2022 New Mexico Permit Test 9

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 may pass a vehicle when:

Explanation
A single broken line indicates that drivers may cross from either lane to change lanes. Dashed yellow lines alongside solid yellow lines indicate that passing is permitted from the lane next to the broken line, but not from the lane next to the solid line. Only change lanes when it is safe to do so.

2. A steady green light at an intersection means that you:

Explanation
A steady green light means you may drive through the intersection if the road is clear. You may also turn right or left on a steady green light unless a sign prohibits the turn. When turning, you must yield to other vehicles and pedestrians within the intersection.

3. What should you do if your vehicle’s right wheels leave the pavement?

Explanation
If your vehicle’s right wheels leave the pavement, don't panic. Take your foot off the accelerator and steer parallel to the road. Slow down and ease back onto the roadway by keeping both hands on the steering wheel and steering into the road’s right lane with a small turn of the steering wheel. Check for traffic around you before steering back onto the pavement.

4. As you enter into a roundabout, you should slow down and:

Explanation
When entering a roundabout, you must yield to pedestrians, bicyclists, and traffic already in the roundabout.

5. You may not park within ____ of a fire hydrant.

Explanation
There are many areas where you may not park. Parking within 50 feet of a fire hydrant is prohibited.

6. A solid yellow line on your side of the centerline means:

Explanation
A solid yellow line next to your lane means that passing is not permitted from your direction.

7. When you see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights, you must:

Explanation
When you see an emergency vehicle using its lights or hear it using its siren, you must immediately pull over to the curb or side of the road and stop.

8. This sign means:

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Explanation
This sign indicates that the road ahead becomes a divided highway. Keep to the right of the divider or median.
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