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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. If you remain in the back blind spot of a large vehicle:
the large vehicle will take much longer to stop.
you increase the chance of a crash.
you can reduce fuel consumption.
All of the above.
2. This road sign means:
construction signs
Road construction ahead
Do not enter
Stop ahead
3. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
Right turn is not permitted
A left turn can be made only after stopping
All traffic must turn right at the next intersection
No U-turns
4. You hear a siren close by but cannot see where the emergency vehicle is. What do you do?
Stop only if you are sure that the vehicle is headed toward you in the opposite lane.
Keep driving until you are sure the emergency vehicle is headed toward you.
Stop immediately and activate your emergency flashers.
Pull over to the right side of the road and stop until you are sure the emergency vehicle is not headed toward you.
5. Which of the following must you obey over the others?
Red light
Police officer
Stop sign
Flashing red light
6. When a pedestrian carrying a white cane is at the corner ready to cross the street in front of you, before making your right turn, you should:
turn off the ignition until the person crosses the street.
use your horn to help the pedestrian cross the street.
tell the pedestrian where to cross the street.
yield the right-of-way and wait until the pedestrian crosses the street.
7. When passing another vehicle, you should:
honk your horn.
check your mirrors and blind spots.
drive at the same speed as the vehicle you are passing.
assume the other vehicle will maintain a constant speed.
8. Construction zone signs are generally:
rectangular with white red coloring.
diamond or rectangular with orange and black coloring.
triangular with black and yellow coloring.
9. Drivers under 21 years of age are considered to be driving under the influence if their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is:
.10% or higher.
.08% or higher.
.02% or higher.
.05% or higher.
10. If you drive much slower than the posted speed limit you:
always have the right of way.
might cause a crash.
are driving safely and can avoid tailgaters.
are a defensive driver.
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ME DMV Knowledge 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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