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A website for learners who want to practice their skills before taking the real DMV test. The site provides permit practice tests for the State of Maryland for cars, motorcycles, and CDL. Please note that these are not real driving tests and the results cannot be used as proof of DMV course completion of any sort. The practice tests are for personal use only. Also includes the Maryland Driver's, Motorcycle, and CDL Handbooks.