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A driver license or learner's permit is required for anyone operating a motor vehicle or motorcycle on public roads in the state of New Mexico. You must pass a written and road test, as well as a vision screening, in order to obtain a driver's license. Practice with our New Mexico MVD driving test to familiarize yourself with the format of the New Mexico driver's license test. The NM MVD written test is intended to assess your knowledge of road rules, road signs, traffic laws, and safety rules. The test is based on the New Mexico Driver's Manual. The MVD written test has 25 questions, and you must answer 18 of them correctly to pass (72%).

List of questions
1.
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2.
Which of the following must you obey over the other three?null
3.
Before pulling out from a parking space which is parallel to the curb, you should? Select all that apply.
4.
You should always stop before crossing railroad tracks when:
5.
Before changing lanes or attempting to pass another vehicle, you should:null
6.
You should not use high beams within ____ feet of the vehicle ahead of you?
7.
Children on bicycles should be given extra space by motor vehicle operators because:null
8.
When approaching a flashing yellow light, drivers should:null
9.
If you stop along the road at night: ______________________.
10.
Before passing another vehicle, you should signal: __________________.
11.
Driving while being distracted by any activity:null
12.
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13.
When a traffic signal light turns green, you should: _________________________.
14.
Pennant-shaped signs indicate: _______________________.
15.
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16.
To safely pass a bicycle, you should: ___________________.
17.
Passing is prohibited: ______________________.
18.
When approaching a steady red traffic light, drivers should: ___________________.
19.
You may pass another vehicle:null
20.
Traffic signals sometimes display arrows to control turns from specific lanes. A solid yellow arrow:
21.
What does a lane use control signal displaying a green arrow above a reversible lane indicate?
22.
Unless otherwise posted, the maximum speed limit in a business or residential area is: ___________________.
23.
When driving under icy or snowy conditions, which driving technique will help drivers avoid crashes?
24.
You may not park within ____ of a crosswalk.
25.
Compared to driving during the day, driving at night is:null
26.
It is illegal for a vehicle to drive on a sidewalk, except to cross it.
27.
When do you need to obey instructions from school crossing guards?
28.
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29.
When entering a roadway from a private road, you should:
30.
When driving down a steep hill, which gear should you use?
31.
When do you have to stop for a school bus?
32.
When does the school bus stop law not apply?
33.
When entering a freeway, you should:
34.
When could you pass another vehicle on the right?
35.
When driving near heavy trucks, other drivers and highway users must make allowances for: ______________________.
36.
If worried, nervous, angry, or crying, a driver: _____________________________.
37.
The most effective safety restraints in a traffic crash are: ___________________.
38.
If you are stopped by a police officer, you should: ___________________.
39.
You may not cross a single broken white or yellow line: __________________.
40.
Smoking and preparing to smoke while driving: ______________________.