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New mexico driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
Wearing both your lap belt and shoulder belt increases your protection in an accident.
True
False
2.
If you come to an intersection and your view to the side is blocked, you should:
Slow down and look both ways.
Maintain your speed and look both ways.
Stop, then inch forward until you can see clearly in both directions.
3.
You want to turn left at an upcoming corner. Yield the right-of-way to:
Oncoming vehicles also turning left.
All approaching vehicles.
Pedestrians on the sidewalk waiting for a "Walk" signal.
4.
At a red traffic light with a green arrow, you may proceed in the direction of the arrow if:
You first come to a complete stop.
You wait until the light changes.
You are in the proper lane and the roadway is clear.
5.
On a freeway, you realize you missed your turn or exit. You should:
Make the turn quickly from your lane of travel.
Stop and back up.
Continue driving until you reach the next turn, exit, or other location where you can safely turn around.
Signal other drivers to stop so you can turn.
6.
To help relieve fatigue on a long trip, it is a good idea to:
Stop and rest every two hours.
Do arm exercises every hour.
Drive with one eye open at a time.
Change feet on the gas pedal.
7.
When used on roadways, bicycles are considered:
Hazards.
Vehicles.
Dangerous.
8.
When you want to change lanes, you should never:
Move into another lane while within an intersection.
Check your blind spot by looking over your shoulder.
Check for other drivers moving into the same lane.
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