2022 Alabama Motorcycle Permit Test 6

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.. Read More

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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1. Service signs are:

Explanation
Signs that are blue with white markings indicate the locations of services. These services may include rest areas, gas stations, food options, and hospitals.

2. A benefit of keeping a cushion of space between you and surrounding vehicles is that:

Explanation
It is important to maintain a cushion of space around your motorcycle at all times. This way, if a hazard arises, you will have more time to respond to the hazard and more space to safely maneuver.

3. How do convex mirrors differ from regular mirrors?

Explanation
Convex mirrors are installed on many motorcycles. Compared to flat mirrors, convex mirrors provide a wider view of the road. However, convex mirrors can also make approaching vehicles seem farther away than they actually are.

4. Which of the following colors should you wear to increase your visibility when riding during the day?

Explanation
You should wear brightly-colored clothing when riding to maximize your chances of being seen. Bright oranges, reds, yellows, and greens are best. Most collisions occur in broad daylight, so be sure to wear bright clothing even when riding during the day.

5. Your lane position should do all of the following, except:

Explanation
A properly chosen lane position should provide a number of benefits, including an increased ability to see others and to be seen. It should help you avoid wind blasts, other drivers' blind spots, and surface hazards. Your lane position should discourage other drivers from trying to share your lane and provide you with an escape route, should a hazard arise.

6. If you have a passenger aboard your motorcycle, you should do all of the following, except:

Explanation
A motorcycle that is carrying a passenger will handle differently than usual due to the added weight of the additional rider. An operator should ride at slower speeds and allow more time and distance to slow down and stop. A passenger should hold firmly and securely onto the motorcycle's passenger handgrips or onto the operator's waist, hips, or midsection.

7. When should you not flash your brake light?

Explanation
A motorcycle's brake light is less noticeable than the two larger brake lights of a car. For this reason, it is helpful to get the attention of others by flashing your brake light before slowing where they may not expect it. It is also recommended that motorcyclists flash their brake lights before slowing more quickly than other drivers may expect.
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