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Anyone operating a motor vehicle or motorcycle on public roadways in the State of New Mexico must have a driver license or learner's permit. To get a license, you must pass a written and road test in addition to a vision screening. Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the New Mexico driver's license test. The NM MVD written test is designed to check your knowledge of road rules, road signs, traffic laws and safety rules. Everything you need to know is covered in the New Mexico Driver's Manual. The MVD written test consists of 25 questions, and you'll need at least 18 correct answers to pass (72%).
1. what shape is a railroad advance warning sign?
2. To avoid having to make an emergency stop while driving in traffic, drivers should:
look ahead and maintain a safe following distance.
drive slower than the flow of traffic.
sound their horn to warn other drivers.
drive in the right lane only.
3. As the percentage of alcohol in your blood (BAC) increases, you become:
more intoxicated.
more reactive.
more sober.
4. This sign means:
u turn only
Warning: sharp left turn ahead.
Hairpin corner ahead.
You must make a U-turn.
You may make a U-turn.
5. What does this road sign indicate?
Area reserved for people with disabilities
Interstate highway
Hospital service
Hill area
6. To make a proper right turn:
swing to the left before turning right.
give the proper signal and get into the lane nearest the right curb.
slow down and get into the lane nearest the centerline.
7. This road sign means:
divided highway ends sign
Divided highway ends
Divided highway starts
Keep right
Left lane must turn right
8. This road sign means:
pedestrian crossing
Pedestrian crossing
School crossing
Bicycle crossing
Pedestrian crossing is forbidden
9. Stopping distances:
decrease as vehicle speed increases.
are not affected by vehicle speed.
increase as vehicle speed increases.
10. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Two way left turn
No parking
No U-Turn
No right turn
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NM DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:18
Passing score:72%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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