2022 New York Motorcycle Permit Test

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

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1. Usually, a good way to handle tailgaters is to:

Explanation
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 causing them to continue tailgating you at a higher speed.

2. If you are preparing to pass another operator on the left, you should:

Explanation
When preparing to pass another vehicle on its left, ride in the left portion of your lane to increase your line of sight and to make yourself more visible to any drivers in the passing lane. Use your mirrors and turn your head to check for traffic before changing lanes.

3. When securing a load, you should place the load:

Explanation
Secured loads should be low. Putting them too high up, such as on a sissy bar, can raise the motorcycle's center of gravity and upset its balance. Loads should be as evenly distributed as possible on each side of the motorcycle to avoid pulling the bike to one side.

4. A rectangular sign may be a:

Explanation
Signs informing road users of road regulations, such as speed limits, are normally rectangular and colored white with black lettering or symbols. Riders must follow the rules posted on these regulatory signs.

5. To stop quickly, it is best to:

Explanation
To stop quickly, apply both brakes at the same time.
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