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Let’s get ready for your New Mexico MVD Permit Test

This New Mexico MVD practice exam has been updated for 2022 and includes 40 questions from the official 2022 NM Driver Handbook. The written driver’s knowledge exam in New Mexico requires 18 right answers out of 25. You may get your learner’s permit at 15, but you must take a driving education course or a “None for the Road” DWI program if you’re under 18. To get an instructional permit, you need to pass an eye test, submit evidence of identification and social security number, two proofs of domicile, parental agreement for children, and pay a $10 charge. Underage drivers must first get an instructional permit for six months before taking a road test and applying for a temporary license, which costs an extra $18 and must be kept for 12 months before advancing to a full license, which costs an additional $18-34. This MVD practice exam offers questions extremely comparable to the actual written test.

Car Practice Tests

Easy

200 questions

Complete: 0/200

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

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
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 a MVD 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 obtain a New Mexico driver license?
Anyone in the state who intends to drive a car on public roads.
I moved to New Mexico and I hold a valid out-of-state driver license. Do I need a NM driver license?
Once you have established residency in New Mexico, you must get a driver's license.
Can I drive if I am younger than 18 years old?
Under the Graduated Driver License program, you may begin driving.
Which documents are required to apply for a driver license in New Mexico?
Identity documentation;
An individual's Social Security Number
Two evidences of New Mexico residency
Proof of completion of an authorized driving education program is required for minors. Those between the ages of 18 and 24 must take the "None for the Road" course.
Can undocumented immigrants apply for a New Mexico driver's license?
No, illegal aliens may apply for a New Mexico driver's license if they have the proper papers. Regardless of a person's immigration status, the law enables the Department of Motor Vehicles to accept a tax identification number in lieu of a Social Security number.
Can I sign my application if I am younger than 18?
Your instructional permit application must be signed by a parent or legal guardian if you are under 18.
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How is the Graduated Driver License program structured?
Full driving rights are only granted after passing three stages of testing:
Permission to teach;
License on a trial basis;
Driver's License with No Restrictions.
What are the requirements to obtain a NM instructional permit?
Make sure you're at least 15 years old to join
Register for a driver's education course and make regular attendance.
Vision and knowledge examinations must be passed.
How long should I hold my instructional permit?
For the next six months at least.
How can I practice driving with my instructional permit in New Mexico?
No one under the age of 21 may drive without a licensed driver over the age of 21, who is in the passenger seat with you and has had his or her license for at least three years.
How can I upgrade to a provisional license?
You must be at least 15 years and 6 months old and have had your instructional permit for at least six months.
Completion of at least 50 hours of supervised practice driving, including a minimum of ten hours of nighttime driving;
A parent or legal guardian must certify your driving experience;
Take and pass a driving test;
In the 90 days before your application, you cannot have been convicted of any driving infraction.
Which restrictions apply to my New Mexico provisional license?
If you want to drive alone, you may, but only between the hours of 12 pm and 5 am.
One person under the age of 21 is permitted in the automobile at a time (except for family members or unless a licensed driver that is at least 21 years of age rides in the car with you).
How can I obtain an unrestricted driver license?
For at least a year, keep your temporary license;
90 days before submitting your application, you must not have been convicted of a traffic offense.
It is essential that you do not have any outstanding traffic offenses.
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How can I prepare for the New Mexico written test?
The New Mexico Driver's Manual is a good place to start.
Do I have to pass a vision test to obtain a driver license in New Mexico?
An eyesight exam is, in fact, necessary.
Can I wear corrective lenses during my vision test?
If you plan on driving, you must always have them on.
How many questions are there on the NM written test?
You'll be asked to answer 25 questions in this section. To pass the exam, you must properly answer at least 18 of the questions.
Do I have to make an appointment for my road test in Mexico?
Yes, you may book an appointment by contacting the MVD.
What is the road test about?
driving the vehicle under your command;
Turns to the left and to the right;
Crossing a traffic light- or signal-controlled junction;
A stop sign-controlled junction;
Giving up your right of way;
Obeying road signs and lane markers
Parking in a row in a straight line;
At least four blocks of straight driving are required to reach your destination.
Which errors will make me automatically fail my road test?
Being engaged in a collision or causing a collision;
Make a halting halt;
Fail to send a signal
Failing to adhere to the examiner's directions is an offense.
I failed my NM written or road test. What's next?
If you fail the test, an MVD official will let you know when you may take it again.

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