# 2024 District Of Columbia Motorcycle Permit Test 16

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/district-of-columbia/motorcycle.

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### 1. Riding directly alongside another vehicle is discouraged because:

Explanation
Riding alongside another vehicle is dangerous because you could be riding in the vehicle's blind spot. The driver may enter your lane without warning if they can't see you. The vehicle will also block your route of escape if a hazard arises.

### 2. When riding a motorcycle, a jacket should be worn:

Explanation
For your protection, you should always wear a long-sleeved jacket when riding, even in warm weather when you may not think you need a jacket. It can help protect you against the sun and dehydration in hot weather.

### 3. A group of riders should pass another vehicle:

Explanation
On a two-lane highway, a group of riders should pass another vehicle one at a time. The second rider should not begin to pass until the first rider has safely re-entered the original lane. Riders should continue in this pattern until they have all safely passed the vehicle.

### 4. If you think stopping your motorcycle will take longer than usual, you should:

Explanation
Lengthen your following distance when traveling on a slippery surface. If it will take longer than usual for your motorcycle to stop, open up to a longer following distance.

### 5. When being followed too closely by another vehicle, you should:

Explanation
The best way to deal with a tailgater is to get them ahead of you. If you can do so safely, change lanes and let them pass. Speeding up may only increase the danger by encouraging them to continue tailgating you at a higher speed.

### 6. When riding with a heavy load, you will want to adjust the:

Explanation
Before riding with a heavy load, you should make sure your tire pressure, spring pre-load, air shocks, and dampers are at the settings recommended for the relevant weight.