2022 Maryland 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 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 riding in a group while passing another vehicle, it is best to:

Explanation
Riders in a group should overtake another vehicle one at a time. Each rider should complete their pass and resume their position in the group formation before the next rider begins to pass.

2. A passenger on a motorcycle should:

Explanation
Passengers should get on a motorcycle only after the engine has been started and the transmission is put in neutral. They should sit as far forward as possible without hindering the operator's control of the motorcycle and should hold onto the operator's waist, hips, or belt.

3. When riding in a group, motorcyclists:

Explanation
When riding in a group, you should maintain close ranks but still keep an adequate space cushion around each rider.

4. The front brake:

Explanation
Always use both brakes any time you slow or stop. It is safe to use the front brake, which is more powerful than the rear brake, as long as you use it properly.

5. Face shields and goggles:

Explanation
Face shields and goggles, being made of plastic, will develop scratches and become brittle as they age. Replace them regularly to ensure maximum protection and comfort.

6. When it is raining, it is usually best to:

Explanation
Wet pavement is especially slippery when it first begins to rain. Deposits of oil left by cars will not yet have washed off the roadway. If it is raining, it is safest to ride in the tire tracks left by cars. The left tire track will often be your best choice, although this may vary.
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