Colorado Driver’s Examination

2022 Colorado 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 Colorado 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 Colorado 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 Colorado please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/colorado/motorcycle.

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To lessen your chances of being involved in an accident, you should:

Explanation
To reduce the risk of a crash, you should always ensure that you are visible to others. Communicate your intentions through proper use of your signals, brake light, and lane position. Maintain a space cushion around your motorcycle and consistently scan the road ahead of, behind, and next to your vehicle.

Experienced riders use the acronym "SIPDE" as a way to remain aware of conditions around them. What does the "E" stand for in "SIPDE?"

Explanation
SIPDE is a five-step process that experienced riders use to make judgements and take action while traveling. The letters in SIPDE stand for Scan, Identify, Predict, Decide, and Execute.

Keep an expanded cushion of space between your motorcycle and the vehicle in front of you:

Explanation
An expanded cushion of space is needed if your motorcycle will take longer than normal to stop. If the pavement is slippery, if you cannot see through the vehicle ahead of you, or if traffic is heavy and another driver may try to squeeze in front of you, open up to a larger following distance.

It is a good idea to wear reflective clothing:

Explanation
Wearing reflective and brightly-colored clothing is always a good idea when riding a motorcycle. Crashes occur in broad daylight and at night, so it is best to wear highly visible clothing at any time of day.

If you must brake and swerve to avoid a hazard, you should:

Explanation
If you must brake and swerve to avoid a hazard, you should perform both actions separately. Brake then swerve, or swerve then brake. Do not do both at the same time.

To carry a passenger, you must have:

Explanation
To carry a passenger safely, you must have a seat that will properly accommodate both you and the passenger without crowding and a set of foot pegs for the passenger. Motorcycle passengers should wear the same types of protective gear that operators wear.
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