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Any resident of the State who wishes to operate a motor vehicle in Maine is required to have a Maine driver’s license or learner’s driving permit. The examination process includes a written test, a vision screening and a road test. The ME DMV written test measures your understanding and knowledge of road signs, traffic laws, driving skills and vehicle handling. Everything you will need to know is covered in the Maine Driver's Manual. The DMV written test consists of 60 questions. To pass the knowledge test, you are allowed to miss 2 of the 10 questions about road signs, and 10 of the 50 questions about road rules.
1. This road sign means:
do not enter wrong way
U-turns are prohibited
You may proceed only if the way is clear
You are about to enter a one-way street the wrong way
Do not pass
2. If a pedestrian is in the middle of the street when your signal light changes to green, you should:
proceed unless the pedestrian is in your lane.
proceed because you have the right-of-way.
wait until the pedestrian crosses the street before proceeding.
3. Fatigue increases the risk of:
hitting a roadblock.
missing an exit.
falling asleep while driving.
4. When driving in winter, you should NOT:
use snow tires on all four wheels of your vehicle.
use cruise control.
drive on interstate roads.
check your vehicle's antifreeze level and windshield washer fluid.
5. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
No left turn
No U-Turn
Divided highway ahead
No Turning
6. This road sign means:
Drive with caution and be ready to stop
Do not block intersection
You must come to a complete stop
7. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
No U-turns
No right turn
Do not pass
No left turn
8. You should use turn signals to indicate your intention with sufficient time to allow other drivers to see the signal:
BEFORE you move.
if it’s raining.
even if they are short sighted.
AFTER you move.
9. You are driving in the left lane and want to change to the right lane. Before changing lanes, you should check your mirrors, signal and:
look over both shoulders for vehicles in front of you.
look over your right shoulder.
accelerate slightly before looking around your vehicle.
look over your left shoulder.
10. Before changing lanes or attempting to pass another vehicle, you should:
signal your intention before changing lanes.
Check your blind spots and mirrors.
All of the above.
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ME DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 60
Correct answers to pass:48
Passing score:80%
Signs questions:10
Signs - Correct answers to pass:8
Minimum age to apply: 15
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