2022 Colorado Motorcycle Permit Test 8

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.. 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 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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1. To increase your chances of being seen at an intersection, you should:

Explanation
To increase your chances of being seen at an intersection, leave your headlight turned on and ride in a lane position that most easily allows oncoming traffic to see you. Maintain a space cushion that allows you to take evasive action if necessary. Never assume that another driver sees you, even if you make eye contact with the driver.

2. In which of the following situations should you increase your following distance?

Explanation
While a two-second following distance is generally adequate, you should increase your following distance any time conditions would require a longer stopping distance, such as when the pavement is slippery due to poor weather conditions. Additionally, you should increase your following distance at night, if you cannot see through the vehicle ahead, and when traffic is heavy.

3. Under ideal conditions, you should maintain a minimum following distance of:

Explanation
Under normal conditions, you should maintain a minimum two-second following distance. Increase your following distance any time conditions are less than perfect.

4. When riding downhill on a motorcycle with a sidecar:

Explanation
Riding with a sidecar increases the weight of a motorcycle and increases the braking force needed to stop the motorcycle. Slowing and stopping take longer when riding a vehicle downhill than when riding on a flat surface.

5. The primary source of information about your motorcycle should come from:

Explanation
The owner's manual should be your primary source of information about your specific type of motorcycle. Be sure to read the manual before operating your motorcycle for the first time.

6. You will ______ hear a tire going flat.

Explanation
Motorcyclists will seldom hear their tire go flat. Tire failure is more commonly indicated by a sudden change in handling.
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