8.
When approaching a steady red traffic light, drivers should:
Drive through the intersection if there is no crossing traffic.
Continue driving, as they have the right-of-way.
Stop only if a police officer is nearby.
Come to a complete stop.
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