2022 New Mexico Motorcycle Permit Test 8

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. Your lane position should not:

Explanation
A properly chosen lane position can optimize a number of safety factors. Your lane position should keep you out of other vehicles’ blind spots, increase your ability to see and be seen, help you avoid surface hazards, help you avoid wind blasts from other vehicles, and provide you with an escape route from any hazards that might arise. You should be positioned in a way that discourages other drivers from trying to share your lane.

2. A person who is above the age of 21 with a minimum blood alcohol content (BAC) of ______ is considered legally intoxicated.

Explanation
In New Mexico, a person who is above the legal drinking age can be arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent or higher. It is both illegal and dangerous to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

3. Usually, a good way to handle a tailgater is to:

Explanation
Usually, the best way to handle a tailgater is to get them in front of you. If you can do so safely, change lanes and let them pass. Speeding up may only increase the danger by encouraging them to follow you at a faster speed.

4. If your motorcycle begins to wobble, you should:

Explanation
Trying to accelerate out of a wobble is dangerous and will only make your motorcycle more unstable. Instead, grip the handlebars firmly (without trying to fight the wobble), gradually close the throttle to slow down, and move your weight as far forward and downward as possible. Pull off the road as soon as you can.

5. A helmet should not:

Explanation
You will get the greatest amount of protection from a helmet if it meets U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and state standards, fits snugly all the way around, and has no obvious defects. A helmet worn at the time of a crash should be replaced.

6. As a motorcycle operator, you can help others see you by:

Explanation
To increase your chances of being seen, wear brightly-colored clothing, use your headlight at all times, and use your turn signals.
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