2022 Montana Motorcycle Permit Test 8

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

Passing grade:

When selecting a helmet, it is important that all of the following are true, except:

Explanation
To ensure that you have a helmet that will provide the best possible protection, you should choose one that meets U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) standards. It should fit snugly all the way around and have no obvious defects, such as cracks, loose padding, or frayed straps.

When riding behind a car, you should ride:

Explanation
When following a car, you should ride in a position that allows the driver to see you in their rearview mirror. Usually, that means riding in the center portion of the lane. Because most drivers check their rearview mirrors much more often than they check their side mirrors, being in this lane position increases the chance that they will see you.

Under normal road and traffic conditions, it is recommended that a rider maintains a minimum ______ following distance.

Explanation
Under normal conditions, you should maintain a following distance of at least two seconds. Increase your following distance any time conditions are less than perfect.

If you are riding when it starts to rain, it is a good idea to:

Explanation
Because of the presence of oil deposits, the center strip of a lane can be hazardous when wet. When rain starts to fall, it is best to ride in the tire tracks left by cars. It is advisable to reduce your speed on wet surfaces.

When riding in a group, inexperienced riders should be placed:

Explanation
Inexperienced riders should ride near the front of a group, just behind the leader, so more experienced riders can keep an eye on them from behind.

When you are being passed by another vehicle, which part of the lane should you ride in?

Explanation
When being passed, it is generally safest to ride in the center portion of your lane. Riding on the side nearest the passing vehicle increases the risk of colliding with them. Riding on the side farthest from the passing vehicle is also dangerous, as it could tempt the driver to re-enter your lane before it is safe to do so.
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