2024 Idaho Motorcycle Permit Test 13

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

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1. When being followed by a tailgater, you should:

Explanation
If you are being followed by a tailgater, you should ride in a way that encourages them to pass you. Riding at a higher speed may only result in them tailgating you at a higher speed, increasing the danger.

2. Blind spots on motorcycles:

Explanation
Just like any other vehicle, motorcycles have blind spots. A rider should always turn their head to check for traffic in their blind spot before changing lanes. It is a good idea for a rider to make head checks a part of their normal routine.

3. Experienced riders use the acronym "SIPDE" as a way to stay aware of conditions around them. What does the "S" 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.

4. How should you brake?

Explanation
Use both brakes every time you slow or stop.

5. Convex mirrors:

Explanation
In comparison to flat mirrors, convex mirrors provide a wider view of the road behind you. They also make objects seem farther away than they actually are. Take the time to get used to your mirrors if your motorcycle is equipped with convex mirrors.

6. If your rear wheel locks up while you are stopping on a straightaway:

Explanation
If you accidentally lock your rear wheel while stopping on a straightaway, you can keep it locked until you have completely stopped. Even with a locked rear wheel, you can usually control your motorcycle if it is upright and traveling in a straight line.