# 2024 Maryland Motorcycle Permit Test 12

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

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### 1. The front brake:

Explanation
The front brake is much more powerful than the rear one and provides at least 70 percent of a motorcycle's total stopping power. Use both brakes every time you slow or stop.

### 2. The single most effective thing you can do to improve your chances of surviving an accident is:

Explanation
The single most important measure you can take to reduce your risk of injury or death in the event of an accident is to wear a helmet.

### 3. When riding at night:

Explanation
When riding at night, you should reduce your speed and increase your following distance. Use your high beam headlight whenever you are riding where there is no other traffic. Always be prepared to adjust your lane position to react to changing conditions.

### 4. Under normal riding conditions, maintain a safe following distance of at least:

Explanation
When riding behind another vehicle under normal conditions, you should maintain a safe following distance of at least two seconds. Increase your following distance any time conditions are less than ideal.

### 5. When it is likely that other drivers may attempt to squeeze into your lane, you should:

Explanation
Riding in the center portion of your lane when traveling in heavy traffic can discourage other drivers from trying to squeeze into your lane next to you. Lane sharing is unsafe and is prohibited by law in Maryland.

### 6. Without a helmet, a motorcycle rider is ________ more likely to suffer a critical head injury in a crash.

Explanation
Without a helmet, a rider is five times more likely to sustain a critical head injury in a crash.