2023 Maine Motorcycle Permit Test
The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Maine 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 Maine please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/maine/motorcycle.
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1. You will ______ hear a tire going flat.
Motorcyclists will seldom hear their tire go flat. Tire failure is more commonly indicated by a sudden change in handling.
2. When following another vehicle as a beginning rider, you should:
A following distance of at least four seconds is recommended for beginning riders. Increase your following distance any time conditions are less than perfect.
3. When riding a motorcycle, clothing:
The right clothing can provide vital protection if you are involved in a collision. Always wear a jacket and pants that fully cover your arms and legs, even in warm weather. Clothing should fit snugly enough that it does not flap in the wind but should also be loose enough that your movement is not restricted.
4. When riding, the best protection for an operator is:
Your first and best protection against collisions with other vehicles is simply to keep your distance from them. The only way to be sure you will have enough time to react to mistakes made by other drivers is to leave plenty of space between you and the vehicles around you. Wearing proper gear is also important when riding a motorcycle.
5. To be seen in the rearview mirror of the driver ahead of you, you should:
If you are following a car, the driver is most likely to notice you if you position yourself behind them in the center of your lane. This lane position places you in the driver's rearview mirror. Most drivers check their rearview mirrors much more frequently than they check their side mirrors.
6. A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield:
A plastic, shatter-resistant face shield can help protect your whole face if you are involved in a crash. Goggles protect your eyes, but not the rest of your face. A windshield is not an adequate substitute for googles or a face shield.
7. To help other drivers see you, you should wear: