2022 Alabama Motorcycle Permit Test 7

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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.

Passing grade:

You approach an emergency vehicle that is stopped on the side of the road while using its flashing lights. You should:

Explanation
If you approach an emergency vehicle, tow truck, or roadside assistance vehicle that is stopped with its lights flashing, you must change lanes to allow the vehicle extra space and proceed with caution. Always slow down and be prepared to stop when you approach an emergency scene.

It can be difficult to ride right after it starts raining because:

Explanation
Pavement can be particularly slippery after it has just started to rain. Oil from vehicles will have not yet washed away from the surface of the road, forming a slippery mixture with the water.

If wearing a jacket for protection while riding in hot weather, you should:

Explanation
A sturdy riding jacket provides essential protection in the event of a crash, no matter the weather. Jackets also provide an additional benefit in hot weather by protecting the rider against dehydration. Many motorcycling jackets are designed to prevent the wearer from overheating.

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 riding behind a car, traveling in the left third of the lane allows the driver to see you in their side mirror. What is a downside to this?

Explanation
Most drivers do not look at their side mirrors as often as they look at their rearview mirror. Therefore, when following a car, it is generally most advantageous to ride in the center portion of the lane where you are most likely to be visible in the driver's rearview mirror.

When being passed, moving to the part of your lane that is farthest from the passing vehicle:

Explanation
When being passed, it is not advisable to move to the part of your lane that is farthest from the passing vehicle. Doing so may prompt the passing driver to move back into your lane too early.

Which of the following is not a benefit of maintaining a space cushion between your motorcycle and other vehicles?

Explanation
Maintaining a cushion of space around your motorcycle at all times helps ensure that you will have time to react and space to maneuver if someone else on the road makes a mistake.
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