2022 New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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 Mexico 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 Mexico please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/new-mexico/motorcycle.

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1. When passing a vehicle:

Explanation
Passes must be completed within posted speed limits. Only pass where it is safe and legal to do so.

2. When approaching an object or uneven surface that you cannot avoid, you should:

Explanation
If you cannot avoid riding over an obstacle or uneven surface, you should approach it at as close to a 90-degree angle as possible. Slow down as much as you can, make sure that your motorcycle is upright, and rise slightly off your seat so your knees can absorb some of the force of impact. Just before contact, roll on the throttle slightly to lighten the front end.

3. When riding in traffic, it is important to remember that motorcycles:

Explanation
Like any other vehicle, motorcycles have blind spots. Always turn your head to check for traffic in your blind spot before changing lanes.

4. A motorcycle “fits” you if:

Explanation
A motorcycle fits you properly if your feet can reach the ground while you are seated on the motorcycle. It should be easy for you to reach and operate the controls.

5. The gearshift lever is operated by:

Explanation
The gearshift lever of a motorcycle is located in front of the left footrest and is operated by the rider's left foot.

6. Impairment from drinking alcohol occurs:

Explanation
It is never safe to operate a motorcycle after consuming any amount of alcohol. Impairment of the skills needed to safely ride begins well below the legal limit.
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