2022 Maryland 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 Maryland 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 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. When traveling on a motorcycle with a sidecar, the passenger should ride:

Explanation
If your motorcycle has a sidecar, it is best for your passenger to ride in the sidecar. They should keep their hands inside the sidecar at all times.

2. When riding with a passenger, you should:

Explanation
A motorcycle passenger needs to understand how to ensure a safe ride ride for both themselves and the operator. An operator should never assume the passenger already knows what to do. Give a passenger complete instructions before every ride.

3. Most crashes occur during the day. To lessen the chance of being involved in a crash, you should:

Explanation
To minimize your chances of being in a crash, you should make yourself as visible as possible by wearing brightly-colored clothing when riding, even during the day.

4. In general, riders should:

Explanation
Because road and traffic conditions are always changing, the safest lane position is also always changing. Choose the position that will maximize your space cushion and allow other drivers to see you most easily.

5. Riding directly alongside another vehicle:

Explanation
Avoid riding directly alongside another vehicle, since this may place you in the vehicle's blind spot. If the driver can't see you, they may enter your lane without warning. Riding alongside a vehicle is also dangerous because the vehicle will block your route of escape if a hazard arises.

6. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, you should:

Explanation
Do not try to accelerate out of a wobble because doing so will only make the motorcycle more unstable. Instead, grip the handlebars firmly, slow down by gradually closing the throttle, move your weight as far forward and downward as possible, and pull off the road as soon as you can. Avoid applying the brakes, as this may also worsen the wobble.
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