DMV Practice Tests in New Mexico

SUMMARY: DMV Practice Tests in New Mexico

Our online DMV practice tests can show how well you understand NM traffic rules. Taking a DMV practice test can help you obtain your learner's permit, New Mexico driver's license, motorcycle license, or commercial driver's license (CDL).

Keep reading for more information about how a New Mexico DMV practice test can help you pass your Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) written exam.

Benefits of a DMV Practice Test

By taking an online DMV practice exam, you'll get a chance to test your knowledge and get some real practice before taking your NM MVD written test. Here are some other benefits of practice tests:

  • Opportunity to view the format of the written test before you take it.
  • Time to get familiar with the questions you'll see on the actual test.
  • Boost your chances of earning a passing grade.

Online DMV Practice Tests in New Mexico

Failing the written test isn't fun. Whether you're going to apply for a New Mexico learner's permit, driver's license, motorcycle license, or CDL, an online DMV practice test can help you pass the test on your first try.

Below is a list of the available online DMV practice tests in New Mexico.

Driver's License and Permit Practice Tests

Learner's Permit: If you're younger than 18 years old, you must first apply for an instruction permit and complete the NM graduated driver licensing (GDL) program. Try passing our learner's permit practice test to get ready for the written exam.

Driver's License: If you're applying for your first driver's license or are required to take a written exam to reinstate or renew your license, this is the practice test you'll need to take.

Road Signs: For further preparation, you can take this practice test to quiz yourself on New Mexico road signs and their meanings.

New Mexico Spanish Practice Test (Examen De Practica Para La Licencia): If you're a Spanish speaker, this is the practice test for you.

Motorcycle Practice Tests

To test your understanding of the Motorcycle Manual and other safe riding techniques, take a practice test specifically designed to help you pass the motorcycle written exam.

CDL and Endorsements Practice Tests

Our CDL practice test contains questions based on the information found in the New Mexico CDL Manual. If you're planning to obtain a specific CDL class or multiple endorsements, the NM MVD may require you to take multiple CDL written exam(s).

Also available is a practice test for specific CDL endorsements, such as a school bus endorsement.

Video and Printed Resources

If you need more help preparing for the New Mexico MVD written exam, you can access other study materials, such as printed study guides and an online video course.

DMV study guides give you access to:

  • Additional DMV practice questions.
  • Information about traffic signs and signals in New Mexico.
  • Steps to apply for your New Mexico driver's license or learner's permit.

If you're more of a visual learner, try a Driver Prep Course that utilizes video and animations to explain traffic rules and safe driving techniques.

About the NM DMV Written Exam

NOTE: If your NM driver's license has been expired for 5 years or longer, you must retake the written test.

To save time when you apply for your learner's permit or NM driver's license, you can make an appointment at your local New Mexico MVD office.

The New Mexico MVD requests that you arrive before 3 p.m. to give yourself enough time to complete the written test. Generally, the MVD will not administer the test if you arrive later.

For more information about the process of applying for a NM learner's permit or driver's license visit our following pages:

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