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

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1. Most crashes happen:

Explanation
Most motorcycle crashes happen on trips that are shorter than five miles in length at speeds slower than 30 mph.

2. If your friend has been drinking alcohol, it is a good idea to do any of the following, except:

Explanation
There are several strategies you can use to prevent someone from riding their motorcycle while impaired. You can arrange another way for them to get home, involve them in other activities to slow the pace of their drinking, use any available excuse to stop them from leaving before they are sober, and get other friends involved to intervene as a group.

3. When being passed by another vehicle, you should:

Explanation
When being passed, it is generally safest to ride in the center portion of your lane. Riding on the side of the lane nearest the passing driver increases the danger of a collision, and riding on the side farthest from the passing driver may tempt them to return to your lane too soon.

4. A motorcycle with a sidecar:

Explanation
Even with three wheels on the ground, a sidecar can tip over if it is being turned too sharply or is moving too fast for a corner.

5. Before changing lanes, motorcycle riders should turn their heads to look over their shoulders because:

Explanation
Like any other vehicle, a motorcycle has blind spots that cannot be seen by a rider using their mirrors. A motorcyclist should always turn their head to check for vehicles or other hazards in their blind spot before changing lanes.

6. A motorcyclist's cushion of space:

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 your following distance.

7. When loading cargo onto a motorcycle, you should:

Explanation
Heavier items should be loaded in front of the tank bag. You should try to place the load over or in front of the rear axle. Putting the load behind the rear axle may affect your control.
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