2022 New Jersey Motorcycle Permit Test 4

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

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1. Most crashes happen:

Explanation
Most crashes happen on trips that are shorter than five miles, just a few minutes after the rider starts out.

2. It is a good idea to wear reflective clothing:

Explanation
Wearing reflective and brightly-colored clothing is always a good idea when riding a motorcycle. Crashes occur in broad daylight and at night, so it is best to wear highly visible clothing at any time of day.

3. When riding at night, how should your following distance compare to your following distance during the day?

Explanation
Distances are difficult to judge in the dark because visual cues (like shadows and light contrasts) can be missing or distorted. You should allow a longer following distance when riding at night than you do when riding during the day.

4. 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.

5. When riding with a heavy load, you will want to adjust the:

Explanation
Before riding with a heavy load, you should make sure your tire pressure, spring pre-load, air shocks, and dampers are at the settings recommended for the relevant weight.

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

Explanation
Avoid riding down the center of a lane under wet conditions. Instead, ride in the tire tracks left by the cars ahead of you. The left tire track will often be best, but this can vary depending on traffic and other conditions.

7. If a driver is following you too closely, you should:

Explanation
If someone is following you too closely, it is a good idea to flash your brake light before slowing down. A tailgater may be concentrating on you and not see upcoming hazards that require traffic to slow down.
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