2022 Maine Motorcycle Permit Test 3

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.. 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 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. If your motorcycle begins to weave while you are riding over rain grooves or bridge gratings, you should:

Explanation
The weaving motion that occurs when a motorcycle rides over rain grooves or bridge gratings is generally not dangerous. If you experience weaving when riding over one of these surfaces, simply relax and proceed straight across the grooves or gratings at a steady speed. Trying to compensate for the weaving motion by zigzagging is more dangerous than riding straight.

2. Because of their small size, motorcycles seem to be:

Explanation
Because of their size, motorcycles may seem to be traveling faster than they actually are.

3. An approved helmet:

Explanation
Any approved helmet will allow a rider to see as far to the sides as is necessary for safe riding. Approved helmets will have labels and markings providing the manufacturer's name, relevant information and instructions, and information about the standards the helmet meets.

4. The front brake supplies how much of a motorcycle's potential stopping power?

Explanation
The front brake of a motorcycle is more powerful than the rear brake and can provide at least 70 percent of the motorcycle's total stopping power.

5. When changing lanes:

Explanation
Motorcycles have blind spots just like any other vehicle. Always turn your head and look over your shoulder to check for traffic in your blind spot before changing lanes.

6. Engine braking:

Explanation
Shifting to a lower gear produces an effect similar to that of using the brakes. This is known as engine braking.

7. As the motorcycle’s weight moves forward while braking, you:

Explanation
As your weight shifts forward while you are braking, the amount of traction available to the front wheel increases. This means that you can begin to apply the front brake harder.
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