Alabama Driver’s Examination

2022 Alabama Motorcycle Permit Test 12

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Alabama when getting your motorcycle learners..

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Alabama when getting your motorcycle learners permit. Each motorcycle theory practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Alabama please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/alabama/motorcycle.

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When stopping your motorcycle while carrying a passenger, you should:

Explanation
A passenger places extra weight on a motorcycle. Because of the added weight, the motorcycle will respond to the operator's movements more slowly than it would otherwise, taking more time to speed up, slow down, and turn. To accommodate the change in handling when carrying a passenger, you should reduce your speed, begin slowing down earlier when you stop, and look for larger gaps when crossing, entering, or merging into traffic.

Mirrors on motorcycles:

Explanation
The mirrors of motorcycles have blind spots, just like those of cars. Always turn your head to check your blind spot before changing lanes.

To shift up to a higher gear, you must:

Explanation
To shift up to a higher gear, position your foot under the shift lever and lift.

When consumed together, the effects of alcohol and drugs:

Explanation
Many drugs, including prescription and over-the-counter medications, can impair your ability to ride safely. Some medications become even more dangerous when combined with alcohol.

When riding at night:

Explanation
At night, you should always ride at a lower speed than you would under similar conditions during the day. Doing so will give you a better chance of avoiding hazards. Additionally, increase your following distance and be flexible about your lane position.

When riding a motorcycle:

Explanation
As with any other vehicle, the mirrors of a motorcycle have blind spots. Always turn your head to check for traffic in your blind spot before changing lanes.

The oily strip down the center of a lane:

Explanation
While the center strip of the road can be oily, it usually provides enough traction for safe riding, unless it is raining. The oily strip is usually no more than two feet wide, so motorcyclists can generally ride on either side of the strip and still be in the center portion of the lane.
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