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Let’s get ready for your Maryland MVA Permit Test

This updated Maryland MVA practice exam comprises 40 questions from the official 2022 MD Driver Handbook. To receive your Maryland learner’s permit or driver’s license, you must pass a knowledge exam and answer 22 out of 25 questions correctly. You may get your learner’s permit after passing the knowledge and eyesight tests. This is for drivers of any age who have never had a noncommercial license. To apply for a learner’s instructional permit, you must be at least 15 years and 9 months old. A learner’s instructional permit costs $50. This price includes the upgrade to a full license, so you won’t have to pay again. This practice test incorporates information from the Maryland Driver’s Manual for 2022.

Car Practice Tests

Easy

200 questions

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The best place to start. This DMV permit test has road rules related questions, each with detailed explanations to help you truly learn the concepts, rather than just memorizing them. Each test is designed to be exactly like the real one. Feel free to take them as many times as you’d like, then move on to the marathon test.

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

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Practice test 3

Questions: 81-120

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 4

Questions: 121-160

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 5

Questions: 161-200

Correct: 0/40 Start
Easy Marathon

Your last step before moving to the Road Signs section. Practice all the road rules questions at once.

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Hard

200 questions

Complete: 0/200

Once you’ve gotten the basic road rules down – it’s time to practice a more difficult topic. These road signs practice tests will go over road signs and other tricky topics. Take the practice permit tests as many times as it takes to get a perfect score!

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 3

Questions: 81-120

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 4

Questions: 121-160

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 5

Questions: 161-200

Correct: 0/40 Start
Hard Marathon

Your last step before moving to the fines and limits section. Practice all the road signs questions at once.

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Expert

80 questions

Complete: 0/80

Finally starting to get the hang of it? Then it’s time to take the hardest permit tests. These are the most difficult topics that will go over the limits and fines as outlined in the AL Driver Handbook. || Don’t get caught by surprise on the day of your exam! Make sure you practice the most difficult questions!

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

Correct: 0/40 Start
Expert Marathon

Your last step before moving to the fines and limits section. Practice all the limits and fines questions at once.

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Exam Simulator

Random 40 Questions

The Grand Finale. The exam simulator mimics the experience of an MVA exam, pulling random questions from a huge database. It has the same number of questions and the same passing score as your actual exam.

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Who is required to have a Maryland driver's license?
Everyone who drives a vehicle on Maryland's public roads is subject to the Maryland Motor Vehicle Code.
Which examinations are required to obtain a driver's license in Maryland?
Vision examination;
a test of one's knowledge;
A road test to see how well you handle the wheel.
Which documents are required to apply for a driver's license in Maryland?
Proof of identification and proof of age;
The legal status;
SSN assigned to an individual by the government;
Two proofs of residence.
There must be original or certified copies of all documents submitted.
Can undocumented immigrants apply for a Maryland driver's license?
Unauthorized immigrants in Maryland are able to get a driver's license if they present the necessary papers. In order to apply for benefits, new applicants must produce documentation that they have filed two years of Maryland income tax returns or proof of domicile, or have been claimed as a dependant by someone who has filed Maryland income tax returns.
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What is the GLS or Graduated Driver Licensing System?
The GLS has three phases for new drivers to learn the ropes:
Learner's Permit for Instruction;
Licensing for the time being
Permit to drive a car.
Who is required to have a MD learner's instructional permit?
Anyone who has never had a driver's license.
How long is the learner's instructional permit in Maryland valid for?
At least nine months must have passed after the certificate was issued before it may be renewed for another two years.
What is the age requirement for a MD learner's permit?
15 and a half years and nine months old.
Can I sign my application for my learner's permit?
No, a parent or legal guardian must sign the application on your behalf if you are under the age of 18.
How can I obtain a Maryland learner's permit?
Meet the minimum legal drinking age
Under 16-year-old learners are required to fill out the Learner's Permit School Attendance Certification form (DL-300).
Make it through the eyesight test;
Take the test of your knowledge.
How can I practice driving with my MD learner's permit?
Do at least 60 hours of driving practice and keep track of your practice and skills logs, which includes at least 10 hours driving between the hours of sunset to morning.
I am at least 25 years of age and I hold a valid MD learner's permit. How can I obtain a driver's license?
Keep your license for a minimum of 45 days;
Complete a 30-hour classroom and 6-hour behind-the-wheel training program certified by the MD MVA;
Drive under the supervision of a certified instructor for a minimum of 14 more hours (including 3 hours at nighttime)
A Practice Skills Log and certification page should be completed by an approved supervising driver.

To avoid losing your license again, you must keep it for a minimum of nine months after a moving offense conviction.

I am younger than 25 years of age and I hold a valid MD learner's permit. What's the next step?
There is a provisional license for those who are at least 16 years and six months of age.
How can I obtain a MD provisional license?
Applicants must be at least 16 and a half months old;
Driver's education in the state of Maryland must be completed;
A signed and dated practice and skills log must be submitted:
At least nine months of a valid MD learner's permit;
Have never been convicted of a traffic infraction;
Obtain a passing score on the road exam.
How can I upgrade from my provisional license to a full license in Maryland?
You should meet the following:
Age 18 or older is required.
For at least 18 months, keep your temporary license;
In the preceding 18 months, you cannot have had any moving infractions imposed on your license.
The MVA will immediately upgrade your temporary license to a driver's license after you've met all of the conditions for it.
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How can I pass the vision screening?
At least 20/40 vision in each eye and at least 140 degrees of vision are required for binocular vision.
Can I wear corrective lenses during the vision screening?
Yes. You must wear corrective glasses while driving if you need to pass the vision check.
What is the knowledge test in Maryland about?
Driver's regulations;
Driving in a responsible manner;
Road signs.
Do I have to take an appointment for my driving skills test in Maryland?
The MVA website or the MVA offices must be contacted to set up an appointment in advance.
Do I have to provide a vehicle for my driving test in Maryland?
Yes. The car must meet the following:
own legally approved vehicle identification plates;
Be fully registered
you should be able to provide evidence of insurance
be able to drive safely;
having a clear windshield with no cracks or impediments
keep at least half of your tank full with fuel.
What is evaluated during the MD driving test?
Moving around while on a course;
Roads that are open to traffic;
The ability to drive;
keeping one's eyes open for any hazards.
Can I drive to the site of my driving skills test in Maryland?
No, you must be accompanied to the testing location by a supervising driver.
Can my supervising driver ride in the car with me during the driving test?
No. During the test, the automobile can only hold you and the examiner.

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