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500+ New Mexico MVD Test Questions

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Unique and real New Mexico questions

Our New Mexico MVD practice tests have 500+ unique driver's license and permit questions and answers. The MVD practice test answers are taken from on the latest New Mexico Driver Manual. They cover all areas of the official NM MVD test, including New Mexico laws, rules of the road, and road signs.

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How to Ace the DMV Test

Is There a Secret Behind Passing the Exam?

What is the secret behind passing the DMV exam? Is it enough to just take the DMV practice tests? We asked Joni Stark, an experienced driving instructor, and she shares some of her best tips.

How Should You Study?

It is important to remember, that no two people study the exact same way. What works for some, may not work for others. Researchers, however, say that there are some general methods that get better results than other methods. Try to figure out what will work for you.

Start With the Driver's Manual

It is a good idea to scan the driver's manual and understand what you need to learn. Content may not seem to be much, but every word in that manual counts. Questions on your final DMV exam will be drawn from all parts of the manual.


When to Take the MVD Test

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In general, you need to take the written MVD test:

 » When you are a first-time applicant for an original New Mexico driver's license:
 ...and have not been licensed before.

 » When you wish to renew your New Mexico driver's license:
 ...and your license has been expired for more one year.

 » When your New Mexico driver's license was suspended or revoked for a year or more:
 ...and you wish to reinstate your driving privilege. This includes a revocation due to a DWI conviction, unless the privilege has been maintained during the revocation period with an Ignition Interlock License.

 » When you have been licensed in another state:
 ...and your out-of-state license has expired.

 » When you are a new U.S. resident with a driver's license from a foreign country:
 ...and are required to convert to a New Mexico driver license.

How Many Questions are there on the New Mexico Written Test?

The official New Mexico written test has 40 questions and you must correctly answer 28 questions (70%).

If you fail your New Mexico knowledge exam three times, you must wait six months (from the date of the original application) before you can take a new test.

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Total passing scores in all States

See a list of passing scores on the DMV test here. Where the DMV knowledge test consist of two parts with a separate road sign test, the average passing scores from both parts are used. (Road signs tests usually have a higher passing scores, like Virginia where you must correctly answer all 10 road sign questions.)

States with different passing scores

California has three different tests, depending on your age and if you are a first-time applicant or not. The passing scores vary slightly depending on test.

Higher passing scores does not necessarily mean that the DMV test is more difficult.

How many questions?

The number of questions on the real DMV written test usually vary between 20 and 50, depending on State.

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DMV Test: Back Up Your Car

What you Need to Know at DMV

For your road test, it is important that you know how to back up your car or drive it in reverse. Questions about backing up may also show up on your written DMV test. We tell you what to expect.

The DMV Test, and Then What?

If you still have your DMV written exam ahead you, there are some important points you should remember for the written examination. Afterwards, when you have your learner's permit, make sure that you go through them again and practice driving in reverse until you feel comfortable with it. Do you have a backup camera? Then, learn how to back up both with it and without it.

Quick DMV Answers

Know what to do before you get behind the wheel and put the gear in reverse. Know how to start, how look behind you, and which speed to use. All of those things are very important for your test.

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Practice tests online since 2007

Driver's Prep was created in 2007. At the time, there were no websites offering free licenseor permit practice tests to the public in United States.

Driver's Prep was a game changer. For the first time, any applicant for a permit or driver's license could access online tests without signing up with a driving school or driving class, and without paying a fee. Driver's Prep was also unique by not requiring users to create an account.

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Today, Driver's Prep has more than 1.5 million annual users and the database holds more than 50,000 DMV questions. The DMV questions are unique for each State and many are real DMV questions from official DMV knowledge tests.

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