2022 New Mexico Permit Test 5

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 stop at an intersection when you see a:

Explanation
A flashing red traffic signal has the same meaning as a stop sign. At an intersection with a flashing red light, you must come to a complete stop, look both ways, and proceed only after the intersection is clear.

2. A solid yellow arrow on a traffic signal means:

Explanation
A solid yellow arrow means that the protection of a green arrow is ending. If you are turning in the direction of the arrow, you should prepare to stop and yield the right-of-way to oncoming traffic before turning.

3. A motorist making a left turn at an intersection must yield the right-of-way to a bicyclist entering the intersection from the opposite direction.

Explanation
When turning left at an intersection, you must yield to oncoming bicycles in the same manner that you would yield to oncoming motor vehicles. Keep your wheels straight while waiting to turn and proceed when the way is clear of traffic and pedestrians.

4. Check your rearview mirrors:

Explanation
When driving, do not develop a fixed stare. Frequently check your rearview mirrors so you know the positions of vehicles near you.

5. When driving in fog:

Explanation
You should use low beam headlights when driving in fog, rain, or snow.

6. If you come to an intersection and your view to the side is blocked, you should:

Explanation
Drivers must slow down when approaching an intersection. If a clear view of cross traffic is obscured, a driver should come to a stop and inch forward until they can see clearly in both directions.

7. After you have passed a vehicle moving in the same direction, it is safe to move back into the right lane:

Explanation
When passing, you should not return to your original lane until you can see both headlights of the passed vehicle in your rearview mirror. Always check your blind spots before moving back into your original lane.

8. If you need to drive in foggy weather:

Explanation
You are required to use your headlights during the day when visibility is reduced to 500 feet or less. When you first turn on your headlights, be sure they are adjusted to the low beam setting. Using high beams in fog or rain will cause the light to reflect back into your eyes, lowering visibility even more.
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