2022 New Mexico Permit Test 23

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The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in New..

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.

Passing grade:

From top to bottom, the following is the proper order for traffic lights:

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Explanation
On a traffic signal arranged vertically, red is always on top and green on the bottom. When arranged horizontally, red is always on the left and green on the right.

If you are driving and a tire suddenly goes flat, you should:

Explanation
If a tire blows out or suddenly goes flat while you are driving, grip the steering wheel firmly and keep the vehicle aiming straight. Take your foot off the accelerator and do not brake. Allow the vehicle to slow by itself and use the brakes gently, but only if necessary. Pull off the road when it is safe to do so.

Distracted driving is:

Explanation
Distracted driving is extremely risky behavior that puts not only you and your passengers in danger, but also endangers pedestrians, bicyclists, and other motorists sharing the road. Focused attention on driving helps to prevent crashes.

When approaching a steady red traffic light, drivers should:

Explanation
A steady red traffic light indicates that drivers must come to a complete stop. Driving through a red light is against the law and is extremely dangerous. Drivers may turn right on a steady red light if there is no sign prohibiting a turn on red.

Which of these statements is true about changing lanes?

Explanation
Before changing lanes, signal, look in all your mirrors, and look over your left or right shoulder to make sure the lane next to you is clear. Looking over your shoulder is a way to check your blind spot to be sure there is no vehicle, motorcycle, or bicycle traffic in the next lane.

Which of the following statements about railroad crossings is true?

Explanation
You must stop at a railroad crossing when directed to do so by a flagger, stop sign, or warning devices, such as gates or flashing lights. Not all railroad crossings are equipped with such devices. It is against the law to drive around lowered railroad crossing gates.

Only vehicles displaying special plates or parking placards for persons with disabilities may park in spaces reserved for them by an official sign.

Explanation
A parking space marked by a "Reserved Parking for Persons with Disabilities" sign may only be used by vehicles that display Persons with Disabilities license plates, Disabled Veteran license plates, and/or disabled parking placards.

Certain highway signs contain information about hazardous conditions. Such signs are known as:

Explanation
Warning signs advise drivers of potentially hazardous conditions. For your own safety, obey warning signs. Disregarding the information provided by a warning sign may result in an accident due to your negligence.
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