2022 Illinois Motorcycle Permit Test

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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 Illinois 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 Illinois 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 Illinois please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/illinois/motorcycle.

Passing grade:

A motorcyclist must wear a helmet.

Explanation
Though wearing a helmet greatly reduces the risk of a fatal head injury, wearing one is not legally required in Illinois. However, it is highly recommended.

Reflective clothing should:

Explanation
Brightly-colored and/or reflective clothing will increase your chances of being seen under any conditions. Remember that most motorcycle crashes happen in broad daylight so it is still best to wear bright clothing during the day.

You should completely check your motorcycle:

Explanation
A motorcycle requires more frequent attention than a car. Make a complete check of your motorcycle before every ride.

When riding at night, you should do all of the following, except:

Explanation
When riding at night, use your high beam (unless you are following or meeting another car), take advantage of the headlights of other vehicles, and wear reflective materials to increase your visibility. You should always be flexible about your lane position, selecting whichever position will help you to see, be seen, and have an adequate space cushion.

When passing a row of parked cars to your right when there is no oncoming traffic to your left, you should:

Explanation
When passing a row of parked cars, it is generally best to stay on the side of your lane that is not directly next to the cars. This will help to protect you from potential hazards like car doors being opened or people stepping out from between the cars. If there is traffic coming from the opposite direction, it is a good idea to stay in the center portion of the lane.
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