If you are an applicant for a Maryland driver’s license who want to apply for a Maryland driver's license, but already have a valid driver’s license from another country, you must complete the Maryland MVA 3 Hour Alcohol and Drug Education Program before you can receive the license.
Taking this Safe and Sober online Program will completely satisfy your MVA requirement for the 3-Hour Alcohol and Drug Education Program. As of November 30th, 2011, the 3-Hour Alcohol and Drug Education Program course has been replaced by the Safe and Sober Program: A Guide to Driving in Maryland. This course is mandated by Maryland Vehicle Law TR 16:212.1 and is three hours long.
Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA): http://www.mva.maryland.gov/index.html
Maryland drug and alcohol course includes:
• The effects of drugs and alcohol and their impact on driving,
• the hazards of impaired driving,
• criminal penalties and administrative sanctions for driving under the influence.
You can study the Maryland Driver's Manual and can also practice with the Maryland Online Driver Test Tutorial to prepare for the knowledge test BEFORE coming in to a full-service MVA office.
You can view the Manual on the Internet – it can be downloaded from the MVA's website by clicking here. (http://www.mva.maryland.gov/Driver-Services/RookieDriver/maryland-drivers-manual.htm)
By satisfactorily completing this "3 hour Alcohol and Drug Education Program/Safe and Sober" program, you will be awarded a "3 Hour Alcohol and Drug Education Program Certificate". This certificate is required in order to receive a Maryland driver's license and only applies to those holding a valid driver's license from a foreign country or from the US Armed forces only who have a license.
The real Maryland drug and alcohol test includes 25 questions and a person must get 22 correct in order to pass the test. you also have 17 minutes to get it done.
The Maryland MVA practice test is composed of questions regarding driving laws and rules in Maryland. The road test includes a safety inspection and parallel parking.
Driving test can be taken at any your local Department of Motor Transportation MVA that offers the test services.
While parallel parking on the Maryland driving test you have three minutes to park with your tires 12inches or less from the curb.
Maryland MVA Drug and Alcohol Test Practice Questions & Answers
Below you can find Maryland MVA drug and alcohol practice test Questions & Answers, which are examples of ones that are found on the knowledge test portion of the driving tests.
**NOTE: At the end of the Page you can find answers for these 60 Questions.
1. According to Maryland law, DUI or Driving Under the Influence can mean driving under the influence of ________.
a) strong emotion.
b) prescription medication.
d) overly loud music.
2. If a police officer asks to test you for alcohol or drug usage, you can say, “No,” and you will _______________
a) face more serious sanctions.
b) have your car confiscated immediately.
c) immediately be convicted of DWI/DUI.
d) be forced to take the test despite your objection.
3. Illegal drugs, prescription drugs, and over-the counter drugs may impair your driving, and ________________
a) you will be charged with DUI if your driving is impaired, no matter what kind of drug.
b) only illegal drugs will result in your being charged with DUI.
c) you cannot be charged with DUI if a doctor has prescribed your medication.
d) you will not be charged with DUI if you have a receipt for purchase of your medication.
4. The legal age for drinking in Maryland is
5. When you are tired or sleepy, you should
a) stop and rest.
b) stop and stretch.
c) stop and have a big meal.
d) stop and have a big cup of coffee.
6. DUI or Driving under the Influence ___________ than DWI, Driving while Impaired.
a) is a more serious charge
b) reflects a higher Blood Alcohol level
c) carries more serious criminal penalties and administrative sanctions
d) all of the above.
7. The illegal drug most commonly detected in impaired drivers is:
8. _________ may cause your body to absorb alcohol faster.
a) Only illegal drugs
b) No prescription drugs
c) Any drug, legal or illegal,
d) No over the counter drugs
9. In 2008, drivers driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol caused ____% of all fatal crashes in Maryland.
10. If you are planning to drive, you can be sure you will not be impaired if:
a) you do not drink alcohol at all.
b) you drink only one or two beers.
c) you eat a meal while you are drinking.
d) you drink your alcoholic drinks very slowly.
11. It is illegal to drive in Maryland if your BAC (blood alcohol concentration) is over
12. It is legal to have unsealed alcoholic beverages in a vehicle as long as:
a) the driver is not drinking.
b) the open container is placed in the trunk, inaccessible to anyone.
c) the container of alcohol is out of the driver’s reach.
d) only the passengers are drinking.
13. All of the following are criminal penalties the District Court of Maryland might impose if a person is found guilty of impaired driving except:
a) loss of job.
b) community service.
d) jail time.
14. Everyone who signs to receive a Maryland driver’s license agrees to “implied consent.” This means that the driver agrees to __________________.
a) pay all Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) fees.
b) be tested for drugs or alcohol if a police officer requests it.
c) obey the speed limit posted on all Maryland roads.
d) arrange personal transportation whenever he or she drinks alcoholic beverages.
15. The following are causes of distracted driving:
a) using your GPS while driving.
b) eating your lunch while driving.
c) fixing your hair while driving.
d) all of the above.
16. Which of the following affect your BAC (blood alcohol concentration)?
a) Your weight
b) How much you ate
c) How much you drank
d) All of the above
17. If a police officer gives you a “Must Appear” citation, it means
a) nothing will happen. It is just a warning.
b) you will have to pay a fine of $1,000 or more.
c) you will have to go to court.
18. Which of the following is legal for Maryland drivers to do while driving?
a) Use a hands free device to talk on a cell phone.
b) Text on a cell phone.
c) Drink an alcoholic beverage.
d) Not wear a seatbelt.
19. All of the following are administrative sanctions the MVA might impose if a person is found guilty of impaired driving except:
a) higher car insurance rates.
b) suspension of driver license.
c) alcohol and drug education.
d) Ignition Interlock System.
20. The effects of marijuana last up to ________ after using the drug.
a) 4 hours
b) 8 hours
c) 1 day
d) 2 days
21. A symptom of fatigued driving is:
a) driving the speed limit
b) drifting over the center line
c) using your turn signals
22. A fatigued driver may not:
a) see stop signs
b) hear ambulances
c) see blue flashing police lights
d) all of the above
23. Legal drugs do not affect the brain.
24. Phencyclidine is commonly known as:
25. If you can’t control the emotions that are affecting your ability to drive safely, you should:
a) drive as fast as allowed in order to get to your destination more quickly.
b) pull over to a safe place until you can calm yourself.
c) both of the above.
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26. Many legal medications, such as painkillers and sedatives, cause changes in the brain and body that might make it unsafe to drive.
27. A hearing:
a) can take place at a state agency building, not a court house, or it can take place in an MVA branch office
b) is about the MVA sanction (suspension, etc.) of the driving privilege
c) Both a and b
28. If a person refuses a breath or blood test there is nothing the police officer can do to the person.
29. The purpose of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and Portable Breath Tests are:
a) To help the police officer decide if an individual is driving a vehicle while impaired or under the influence
b) To help the police officer decide how long ago the driver had his/her last drink
c) To help distinguish what type of alcoholic beverage the driver was drinking
d) All of the above
30. A person’s BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) may be measured by:
a) The person’s breath
b) The person’s blood
c) How the person walks
d) Both a and b
31. Drivers over the age of 21 may have alcohol restrictions on their drivers’ licenses.
32. If a person driving is pulled over by a police officer, the person should treat the police officer with respect.
33. A Drug Recognition Expert, or DRE, is:
a) a certified expert of controlled dangerous substances and their effects on driving.
b) a technician who administers a blood test to determine if you are impaired by drugs.
c) an officer specially trained to examine you and make a determination about whether or not you are impaired by drugs.
34. If the driver is under the age of 21, and is stopped for impaired driving, the driver will receive an alcohol violation even if the BAC is lower than the legal
limit of .07
35. Possible consequences of impaired driving include:
a) Criminal penalties including jail time
b) Sanctions imposed by the MVA including suspension or confiscation of the driver’s license
c) Both a and b
36. Never drink and drive.
37. The ''Safe Driving Commitment'' lists what you will commit to do (or not do) to remain a safe and courteous driver.
38. Impaired driving is:
a) Driving when your judgment or physical abilities are decreased so that you cannot drive safely.
b) Driving in the snow or other inclement weather.
c) Driving when others in the vehicle have been drinking
39. Illegal drug use does not impair driving.
40. What should I check before I go to a test area?
a) that I have a picture identification (passport, out-of-country license, green card, etc.)
b) that I have completed all 4 sessions
c) check the test area link for the place and times to take your post test
d) all the above
41. If you approach a stopped emergency vehicle using its visual signals:
A. Slow down and let it pass
B. Increase your speed to get around the incident quickly
C. Move to the far lane and slow down to a safe speed
42. When preparing to drive, you should:
A. Adjust the seat to a reclining position
B. Kick the tires
C. Properly adjust your seat and mirrors
43. An example of distracted driving is:
A. Constantly checking the position of vehicles behind you
B. Use of a cell phone in a non-emergency situation
C. Changing lanes or speed to avoid a crash
44. You can identify aggressive drivers by:
A. Erratic and improper lane changes
B. The number of passengers in their car
C. Their tendency to drive slow
45. The maximum posted speed limit should be driven only:
A. During the night
B. During the day
C. In ideal conditions
46. This road sign means:
A. Do not enter
B. You are not allowed to travel this direction
C. Exit at intersection
47. If you are vehicle "B" in the picture shown, you should:
B. Honk your horn at vehicle A
C. Turn after vehicle A completes the right turn
48. The flashing yellow light at an intersection means you should:
B. Come to a complete stop as quickly as possible
C. Stop and proceed only when clear
49. If the roadway is wet or icy you should:
B. Reduce your speed
C. Speed up
50. If you see a funeral procession you:
B. May drive between the vehicles moving in the funeral procession
C. Must pass a funeral procession on the right on a multiple lane highway
51. Any amount of alcohol in the blood may affect a driver's:
B. Judgment and physical coordination
52. A driver who has been drinking is more likely to:
B. Keep a 3-4 second following distance
C. Have a decreased reaction time
53. You are driving the car in the picture and deciding whether to pass the truck. It is important to:
B. Consider the space and time needed to pass
C. Get as close as possible to the truck before passing
54. Prior to entering a curve:
B. Reduce your speed
C. Brake hard
55. This road sign means
B. Turn left without yielding on red
C. Must turn left
56. This road sign means:
B. Merging traffic
C. Steep hill
57. You are car "A", and the traffic in front of you is stopped. You should:
B. Move up directly behind car "B" and wait for traffic to proceed
C. Wait until you can completely cross over the railroad tracks
58. In this picture, the 3 – 4 second following distance applies to the minimum amount of:
B. Space the driver of the white truck "B" should keep behind him
C. Time the driver of car "C" should wait before entering the freeway
59. When driving in a construction zone:
B. Expect the unexpected
C. Construction workers must yield to roadway users
60. When a vehicle is hydroplaning the:
B. Tires lose contact with the road surface
C. Spray from large trucks reduce visibility
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1. B. prescription medication.
2. A. face more serious sanctions.
3. A. you will be charged with DUI if your driving is impaired, no matter what kind of drug.
4. C. 21.
5. A. stop and rest.
6. D. all of the above.
7. D. marijuana.
8. C. Any drug, legal or illegal,
9. B. 25
10. A. you do not drink alcohol at all.
11. D. .07.
12. b. the open container is placed in the trunk, inaccessible to anyone.
13. A. loss of job.
14. B. be tested for drugs or alcohol if a police officer requests it.
15. D. all of the above.
16. D. All of the above
17. C. you will have to go to court.
18. A. Use a hands free device to talk on a cell phone.
19. A. higher car insurance rates.
20. C.1 day
21. B. drifting over the center line
22. D. all of the above
23. B. false
24. B. PCP
25. B. pull over to a safe place until you can calm yourself.
26. A. true
27. C. Both a and b
28. B. false
29. A. To help the police officer decide if an individual is driving a vehicle while impaired or under the influence
30.D. Both a and b
33. an officer specially trained to examine you and make a determination about whether or not you are impaired by drugs.
35. C. Both a and b
36. A. true
37. A. true
38. A. Driving when your judgment or physical abilities are decreased so that you cannot drive safely.
39. B. false
40. D. all the above
41. C. Move to the far lane and slow down to a safe speed
42. C. Properly adjust your seat and mirrors
43. B. Use of a cell phone in a non-emergency situation
44. A. Erratic and improper lane changes
45. C. In ideal conditions
46. B. You are not allowed to travel this direction
47. C. Turn after vehicle A completes the right turn
48. A. Slow down and proceed with caution
49. B. Reduce your speed
50. A. Must yield the right-of-way to any vehicles in the funeral procession
51. B. Judgment and physical coordination
52. C. Have a decreased reaction time
53. B. Consider the space and time needed to pass
54. B. Reduce your speed
55. A. Yield before turning left at a green signal
56. C. Steep hill
57. C. Wait until you can completely cross over the railroad tracks
58. A. Space that should be maintained in front of car "A"
59. B. Expect the unexpected
60. B. Tires lose contact with the road surface
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